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By kmtz3, Junior Member on 27th August 2011, 04:06 PM
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Hello friendly xda people!
I am tryng to unroot my evo because it's giving me some problems, I will hopefully be sending it back on monday. I have tried to use clockwork mod and amon ra recovery to flash the unrevoked forever s-on.zip file. My phone keeps telling me installation aborted. Is there an new s-on tool? or am I missing something? I followed the instructions in the un-root the evo forum of the development section.
 
 
27th August 2011, 04:29 PM |#2  
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Try it again, make sure you have the 2.15....11.19 radio, then try again. Also re download the s on tool, as it may be corrupt.

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How did you root your Evo? Unrevoked? Revolution? The unroot process is not the same for these two methods.
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27th August 2011, 04:53 PM |#4  
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I used unrevoked almost right after I got my evo in November of last year.
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I will check my radio and see if that is the problem.
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is radio the same as baseband version?
baseband version says
2.15.00.05.02
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Originally Posted by kmtz3

is radio the same as baseband version?
baseband version says
2.15.00.05.02

There is no way around it. To flash S-ON, you have to downgrade your baseband (radio) because 2.15.00.05.02 has been patched to not accept unrevoked.

You can go to

http://www.mediafire.com/?2pjq2dhjv6ntxnh

and download the 2.15.00.11.19 radio. Place on the root of your SD card and flash from your recovery.

ALSO, IT IS VERY IMPORTANT DURING A RADIO FLASH TO NOT PULL THE BATTERY IF THE PHONE APPEARS TO STICK, OR IT IS A SURE WAY TO BRICK IT. JUST LET THE PROGRAM DO ITS THING AND FINISH.
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gotcha! thank you so much! I will try it in a bit, my bubble bath is waiting for me!! When I do it I will let cha' know how it goes!
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so I successfully flashed the radio and the s-on tool and when I was getting ready to mount the sd card. it would not mount through amon ra, It kept telling me sd card busy, so I rebooted. Now I have s-on and still have the superuser app. I was not able to flash the pcimg through hboot. Did I mess it up?
27th August 2011, 09:03 PM |#10  
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so I successfully flashed the radio and the s-on tool and when I was getting ready to mount the sd card. it would not mount through amon ra, It kept telling me sd card busy, so I rebooted. Now I have s-on and still have the superuser app. I was not able to flash the pcimg through hboot. Did I mess it up?

You have the radio s-on.
You're trying to unroot so now the last step is to download this:

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=VSFLE9CD

Rename it PC36IMG.zip. [Make sure it's NOT PC36IMG.zip.zip]

Boot into the bootloader and accept the update.

Ta-da. You're unrooted.
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