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Sprint 2.27.651.6 OTA -DO NOT INSTALL

4th June 2010, 02:44 PM |#1  
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Now After weeks of hard work regaw finally rooted the Official 2.27.651.5 ruu update yesterday Intrustions HERE http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...95&postcount=1

Well it seems sprint is hard at work to patch the exploit to regain root. They are pushing 2.27.651.6 OTA (over the air) update today. do not download or install untill it has been verified safe, it is beleived to be a patch to fix the root exploit.
This is just a friendly warning.
UDATED INFO-----------------
Pleased Do not get the RUU from either sprint or htc as this has been updated to the new version, if you do you will most likely lose root
Android info on rom
ModelID: HERO20000
CIDNUM: SPCS_001
MainVer: 2.27.651.6
it is still listed as 2.27.651.5
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4th June 2010, 02:45 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by nfinitefx45

Now After weeks of hard work regaw finally rooted the Official 2.27.651.5 ruu update yesterday Intrustions HERE http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...95&postcount=1

Well it seems sprint is hard at work to patch the exploit to regain root. They are pushing 2.27.651.6 OTA (over the air) update today. do not download or install untill it has been verified safe, it is beleived to be a patch to fix the root exploit.
This is just a friendly warning.

I figured this would be for EVO only to fix their SDcard issues.
4th June 2010, 02:48 PM |#3  
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it is only for the EVO. only update for heros that ive heard of is the gsm heros getting updated to 2.1 and thats it.
4th June 2010, 02:54 PM |#4  
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Just checked for firmware update, No Update Available.

Why is this posted here OP, is there something you know that this will be pushed to us Hero owners too?
4th June 2010, 02:59 PM |#5  
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I did the RUU then root fix, after starting up i got notified about an update also. So hmmmm. Maybe something in the update makes the system think it's an evo.
4th June 2010, 03:04 PM |#6  
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I did the RUU then root fix, after starting up i got notified about an update also. So hmmmm. Maybe something in the update makes the system think it's an evo.

You need to do the optional Cert stuff at the bottom of the guide to disable OTA updates.
4th June 2010, 03:06 PM |#7  
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Well there are reports that Sprint HERO customers have recieve a notification of an update. So I figure better safe then sorry to atleast post the info....
Besides I'd rather be wrong on this then to not post anything and have people updating to find out it was true.
If they want to remove my post then that is fine. Also I posted this hear for any new hero owners that may have just started exploring the options to root there Hero's
Have a great day, and hopefully I am wrong about the update.
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4th June 2010, 03:41 PM |#8  
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The sprint community forums has confirmed that there is an update available directly from HTC. There are posts at various android forums that is confirming an EVO update this morning to fix the sdcard issue also patches the root exploit. Most people are saying that this OTA update for the Hero patches root as well.
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I can confirm that there is an update for the HERO today also, "System Upgrade 2.27.651.6 (3.17 MB)" has come up on my HERO
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ok, well that proves me wrong. sorry about that. in any case, does anybody know what the update does?
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