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By shaunbeyoung, Member on 21st March 2014, 01:18 AM
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I know, this is all over the place. I'm just very new at this and have been given the reach-around by these outdated tutorial videos for the past few hours.

Here's the scoop:
I'm running Windows 8.1 through Parallels 9 on my Mac Mini.

The root video for Mac didn't work for me either (so, I'm sorry).

ANYTHING and EVERYTHING I've tried so far, has come back with an error message.

And I have followed each video STEP-by-STEP.

(sorry, I had a Nexus 5 that sustained INTENSE water damage a few hours ago, so I'm already upset at the contrasting difficult between rooting both phones).

Please, someone help me out. Every video I've watched was posted almost a year ago.

I'm running Android 4.3 - and drivers aren't working on Windows 8.1.

Thank you so much to anyone that helps.
 
 
21st March 2014, 03:30 AM |#2  
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Most of the guide here will work but not on a vm type. It has to be native. Either duel boot microsoft(witch most of the tools and guidance are built from because of majority rules) or find a pc. Friend or family and start there.

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21st March 2014, 12:29 PM |#3  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shaunbeyoung

I know, this is all over the place. I'm just very new at this and have been given the reach-around by these outdated tutorial videos for the past few hours.

Here's the scoop:
I'm running Windows 8.1 through Parallels 9 on my Mac Mini.

The root video for Mac didn't work for me either (so, I'm sorry).

ANYTHING and EVERYTHING I've tried so far, has come back with an error message.

And I have followed each video STEP-by-STEP.

(sorry, I had a Nexus 5 that sustained INTENSE water damage a few hours ago, so I'm already upset at the contrasting difficult between rooting both phones).

Please, someone help me out. Every video I've watched was posted almost a year ago.

I'm running Android 4.3 - and drivers aren't working on Windows 8.1.

Thank you so much to anyone that helps.

Here's the tutorial for MAC
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2245782

the only difference is you need the updated versions of TWRP / CWM (TWRP 2.6.3.3 preferred)
http://techerrata.com/browse/twrp2/m7
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Thank you to everyone for the help and advice! I have rooted my phone. Thank you all so much!

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