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[ROOT] 1.85 One Click Root! - ACT NOW, MAY NOT LAST FOREVER!

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By designgears, Recognized Developer on 14th June 2012, 03:44 AM
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EXPLOIT NO LONGER WORKING DUE TO OTA UPDATE. BE WARNED.

Thanks to beaups for his exploit!

Download the zip file below, unzip it somewhere, run root.bat with your phone plugged in and usb debugging enabled. Currently this is for windows only.

Includes a fully working su binary and Superuser.apk, make sure to update the su binary the first time you run SuperSu!

Follow the instructions on the screen, they are very simple, only one thing to do!

Download:
http://www.gigashare.in/738af



HELP SECTION:

After you are rooted, I strongly suggest you unlock your bootloader immediately!!
http://briefmobile.com/how-to-unlock...e-x-bootloader

Make sure HTC sync is NOT RUNNING (down in system tray)
Make sure phone is set to "charge only" and usb debugging is enabled!
Make sure Wifi is enabled and connected! (seems to help, but not required)

If you are stuck at "waiting for device to reboot" for a long time or you get "/data/local.prop was not created, exit the script, try again." followed by lots of junk, reboot your phone and push your clock forward two days, reboot, and try again.

If the update fails to check for updates, reboot your phone and push your clock forward two days, reboot, and try again.

usb drivers, if you need them: http://binary100100.googlecode.com/f...r3.0.0.007.exe
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14th June 2012, 03:49 AM |#2  
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You're the man and you know this...

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14th June 2012, 03:50 AM |#3  
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Damn. I'm already rooted yet disappointed I can't be part of this . Lol well Friday I will be donating like I said I would. Good job

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14th June 2012, 03:54 AM |#4  
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Great work! Wonder how long this will last.

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14th June 2012, 03:55 AM |#5  
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Pure awesomeness, worked make sure you let it reboot a few times, I think mine rebooted 3 or 4, I just left it in the cradle. I now have root
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14th June 2012, 03:56 AM |#6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pumpiron579

Pure awesomeness, worked make sure you let it reboot a few times, I think mine rebooted 3 or 4, I just left it in the cradle. I now have root

should only reboot twice
14th June 2012, 03:58 AM |#7  
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I got this error when I tried it.


Go to Settings, ATT Software update, check for updates.

Waiting for device to Reboot...
/data/local.prop was not created, exit the script, try again.
remount failed: Operation not permitted
failed to copy 'su' to '/system/xbin/su': Read-only file system
failed to copy 'busybox' to '/system/xbin/busybox': Read-only file system
failed to copy 'Superuser.apk' to '/system/app/Superuser.apk': Read-only file sy
stem
Unable to chmod /system/xbin/su: No such file or directory
Unable to chmod /system/xbin/su: No such file or directory
Unable to chmod /system/xbin/busybox: No such file or directory
Unable to chmod /system/xbin/busybox: No such file or directory
Unable to chmod /system/app/Superuser.apk: No such file or directory
/system/bin/sh: /system/xbin/busybox: not found
rm failed for /data/local.prop, Permission denied
Done! Rebooting...
Press any key to continue . . .

Any suggestions?
14th June 2012, 03:59 AM |#8  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by StrykerGT

I got this error when I tried it.


Go to Settings, ATT Software update, check for updates.

Waiting for device to Reboot...
/data/local.prop was not created, exit the script, try again.
remount failed: Operation not permitted
failed to copy 'su' to '/system/xbin/su': Read-only file system
failed to copy 'busybox' to '/system/xbin/busybox': Read-only file system
failed to copy 'Superuser.apk' to '/system/app/Superuser.apk': Read-only file sy
stem
Unable to chmod /system/xbin/su: No such file or directory
Unable to chmod /system/xbin/su: No such file or directory
Unable to chmod /system/xbin/busybox: No such file or directory
Unable to chmod /system/xbin/busybox: No such file or directory
Unable to chmod /system/app/Superuser.apk: No such file or directory
/system/bin/sh: /system/xbin/busybox: not found
rm failed for /data/local.prop, Permission denied
Done! Rebooting...
Press any key to continue . . .

Any suggestions?

check out the bolded part

kick the date forward two days and reboot your phone, run the script again

you might have to do that a couple times...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by designgears

should only reboot twice


Is that taking into account the unstableness and the potential for it to spontaneously reboot on its own?
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Mine doesn't get past "waiting for device to reboot"
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Thanks for the script sir!

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