Help, Droid gone nuts!

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    Applied a new rom last week (BB 0.5). Worked fine for about a week, then starting yesterday it's been going completely nuts. As if a ghost is tapping the screen. It's nearly impossible to use.

    I've done a bunch of battery pulls, but nothing. Cleaned the screen, still nothing. I'm wondering if it's the rom, or maybe hardware related in the form of a defective touch sensor or something. Any help appreciated.
     
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    Is it all the time or just when you have it plugged in.
     
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    If you have a backup restore it and see if that resolves the issue. If so, it is the rom. If not, then start considering the hardware.
     
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    I do have backups, but I've never gone back to applying one. I'm going to try a Nandroid restore back to an earlier version (earlier 2.2 from July) and post.
     
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    Restoring a backup from July may take you back to 2.1. Do you remember what rom and version that was backed up?
     
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    FRF84BV04.zip
     
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    Well restoring back to FRF84BV04.zip did not help. Still acting crazy. Like as if it's receiving false data from the touch screen. Randomly panning back/forth up/down, opening applications, etc...
     
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    I would go for a more recent/different backup for the simple fact you wont have to deal with being constantly prompted to update your device.

    I think that bugless build was plaqued with the constant reminder to update. I may be wrong though.

    Sent from my Droid
     
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    Mark are you on the charger when this occurs? Or does it exhibit this behavior while off the charger as well?

    Sent from my Droid
     
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    charger has no effect. It's nuts both on and off the charger.
     
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    I may be off base but in view of the things that you've tried it seems that the issue is hardware.
     
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    I'm thinking it's hardware related too.

    Anyone know how long the warrantee is good for?
     
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    I'm thinking 90 days but not sure. Call VZW customer service they can tell you. I prefer to work with the CS folks instead of the store because they seem more helpful and sensitive to customer needs.

    Mike
     
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    According to VW it's still under warrantee. :)

    OK, anyone know how I go about getting a stock rom?
     
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    I had the exact same thing happen yesterday for about a half hour. Off the charger. And I am running plain stock 2.2 on my D1. I did a battery pull and it seemed to help, but I also put my phone down for about 45 mins after pulling...

    I hope it is not a recurring deal...
     
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