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How to remove superuser app

11th January 2012, 12:10 AM   |  #1  
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I upgraded to ics and lost root(which is fine for now) but how do i remove my super user app. I cant just uninstall from settings, apps. So is there something im missing? Thanks

Edit: mods, please fee free to move to the q&a section. Meant to post there.

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11th January 2012, 01:42 AM   |  #2  
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Root explorer will get rid of SU
You have to delete from 3 places in the system section I just can't remember which 3. I did it on the TF101 and it works
Your dont need root to do it but you may need the paid version of Root Explorer

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23rd February 2012, 02:56 AM   |  #3  
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I have the same problem let me know if you find out what files to delete. Would really appreciate it.
23rd February 2012, 08:17 AM   |  #4  
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i have application can ROOT & UNROOT all Android Tablets & smartphone.

i have test it in asus prime and its amazing.

download it from this link
http://rom.anshouji.com/root/unlockroot23-eng.exe

if you need more information please visit this link.

http://www.unlockroot.com/unlockroot.php
good luck.
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23rd February 2012, 10:23 AM   |  #5  
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Depending on how you rooted, the superuser app is probably installed to /system. If this is the case then you can only remove it by doing a full root followed by an unroot.

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23rd February 2012, 12:00 PM   |  #6  
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Thanks for the help, but I've since re-rooted via viper mods tool. And actually just unlocked the bl.

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23rd February 2012, 03:20 PM   |  #7  
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I tried using the viperMod and I still couldnt get su permission, what is wrong. It is in the system files and I tried deleting them with the ROOT Explorer app stated above and nothing worked. What am I doing Wrong?
23rd February 2012, 05:14 PM   |  #8  
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EDIT: sorry I didn't notice that jmikeb92 was not the OP. So this post probably makes no sense.
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If I were you I'd root using mempodroid, install the su binary, then use a terminal shell to remove all traces of root (ie: superuser apk, busybox, su).

Another thing you can do is check the permissions on your su binary. Not sure where vipermod puts it, probably in /system/xbin. Check that it is setuid at least. If it is not, that's your problem. In this case gain root using mempodroid and setuid the sucker.
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EDIT: sorry I didn't notice that jmikeb92 was not the OP. So this post probably makes no sense.
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If I were you I'd root using mempodroid, install the su binary, then use a terminal shell to remove all traces of root (ie: superuser apk, busybox, su).

Another thing you can do is check the permissions on your su binary. Not sure where vipermod puts it, probably in /system/xbin. Check that it is setuid at least. If it is not, that's your problem. In this case gain root using mempodroid and setuid the sucker.

I literally have no idea how to do the binary code stuff. Ind of a noob when it comes to that. Is it terribly difficult?

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6th March 2012, 05:29 PM   |  #10  
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I literally have no idea how to do the binary code stuff. Ind of a noob when it comes to that. Is it terribly difficult?

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No it is not difficult but you would need some knowledge of linux security. For example what setuid/setgid is, how to change file ownership, how to change file permissions.

There are lots of resources out there if you are interested in that sort of thing.

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