1. sicario666's Avatar
    im trying to root my xoom. im stuck at the rootboot.img file, when i need to access it via adb. can any1 help me out. i tried extracting the files with winzip...this is the error i get


    any help is appreciated. for some reason my comp isnt seeing this as an img file. i dunno. running windows7 64bit
    09-14-2011 08:55 PM
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    09-14-2011 10:15 PM
  3. tntdroid's Avatar
    Got me on this one. I'm still on 3.1 and I'm asked all day to update but need to go stock first. Might do it this weekend and them ill be able to help. Hopefully someone will jump in.

    sent by CyanogenMod X
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    09-15-2011 09:52 AM
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    Got me on this one. I'm still on 3.1 and I'm asked all day to update but need to go stock first. Might do it this weekend and them ill be able to help. Hopefully someone will jump in.

    sent by CyanogenMod X
    OK. Thanks tnt. My xoom still works. Its unlocked just waiting to push su and flash a rom/OC. I wasn't able to get an answer on xda either...
    09-15-2011 12:16 PM
  5. sicario666's Avatar
    Tnt I'm waiting for you to be captain save a sicario. LOL! I REALLY GOTTA ROOT. I can't resist!
    [Root] Universal Xoom Root - ANY XOOM ANY UPDATE - xda-developers

    Update. Trying this method.
    09-17-2011 01:24 PM
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    i figured i would try and delete WinZip. since it was the program that was reading the IMG files as zip files. If anyone else runs into the same problem that i did, just delete Winzip and the img files will show up as img files and not zip files. Winzip is free to install so you can just grab it at a later time.

    On to the rooting...

    Oh btw...if this helps. Please tap the good ol thanks.
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    09-18-2011 03:57 PM
  7. tntdroid's Avatar
    I may update to 3.2 tonight and wipe. Should be fun. Glad your on the right track now.

    sent by CyanogenMod X
    09-18-2011 07:47 PM
  8. sicario666's Avatar
    I may update to 3.2 tonight and wipe. Should be fun. Glad your on the right track now.

    sent by CyanogenMod X
    Ha ha. Thanks again TNT. It was one of those wake up in the middle of the night things. If you've got winzip this should help bypass a few mins of irritation
    09-18-2011 08:36 PM
  9. tntdroid's Avatar
    I broke my Xoom twice last night and ended up getting it working on 3.0.1 lol. I factory reset and locked the bootloader then tried to take the ota to 3.2 and it bricked? ??? Guess I fix it later. Owell.

    sent by CyanogenMod X
    09-19-2011 08:38 AM
  10. sicario666's Avatar
    I broke my Xoom twice last night and ended up getting it working on 3.0.1 lol. I factory reset and locked the bootloader then tried to take the ota to 3.2 and it bricked? ??? Guess I fix it later. Owell.

    sent by CyanogenMod X
    That's odd...hmmmm. did you unroot and lock the xoom before accepting the ota? Maybe that was the problem?
    09-19-2011 11:23 AM
  11. tntdroid's Avatar
    Even more odd??? I did the OTA while back on 3.0.1 and when it booted I was on 3.1 then got another notice for the 3.2. Looks like everything should be good. Once it loads ill just unlock root and get me some tiamat
    09-20-2011 08:15 PM
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    Even more odd??? I did the OTA while back on 3.0.1 and when it booted I was on 3.1 then got another notice for the 3.2. Looks like everything should be good. Once it loads ill just unlock root and get me some tiamat
    Awesome. Git er done. I'm drawing a blank when it comes to why you're having these issues.
    Its good to hear you're on the road to root and tiamat! There's a cool theme on xda too. Stargate is what its called. Let me get you the link

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1261616
    There ya go,bud
    09-20-2011 08:20 PM
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    off subject but here's a screenshot of the theme
    09-20-2011 08:52 PM
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    TNT. Did you get your xoom situation figured out and squared away?
    09-21-2011 11:13 PM
  15. tntdroid's Avatar
    Yup. Running 3.2 rooted Tiamat 2.2.1 Moray. Its awesome :-)

    Sent from my Xoom using Tapatalk
    09-23-2011 07:32 PM
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    Have you gotten the system update notification since being on 3.2? I've seen it a few times but don't want to except it.
    09-23-2011 07:38 PM
  17. tntdroid's Avatar
    Yea I just click later. Don't need it :-)

    Sent from my Xoom using Tapatalk
    09-23-2011 09:24 PM
  18. Pingala's Avatar
    I following the procedure for my ZOOM WIFI MZ604. When executed rootboot, the device is struck on logo forever. I somehow got clockworkmod recvoery. How how do i recover or install the image?
    07-29-2012 06:21 AM
  19. Pingala's Avatar
    Here is the final story:
    The rootboot.img downloaded from rootboot.img was stuck and there was no way out.

    I tried hard reset option cited from [Q] How to hard reset xoom wifi - xda-developers didn't work.

    Finally, i copied Zip file from update_US-Xoom-WiFi-4.0.4-IMM76_stachre_v01.zip for IMM76 to SD card. Then, using clockwork mod from [Recovery] ClockworkMod 3.2.0.0 (R4c) Modded for Internal media [UPDATED 10/6] - xda-developers , I installed ICS 4.0.4

    God! I was able to recover my Xoom wifi!!!!! Though it is thrilling, we are far far away from Windows what it is today [sign].
    07-30-2012 02:46 PM
  20. Pingala's Avatar
    I am now stuck updating 4.0.4 to 4.1.2 The update will show up with ! in triangle of android icon after boot. I have no idea how to move forward. The update alert is very frequent that I am not able to focus on my actual apps. I would appreciate if someone could recommend a solution for 4.1.2 update.

    Thanks,
    Pingala
    10-13-2012 04:01 PM
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