First off you dont need kies running just installed on your laptop\computer its only there to facilitate usb connection so you can use odin to put new frmware on.
Try putting cfs rooted ki4 on first again to obtain root then try other customs (most come with rooted kernals) failing that im stumped
Oh aye dont whatever you do format your partitions in cwm or odin ull loose your bootloader and will need a jig thingy to get download mode again. I was gonna try it till i read that info sumwhere on xda lol glad i nevva.
Anyone feel free to correct first paragraph im sure its correct but.....?be missing abit or add e tra
Paragraph three sure is right lol
Aaaaa jus reread u post lol rotted umean rooted ooopps i english took word litrly lol skip para 2
Also if anyone can answer if you do reformat partiton and let it finish unlike the thread i read earlier today can you still access phone to put firmware back on aslong as you have backup efs exetra... through odin just asking might help motorsport too