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View Poll Results: Did the "timing solution" work for you?
Yes! My phone is unbranded! I tried it < 10 times! 239 30.18%
Yes! My phone is unbranded! I tried it > 10 times! 105 13.26%
Yes! My phone is branded! I tried it < 10 times! 140 17.68%
Yes! My phone is branded! I tried it > 10 times! 66 8.33%
No! I tried it numerous times, but it didn't work! 242 30.56%
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Get the NoDo Update right now!

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28th March 2011, 08:17 PM   |  #1  
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Hint: Your phone must be unbranded or must have the "000-88" registry hack applied if branded ("registry unbranding"). Be sure you are running the latest version of Zune.
This should work for all retail WP7 devices! You should start this guide from OS version 7008! (This should be automatically installed on a [registry] unbranded phone)


"Force NoDo" (March 2011) WP7 Update Guide:

Solution 1: Using your regular internet connection (Credits go to user Noticed) (Give him a Thanks here)

1. Start Zune.
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2. Turn off data connection and Wi-Fi on the Phone.


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3. Connect the Phone to the PC (USB).
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4. Manually search for an update within Zune. ("Settings" > "Phone" > "Update")


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Important step 5.:
About 3 seconds later, disconnect your PC from the internet. (Turn WLAN/Ethernet off)
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6. The Update shows up!


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7. Reconnect to the internet and install the update.
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If it doesn't work try again starting from step 4 and vary the time you disonnect.




Solution 2: Using a VPN dialup connection

1. Download USAIP.pbk from here, then open it and connect to EUROIP PPTP Hungary
with
USERNAME: demo
PASSWORD: demo
(This connection is automatically closed after 7 minutes! Check your firewall, if you have problems to connect!)

(If "Network Connections" doesn't open, apply the registry entry from here and reboot your PC)
and connect your phone to the PC by USB.
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2. Disable Wi-Fi (WLAN) in your phone, but be shure that airplane mode is off and that in "Settings" > "phone update" both checkboxes are checked.


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3. Start Zune (if not already started) and keep it running all the time.
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4. Switch to cellular settings on the phone.


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5. Manually search for an update within Zune. ("Settings" > "Phone" > "Update")
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Important step 6.:
After a few seconds (about 10-15 seconds for me, but this could vary from 5 seconds to almost one minute!) disable data connection on the already opened settings tab on your phone.
For the right timing utilize the timing trick mentioned below.



--> The update shows up!
(You can now terminate the connection and download the update using your "normal" internet connection)




If it doesn't work (cognizable by the fact that you get a time out error) retry steps 5 and 6 and vary the time until you manually disable the data connection! (step 6)
Users report this tutorial works with WIFI! So if you aren't successful try to use your phone's WIFI connection instead of your cellular data connection (be sure to set the cellular data connection off this time).
(Thanks goes to vi3txlifv, mikmik111 and kapanak)
A trick to get the right timing (thanks Hardmen):
Get a stopwatch and stop the time until you get the Zune update time out. Subtract 0.5 to 1 seconds and that's the time you have to shut off the data connection.

Here is a nice video demonstrating the whole process. (watch after 3:00min) :

(Thanks goes to windowsphonehacker.com)



NoDo alive...


Please share your experience in the update procedure and participate in the poll!

Enjoy your phone!




Best Regards,
Bonebreaker (a.k.a. ulub81)

Thanks also goes to dawnrazr and xsiriusx!

Even Paul Thurrott uses this method!
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28th March 2011, 08:40 PM   |  #2  
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Okay.. where is the download?

Edit:

Nevermind. Found it. Thought it was some kind of private file.

I'll try and report
28th March 2011, 08:43 PM   |  #3  
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It's [http: //] usaip.eu/en/USAIP.pbk .

Sorry I'm not able to post links at the moment, because of my posting status! :(
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is this for all phones? I have an AT&T Focus (unbranded)
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open with which program? nothing associated with pbk files on mine
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Quote:
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is this for all phones? I have an AT&T Focus (unbranded)

Yes, this works for all phones!
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You got this working on a Focus???
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If you have had phone or carrier specific issues that might be addressed in a carrier update I would urge some caution. There may be some OEM updates in the ATT version that may not be included using this method, I suspect.
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open with which program? nothing associated with pbk files on mine

If "Network Connections" doesn't open apply the registry entry from usaip.eu/en/ipsec.reg and reboot your PC
28th March 2011, 08:58 PM   |  #10  
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no dice on my phone. telus lg optimus 7 unlocked also whent in did the registry hack for no carrier any sugestions guys?

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