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[Q] Phone freezes during boot, stuck on rethink possible

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By gdj80, Junior Member on 16th March 2011, 04:36 PM
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My phone started the day by not booting after a reboot. It stops at rethink possible and the screen will stay on forever and do nothing. If I swipe the fingerprint I get a double vibe like it didn't accept the scan. The only thing I have done to the phone is rooting it.

I did notice one thing this morning. I took it out of the laptop dock and the icon for the dock stayed there even after I then put it in the car dock. I then rebooted it because it had frozen and never came back up. Help!
 
 
7th July 2011, 09:42 PM |#2  
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At me too, my atrix was freeze on loading screen "rethink possible". That I wanted to make all before, to reboot it.
I tried to pull out a battery but unsuccessfully, always freeze on boot screen.
Please help me, i really don't know what i need to do.
And i can't call to motorola support because I live in Russia.

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7th July 2011, 09:50 PM |#3  
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Can either of you boot to RSD to flash a sbf?

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7th July 2011, 09:55 PM |#4  
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how we can do that?
and i don't know what is sbf
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how we can do that?
and i don't know what is sbf

I am not home at the moment, so I will post links to flashing sbf guides after I get home tonight.

You get to RSD by holding down the volume UP button while rebooting until it days RSD Protocol at the top of the screen.

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Originally Posted by leonlw

how we can do that?
and i don't know what is sbf

Instructions here

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=991072

SBFs located here

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1125944
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thx for links, i will try to recover my phone.
7th July 2011, 10:21 PM |#8  
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Instructions here

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=991072

SBFs located here

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1125944

Thanks for posting that. Will be a while before I am home.

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Thanks for posting that. Will be a while before I am home.

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Your advice is sound. Many such bootloops can also be eliminated with a "fastboot -w"

Not really sure what specific changes in /data (some .db setting somewhere prolly) can cause it to barf on boot but it happens a lot, especially when switching builds (froyo->GB, etc)
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