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[Recovery] [RUU 4.20.531.4] [TWRP Nandroid Backups] [Radio IMGs][ OTA 4.20.531.4 ]

16th April 2015, 04:55 AM |#721  
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I'm having the same problem. The RUU will not run for me no matter what I do, I have installed and uninstall HTC sync manager, installed every 2005/2008/2010/2012 Visual C++ redistributable I can find and yet it the thing just always crashes as soon as I accept the license agreement. POOF! Just gone. I hate Windows so much. It's Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit if that matters.

I can't seem to get the stock backup to work either. I applied it via recovery but every time I reboot the System UI crashes as does HTC dot view. There is no notification bar at the top nor any back/home/recent apps buttons on the bottom.

I think the only solution here *IS* the RUU, right? But the thing just refuses to run and this is the only Windows system I any ideas?
16th April 2015, 07:23 PM |#722  
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Did you run it as Administrator? Right click and run as admin.
16th April 2015, 07:37 PM |#723  
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Originally Posted by Tidbits

Did you run it as Administrator? Right click and run as admin.

Yep and it still didn't work. I even tried launching CMD as administrator and then running it from there, but it didn't give me any extra insight. Oh well. Ultimately, I just went into the stock recovery and ran a data wipe/factory reset and the next time it booted up, it just worked! No RUU required. Now I can avoid booting into Windows for many more months and happily run Ubuntu.
20th April 2015, 10:00 PM |#724  
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I am rooted, s off, using twrp on lollipop. I wanted to return to stock because I used Jump and got an m9 and need to send the m8 back.

I ran the T Mobile RUU and it failed, I am now stuck on the HTC blackscreen with exclamation points in all 4 corners and can't get into recovery or boot past this screen. How can I recover from this mess? I've never had an RUU fail, it said that it was the wrong firmware for my device but it's the correct RUU. I was stock rooted before the RUU failed. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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25th April 2015, 12:48 PM |#725  
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Does anybody have the RUU zip file you can flash with fastboot commands? I've never had good luck with the automated Windows executables.

EDIT: Just found this:

Unfortunately it 404's on the expanded firmware, which is the one I need. Anybody have an alternative link or mirror?
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