I have sucessfully tested this root exploit on my Moto G (XT1033). Here is the exploit used:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/moto-x/orig-development/root-4-4-x-pie-motorola-devices-t2771623 (As you can see, this is a tethered root)
If you do wa...
Main thread here:http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2774016
You are flashing 4.3 firmware on 4.4, downgrading doesn't work and might even brick your boot loader!
Try this firmware (it has different flashing instructions)
I'm pretty confused with this. How exactly did you unlock without a working fastboot (no waiting for device issue)? Did you change your pc drivers after unlock or trying this from a different pc? When you say "phone doesn't recognizes it is connec...
You need working adb and fastboot drivers.
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1S0LCuXCnnmSWh6NGJmSE1BUWc (minimal adb and fastboot files)