Help!!! I think I have bricked my NookColor

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  1. rodalcaraz827

    rodalcaraz827 Junior Member

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    I recently tried the Flashable Froyo ROM for the Nook Color from modembug on XDA. Now I don't have Clockwork Recovery and need help getting it back. Instead of any boot animation, I just get a "loading..." and then an "ANDROID_" and it doesn't come up at all. The only way to turn it off at this point is to press both and hold both power and n buttons. I am new to the Nook Color, but I am pretty experienced with my Moto Droid. Can anybody please help me, even if I need to restore my Nook to factory settings. I really don't think the 8 boot method is working at all.
     
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    Thanks darmeen, I'll try this and see if it works.
     
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    Good luck, and let us know what happens...

    Oh BTW, welcome to the forums.
     
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    Thanks, I'm glad I joined, otherwise I wouldn't know where to start.
     
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    I wouldn't load any froyo ROM internally at this point...they just aren't ready for primetime. Stick with a rooted version of the B&N build for right now...let the developers get their kinks ironed out.
     
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    If I can get it running again, I'm sure I won't be flashing anything to internal memory again. I still can't seem to get it working. It won't even boot the sd card image.
     
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    You need to go into nook settings and erase and deregister device and start over. Do not use froyo.

    Factory restore> register device with b&n again>sideload update> root using autonooter from nookdevs then go from there. You can't load any roms or kernels without clockwork recovery.

    Let us know if u need help.

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    He is stuck in some boot loop Steve...he can't get into froyo now.


    It is weird that it won't boot from the SD card though.
     
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    If u cannot boot up u may have to do 8 interups method first.

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    Sorry just saw your post above. He might have to do 8 interrupts first. Idk why it won't boot off sdcard either. Hmm.

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    Its quite all right. This is the reason why I don't live out in the front of the pack...I would rather something stable come along first.

    Playing with HC on an SD card is fun, but I know running HC internally on the nook is quite a ways off.
     
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    Yes I usually wait for something stable too. No froyo for me yet : ) Things will be much better when/if we get flashable clockwork recovery roms like cm7.

    Rodalcara. Try the xda link or this link below and let us know if u have questions.

    http://nookdevs.com/Flash_back_to_clean_stock_ROM

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    Don't worry, its hard to brick a NC and if you can boot, you can fix.

    Lets get a base of what you can and can't do:
    -You flashed 2.2 from CWR?
    -Is you SD card still installed? If so take it out.
    -How do you know you don't have CWR? Did you uninstall it?
    -What happens when you hold the power button for 5 to 8 seconds?
    -Did you try the 8 boot interrupts?

    If its all hose there is a way back but from my experience, you can usually get back into CWR.

    Follow this tutorial: [ADV][DEV][STOCK IMAGE]Nook 1.01 stock dd images - xda-developers

     
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    Thanks for all this info guys, I have Froyo running again, I have SD card inserted. But It has a notification of "Damaged SD card" There are no google apps, or I would just download Rom Manager from Market and download CWR through it. I tried dd if=/sdcard/boot.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p1 but it says "dd: can't open '/sdcard/boot.img': No such file or directory"
     

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