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Default Shutting up OTA update requests

Since this morning, my Incredible has been asking me to apply an OTA update. I'm wary of doing this (in case it closes a useful exploit), but it's getting very insistent (asking every few minutes). So far I've been trying to kill processes that look like they might apply here:

- MCC_OTA: didn't work, but hasn't restarted

- HTC Checkin Service: didn't work, and did restart

I don't know if my paranoia is justified here, but I'd hate to lose the chance to properly control my phone.
 
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I ignored it as well although I have yet to get a repeated request to install it.

Edit: Aaaand right as I said that it popped up.
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im pretty sure you can get rid of the update by wiping cache in recovery.

now it might try to update and download again later.
 
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Default Re: Shutting up OTA update requests

mine too, i really hope that thi s doesn't mess my chance to root!

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And crap, it just asked again.

The "HTC Checkin Service" is running again, too.

This is getting very annoying. :(
 
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I gave in cause every damn time i picked up my phone it was there asking me..
 
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My son was using my phone and forgot to tell him not to update my phone if the update prompt show up and now my phone is updated. I hope I will still be able to root my phone.
 
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I logged the update dialog and discovered that it prompts every 30 minutes:
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05-06 12:39:47.848 I/ActivityManager(   77): Starting activity: Intent { flg=0x30840004 cmp=com.google.android.systemupdater/.SystemUpdateInstallDialog (has extras) }
05-06 12:39:47.927 I/SystemUpdateInstallDialog(   77): OTA update available: /cache/OTA_IncredibleC_Verizon_WWE_1.22.605.2_1.22.605.0_release_sign.a33bc3bf.zip
05-06 12:39:47.927 I/SystemUpdateInstallDialog(   77): Next OTA prompt in 1799 sec
05-06 12:39:48.177 I/ActivityManager(   77): Displayed activity com.google.android.systemupdater/.SystemUpdateInstallDialog: 282 ms (total 282 ms)
05-06 12:40:58.017 I/SystemUpdateInstallDialog(   77): OTA update dismissed by user
05-06 12:40:58.017 I/SystemUpdateInstallDialog(   77): OTA update prompt dismissed
 
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just download it but dont install.
 
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Default Re: Shutting up OTA update requests

I would really doubt that this will ruin rooting. its just a simple MR update.

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