• Announcements

    • Reminder - MoDaCo position on illegal content   07/30/15

      ILLEGAL CONTENT I'd like to just reaffirm MoDaCo's position regarding piracy and illegal content in the light of some recent questions / postings. Posts will be censored by myself or my moderation team if the contain or link to: Illegal / pirated / cracked software or sites that host such softwareNintendo emulators / ROMs or sites hosting them (in light of Nintendo's legal stance)CUSTOM ROMS You may discuss and post links to custom device ROMs on MoDaCo, provided the following rules are adhered to: ROMs must not contain any illegal 3rd party software (this includes trial versions included without permission)ROMs must give full credit to the original authorISSUES If you have any issues with this policy, please contact PaulOBrien directly via PM.
    • Reminder: Selling items on the forum directly is not allowed   07/30/15

      Please note that selling items on the forum directly is not allowed by the forum rules. There is a forum for eBay auctions whereby you can list the items on eBay and link to them there. This is the ONLY forum for this type of activity. You may also advertise links to the eBay forum in your signature. Please note that selling directly in contravention of these rules will result in a warning / suspension / ban.

UNLOCKING: HOW TO PREVENT WIFI MAC AND NVITEMS LOSS

63 posts in this topic

Posted · Report post

As far I can tell, the files look fine.

One think is bother me :/ Why you files has a different size than my one. :/

All your files have 157,184 bytes, my one has 156,672 ... Exactly 512 bytes of difference:(

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

I don't see anyone else having uploaded a QCN file so I can't try restoring a 512 bytes smaller file

I don't know if any of these are relevant, but for my seemingly unusual phone with its bigger QCN file:

  • Android version 2.3.4
  • Baseband version P743TB01
  • Kernel version 2.6.35.7-perf+zte-kernel@Zdroid-SMT
  • Build number OUK_P743TV1.0.0B05

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Wifi is now working, but not becuase I did anything different with the QCN file. I ran the unlock again and after seeing that wifi was still not working, I tried superboot to see if uploading the QCN file with root access enabled worked, but when it didn't I followed the unlock process's last step to install Clockworkmod and then installed v3 of the Cyanogenmod. I'm very happy with that - no Orange stuff installed and wifi now works. A wifi MAC address shows, I'm sure it is not the one that I had entered into the QCN file, but it's working so I'm not complaining!

Thank you arnoldziq and tilal6991 specifically and everyone else who has worked on unlocking and degunking the Monte Carlo. I left my HTC Desire on a train last week and the Monte Carlo seems every bit as good, but with a bigger screen, slightly easier to use. I don't notice the processor being slower, I've never played a game or a video.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Wifi is now working, but not becuase I did anything different with the QCN file. I ran the unlock again and after seeing that wifi was still not working, I tried superboot to see if uploading the QCN file with root access enabled worked, but when it didn't I followed the unlock process's last step to install Clockworkmod and then installed v3 of the Cyanogenmod. I'm very happy with that - no Orange stuff installed and wifi now works. A wifi MAC address shows, I'm sure it is not the one that I had entered into the QCN file, but it's working so I'm not complaining!

Thank you arnoldziq and tilal6991 specifically and everyone else who has worked on unlocking and degunking the Monte Carlo. I left my HTC Desire on a train last week and the Monte Carlo seems every bit as good, but with a bigger screen, slightly easier to use. I don't notice the processor being slower, I've never played a game or a video.

Is your new WIFI MAC 00:90:4c:14:43:19? If so, it is determined by nv_4319.txt in CM7.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Is your new WIFI MAC 00:90:4c:14:43:19? If so, it is determined by nv_4319.txt in CM7.

Yes, it is :)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

As far I can tell, the files look fine.

One think is bother me :/ Why you files has a different size than my one. :/

All your files have 157,184 bytes, my one has 156,672 ... Exactly 512 bytes of difference:(

For some reason (the FTM flasher alters NVitems?), the file sizes of qcn are different in 512 bytes. I think that is why the offset of your BT MAC address differs from mine.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Yes, it is :)

Then you will need to edit nv_4319.txt to get MAC address once you flash another ROM. I don't know why you cannot fix it permanently by editing&restoring QCN. There are a couple of similiar cases reported in our forum.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

its to do with the battery not being in as it needs power to complete the write process. usb 2 ports nly supply enough power to run .but need the battery in to complete the write or you dont get complete write .its like burning a cd without the finalize.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted (edited) · Report post

Thanks very much for this useful thread.

I had the same problem as BustaRhymes+ (see page 1) with the Atlas Server error. I set up the port with the config file but still got error messages when I tried to load the QPST Software Download program (Windows 7 32 bit). After a lot of trying various different things unsuccessfully, I finally got it working by launching it from the Globe icon in the taskbar (right click on the globe -> Software Download). Goodness knows why it worked from there and not from teh Start menu but if anyone else has similar problems I suggest trying that. After that it all went smoothly.

Now it's time to try some ROMs :) Cyanogen first...

Edited by nick_sub
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Hi there everybody, I think I've done something really stupid.

I followed the unlock tutorial, but for some reason only got a .qcn file of 4kb in size. Now I have an unlocked phone that works fine as a phone, but will not connect to wireless internet (which it did before the unlock).

Is there any way to 'rewrite' NV data, or have I ruined my girlfriend's new phone?

Thanks.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Hi there everybody, I think I've done something really stupid.

I followed the unlock tutorial, but for some reason only got a .qcn file of 4kb in size. Now I have an unlocked phone that works fine as a phone, but will not connect to wireless internet (which it did before the unlock).

Is there any way to 'rewrite' NV data, or have I ruined my girlfriend's new phone?

Thanks.

Have you tried to restore it anyway?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

Yeah, it doesn't seem to change anything.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted · Report post

If you've got any ideas how I can restore wireles internet, I'd be grateful!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now

MoDaCo is part of the MoDaCo.network, © Paul O'Brien 2002-2015. MoDaCo uses IntelliTxt technology.