So 2 days ago I flashed a stock rom, then CMW 188.8.131.52 (that advanced edition), then CM11 + GAPPS found in that same thread.
Result is an only half booting gio, I can enter pin, then select a language and then it's all black except for the battery and signal indicators.
I tried flashing again with a different recovery and flashed CMW 184.108.40.206. Now I got the bluescreen which is common on that version.
No problem, just put it in download mode and odin flash it... wel, not!
I tried on at least 5 different pcs, all windows 7, with custom driver packages, with official samsung kies (2.6), with reboots and without reboots, all usb ports and different usb cables. One pc began installing drivers for MSM72xx (GOOD), but then failed saying the device was disconnected while it wasn't. On most pcs it appears in device manager under usb devices as unknown with error 43, but trying to manually install inf files for it isn't working.
So no pc sees my phone when in download mode, I can't access recovery and I can't even make it to the android homescreen.
Any ideas on how to get it working again? Cause obviously it isn't bricked, its just that by pure coincidince all roads to a working phone are blocked (only half booting android + bugged recovery + weird behaviour in download mode).
Maybe usefull info. The inigial stockrom I flashed (the latest you can find on sammobile.com) didn't completely boot either. It stayed in the boot animation for almost 1 hour before I turned it off. I hope there wasn't something wrong with the stock rom cause me to have a broken download mode now (though it passed odin's md5 check).