[Q] Phone wont boot past Samsung logo

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Anakha56

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Aug 10, 2008
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Greetings All,

So I was using DarkyRom at one point and then I decided to go to MIUI. Tried it for awhile, did not enjoy it so I wanted to go back to Darky. So I went to flash the kernel and when the phone rebooted it went past the logo screen and straight into a pitch black screen. So I left it for ~ 10 minutes and nothing happened. stayed at the black screen. So I pulled the battery out and now the only part of the phone I can access is the Download mode (had to pull the battery out to get out of that as well, would not switch off). So how do I fix this? Is it a boot loop? I have Odin but this PC has never had KIES or the Samsung drivers installed on it so I am not sure if that will cause a problem. Also I was using a KI3 build, can I flash stock KH3 (from this thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1075278) with Odin and will the phone still work?

Any assistance (or reassurance that its fixable) would be greatly appreciated.
 

JJEgan

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Oct 24, 2010
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Probably fixable flash a stock rom from the stock rom thread as first step.

jje

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