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By PluggedLlama, Junior Member on 7th January 2012, 06:42 PM
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I have searched everywhere and cannot find any answers. I tried to load a custom rom lastnight and my phone got stuck on the white HTC screeen. I was able to go into HBOOT but everytime i tried to rebot nothing would hapen. I loaded the PH39IMG.zip but it said the file could not be read. Now my phone wont turn on normally or into HBOOT. When I plug it in the orange light flashes and goes out. The only response I get is the haptic on the 4 lower keys.
 
 
7th January 2012, 06:55 PM |#2  
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Did you flash the boot image before you flashed the ROM?

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not sure. I made the mistake of using ROM Manager from the market. i downloaded the rom i wanted to the external sd and went into the app, selected "install from sd card", selected the rom and it instantly came up with the white HTC scren. i gave it about 30 min before pulling the battery and loading HBOOT. from there i couldnt do anything so i went to bed. when i woke up i was able to enter HBOOT and got the message "battery low". i plugged it in and the light flashed orange. now nothing. just feedback when i touch the 4 bottom keys. i put a CWM and the zip back on sd card but cant get into HBOOT to flash it...
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not sure. I made the mistake of using ROM Manager from the market. i downloaded the rom i wanted to the external sd and went into the app, selected "install from sd card", selected the rom and it instantly came up with the white HTC scren. i gave it about 30 min before pulling the battery and loading HBOOT. from there i couldnt do anything so i went to bed. when i woke up i was able to enter HBOOT and got the message "battery low". i plugged it in and the light flashed orange. now nothing. just feedback when i touch the 4 bottom keys. i put a CWM and the zip back on sd card but cant get into HBOOT to flash it...

I be love you have flash an incorrect cwm and or kernel. Chexkbout the super guide and revert to stock and start again .

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thats what i thought also but i cant get it to do anything. i hant get into HBOOT or FASTBOOT. all i get is a black screen
7th January 2012, 07:43 PM |#6  
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Did you pull your battery before trying to boot into hboot?

Did you relock your phone before trying to flash the PH39IMG?
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yes. it just doesnt want to enter. i just left the battery out for 20 min and it finally went to hboot. it asked if i would like to go into recovery, i said yes. it said updating then update sucessful and asked to reboot. did that, white htc screen for 5 min then it turned off like it died again. How would i "re-lock" if i can manage to get back to hboot? and is there a reason my battery wont charge? also can i enter it without the battery and being connected to charger? Thanks for all the help guys
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yay. i got into CWM!!! now can i install a custom ROM?
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yay. i got into CWM!!! now can i install a custom ROM?

Fastboot fast proper kernel and then yes.
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the only thing i can get loaded at this time is CWM. where do i go from here? im sorry, i thought i had this all figured out but to be honest it turns out i have no idea what im doing.
7th January 2012, 09:26 PM |#11  
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the only thing i can get loaded at this time is CWM. where do i go from here? im sorry, i thought i had this all figured out but to be honest it turns out i have no idea what im doing.

You can start by reading the link below:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1416836

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