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[SCRIPT] Windows One Click Root Method [3/26/11]

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By Captainkrtek, Retired Recognized Developer / Retired Forum Moderator on 27th March 2011, 03:15 AM
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HTC Thunderbolt Windows One Click Root
This is a simple batch file that will guide you in rooting your device.
It is pretty easy to follow along but please take your time and read everything. It has only been tested a few times so please report any errors or issues you find.
Huge thanks to NetForce-TX on IRC for testing along with helping, I owe you!
Also thanks to Jcase for guidance
TeamAndIRC and Captainkrtek (Me) are NOT responsible for any bricks, fires, or damaged/broken hardware due to this process

If you wish to read the batch files contents either open it with notepad or check the pastebin

Instructions are included in the file when running it along with where to get the necessary files.

Prerequisites:
  • Drivers Installed & Working
  • SDK Installed with ADB
  • Exploits.zip with contents extracted to your ADB dir
  • PG05IMG.zip
  • Downgrade RUU
  • A Thunderbolt running 605.6 or 605.9 Firmware
You can download the OneClickRoot here

I will update this from time to time if needed, If you have issues with the batch file please PM me on XDA or find me on irc.andirc.net #Thunderbolt.
I will not reply to your PM if you want me to help you root your phone!
UPDATE: If SU acts up (IE: Force closes) flash this via CWM
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27th March 2011, 03:20 AM |#2  
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Wow, looks easy! But I'm glad I did it through ADB. Nice job!
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Wow, looks easy! But I'm glad I did it through ADB. Nice job!

Thanks! It is pretty simple, only a few things you have to do manually (no possible workaround) such as flashing from the bootloader.
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Anyone try this yet?

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Anyone try this yet?

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Already a few people have tested it, all successes
27th March 2011, 04:16 AM |#7  
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so we set the phone to debug mode and the usb mode to just charging?

i was going to to the other root ;set up my ADB earlier but chickened out... i already have the files downloaded
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so we set the phone to debug mode and the usb mode to just charging?

i was going to to the ot her root and set up my abd earlier but chickened out... i already have the files downloaded

Yeah exactly, just debug and charging, until you have to copy over the roms then you will set the USB mode to mount SD
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I did the long method but I missed the step to get s-off. Can I still use the one click root method sk I can obtain s-off?
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I did the long method but I missed the step to get s-off. Can I still use the one click root method sk I can obtain s-off?

Yes you can, but I reccomend unrooting whatever you have done so far using this http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1009423
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Yes you can, but I reccomend unrooting whatever you have done so far using this http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1009423

Ok, I'll unroot and use the one click method. Thx

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