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[UPG]Hard-SPL Unlocker - Developer Edition

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By Olipro, Retired Recognized Developer on 17th June 2008, 05:50 PM
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OK Guys,

This is a placeholder for Hard-SPL Dev edition - recommended for ROM Cookers and Developers only.

it's the same as the other except it doesn't require signing and blocks overwriting.


Done, see next post.

NOTE: This is NOT a SIM unlocker - it also doesn't unlock Security for other radios. if you need that, GO HERE
17th June 2008, 06:23 PM |#2  
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here's unsigned version of Hard-SPL - what you've been waiting for!
ok, here it is now as I said the wait would be max 2 weeks in the *worst* case. well the case is much better than that

this is only for people who know what they are doing!!! newbies who aren't sure what roms to flash, should go with the signed version of hardSPL here:

Installation Instructions are the same:

1) Download, extract to an empty folder.
2) Run RomUpdateUtility.exe, Have Phone Synced with PC in Windows Mobile
3) follow steps, check device for prompts after PC shows loading bar. it should go to black screen now.
4) SPL flashes, device automatically reboots, job done.
5) to confirm you got it installed, go into bootloader mode (volume down + reset, i.e. press volume down button and reset then keep holding the volume down key until you see tricolour screen) and verify the screen shows 1.40.OliNex.
note: you will not see the SPL version during normal boot, that is the OS version, not SPL!


- read the instructions.
- read the instructions.
- read the instructions.
- Anyone having problems with the device entering SSPL automatically (your device doesn't even go to black screen), please copy SSPLManual.exe to the device and run it. then once the screen is black, run RUU manually (you run the RUU on the PC, if it isn't obvious).
- if you get connection error in RUU after the device goes to black screen, then try a different USB port, also do not use USB hub, you can also try rebooting your PC, and can try using another PC. read the thread for even more tips that I don't remember now. also you can try unticking advanced network functionality in start menu / settings / connections / usbtopc applet.
- if SSPL-Manual.exe or enterbootloader.exe fails to run (says missing component or similar), try a hard reset of the device.
- CDMA (Sprint or Telus) diamonds need my other hardspl:, head over to: CDMA (not GSM) diamond hardspl - ONLY use this if your diamond does not use GSM protocol for radio!!! otherwise you will brick the device!!!

NOTE: this has overwrite protection, so don't try flashing another SPL using HardSPL.
if someone needs to revert to stock SPL for warranty reasons, we will soon post a stock SPL downgrade package.


UPDATE 1: 1.37 Hard-SPL
for those who need 1.37 due to some screen fuzziness issues on some newer diamonds, here it is with hardspl patches:
- Developer Edition: can flash unsigned code. Version: 1.37.OliNex
- Signed Edition: can only flash preapproved signed code. Version: 1.38.OliNex
please see Attachment below for Developer Edition!!
for Signed Edition, see the signed HardSPL thread of course.

I recommend you flash the original HardSPL, as that one is MFG. only flash the 1.37 if you experience the fuzzy display issue.

UPDATE 2: 1.93 Hard-SPL
if someone's diamond came with 1.93 SPL originally, maybe this HardSPL based on 1.93 will work better than the olders. I have a report that someone has black screen with older SPL's.
but even if your diamond didn't come with 1.93 stock, but 1.37 doesn't fix screen problems (fuzzy screen, flickering, etc.), it is recommended to try this 1.93 HardSPL.
if your diamond works fine with original HardSPL, no need to flash this one.
Version: 1.93.OliNex

IMPORTANT: all in all, I recommend you flash the original HardSPL, as that one is MFG and easier to deal with if there is some problem. only flash the 1.37 or 1.93 if you have screen issues.
if it was some other version and you still have issues after trying 1.37 and 1.93, then let us know in this thread.

STOCK SPL's: to return to stock SPL for warranty reasons: read post #39 in this thread!!!
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17th June 2008, 06:25 PM |#3  
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aborts about 588kb into the download for me.
17th June 2008, 06:27 PM |#4  
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Hey, Many thanks for all you work, it is working !!
17th June 2008, 06:32 PM |#5  
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Downloaded and installed fine for me.

Many thanks Oli/Nex
17th June 2008, 06:32 PM |#6  
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Check ur internet connection. Download is working 100% fine
17th June 2008, 06:37 PM |#7  
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Good timing, thanks a lot!
17th June 2008, 07:25 PM |#8  
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17th June 2008, 08:11 PM |#9  
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That was one short 2 weeks
17th June 2008, 08:55 PM |#10  
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What is the difference between signed and unsigned spl?
17th June 2008, 09:34 PM |#11  
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Is this working when connecting the Diamond to Vista? I get an app CLOSE/DEBUG exception when I try to run it on Vista (x64). My diamond is the Asia 1.34 version.
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