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ERROR: adb could not be granted root access via local.prop method. STILL CAN'T ROOT

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    Hey guys,

    i have been trying for the past 2 days to root my Droid 3. I have Android 2.3.4, system version 5.6.890. I am using Pete's One click and I am plugged in as "charge only" and USB debugging is checked. I have exhausted all references to methods regarding the usb setups, i.e., charge only, usn mass storage, etc.

    I can get through the first two steps no problem, and then I get the first error message on the last step:
    ERROR: we have root, but couldn't push su , followed by this message: Try un-rooting first, then running root. It then runs another cycle and finishes the exact same way with : ERROR: adb could not be granted root access via local.prop method

    Try again from the start, but if the problem continues, check your version
    of Gingerbread -- hopefully you don't have a version where this exploit
    was fixed

    I tried unrooting, and then re-rooting, it always ends up the same way. Any ideas?? Thank you!

    ~
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    It took me about two hours to get the "simple" one-click method to work. That pales in comparison to your two days, but it isn't necessarily a wham-bam process.

    I don't remember the specific error messages I got, but the problem had to do with the Motorola and ADB drivers. It took many uninstallations, reinstallations and reboots of both my phone and computer, before the root tool was able to work with my phone.

    I'll take a look around the web for you.

    Sent from my DROID3 using Tapatalk
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    You used manual ADB? FANTASTIC! That was going to be my first response, but with all the 1-click and all-in-one methods, I was worried to suggest using the manual route. Why go stone-age when you can go Ferrari? I'm thrilled you did it the old-fashioned way!

    -Matt
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    I'm having the same issue with my motorola milestone x with android version 2.3.5. I have tried petes motorola one click and droid 3 easy one click. Petes just keeps saying error try again. The droid 3 easy says access denied /data/local.prop' but says it should be rooted but isn't.any ideas?
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    moto xprt

    I have used one click and a special xprt root tool it said ido not have a local.prop...... what do i do... i cannot root
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    Dear friends, unfortunately I too have the same problem. I can not root for the Motorola Droid 3 Verizon, I tried in every way, putting in Debug mode, only in charge, and unknown applications enabled, I downloaded various applications including: Motorola One Click, Petes Motorola Root, and other Motofail 2 I do not remember the name. The problem is the same as listed by his evilmeeko: ERROR: adb could not be Granted root access via local.prop method

    Can you help me??
    I write from Italy and I use a translator. I purchased a Motorola Dorid 3 in Atlanta (U.S.), I really love this kind of smartphones, as well as Motorola. I hope you understand, thank dancedroid
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    which system version?
    menu/settings/about phone/ system version/ is it 5.6.890, 5.7.906 or other
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    Thanks for your interest. the version is 5.7.906 XT862 Verizon.en.US
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    only MOTOFAIL Root “Droid 4” by Dan Rosenberg will work
    watch this video


    make sure you Right-click on the motofail_windows.zip file, extract the files to a folder on your PC, and run the "run.bat" file from that folder; it will work fine.
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    Do you have a link updated Motofail?
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    I found the link that I have posted, I try and let you know.
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    dancedroid Fantastico! All ok! I saw that I installed Superuser, I think everything is ok??! I wanted to install a recovery rom and then what do you recommend for light and fluid? dancedroid
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    many many thanks! W dancedroid
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    Themib Hello, I enjoyed install different Rom, I tried to install an ICS 4.0.4 but do not work as well as being heavy camera and camcorder. I tried the Minimoto but I think too much "saving" of resources, almost as if the phone was hibernating. Good job anyway.
    I'm looking for a rom possibly multilingual (including Italian), and possibly not heavy. If you help me I can not ssertene grateful for the help you gave me, thanks to you and Droid Forums!
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