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  1. DIESEL-USMC
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    I posted this in the Droid help forum, but figured Id put it here as well.....


    I have had this HTC Droid Incredible since july of 2010. Things were going alright for awhile. And the past few months I have had countless errors, crashes and freezes. It all started with a "Low Space" message although there really was plenty of space. I deleted all of the third party apps, changed my email settings to only hold 2 days worth and cleared every cache I could find. It went away for about an hour and then bam, it came back. This led to freezes, force closes for every single app when trying to open it. Id remove the battery to get it to reboot. Then it started telling me I had no SD card installed, but I did. Then I got messages for new Droid updates being available but the phone would not reboot and then finally did one time leading to a screen with a red exclamation point. About two weeks of freezes, errors, exclamation points and crashes led me to finally attempt a factory reset. I backed up my media and contacts and proceeded to the settings menu to do the factory reset. It rebooted and went into the RED (!) all over again. So I found a thread with a hard reset. Did it, to no avail. Still have every app, contact and setting there even though it said it did it. So I tried to recover. no go, got the RED (!). Tried every menu option on the boot menu, only reset doesnt give me the RED (!) but it still doesnt reset. I HAVE ABOUT HAD IT. Anyone with some insight as to what the *&#*^$*^$*%$%*&%&^*^&$%*^*&%#*^%* is going on would be much appreciated as I have exhausted google, and droid forums for answers and I'm about to throw it through the dang window. ​
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    Looks like this is the best place for this thread. I just wanted to let you know that I removed your other 2 identical threads. We do this to avoid confusion and people helping in multilple threads.

    Good luck, I'm sure you'll get some feedback soon enough.
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    Thanks I hope so!
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    You should be able to put a stock RUU on your SD via card reader or transfer from PC to SD and wipe your phone clean to start over. I'm not an HTC guru but I know a RUU will return your phone to brand new out ofof box state. Maybe wait for someone with more knowledge on it.
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    Have you tried switching out SD cards?

    Also possibly time to find latest ruu and flash that.
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    Thanks! Im willing to try anything. Any idea where to start with that process?
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    Thanks! Youll have to forgive me........ but where do I start? Could you give me a step by step walk through?
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    Okay, I've actually done this so I have found the files once. I'll begin search and I should have links in a couple of minutes.:biggrin:
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    its sounding more like some type of hardware failure to me, my guess would be internal storage.
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    Thanks for all the replys. I am going to check out that link. If this doesnt work, im going to go get a new phone.......a little help with choosing the best one would be great!!
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    tried it. I get a bootloader error message that says to get correct rom.....
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    I am very happy with my bionic after the 893 update and then the 901 leak/ accidental update. If you choose the bionic make sure to 43V3ER root it before the 901 or its a real pain to do. If you want to root that is. Good luck on the phone.

    "But WHY THE RUM?!!"
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    Yea, it does sound like a hardware failure. Correct Rom? Odd, I did this to an incredible that was rooted and custom ROMed and had no trouble at all.

    "But WHY THE RUM?!!"
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    Google stock incredible Rom, or return incredible to stock. You could try rooting and custom Rom too. Or get a replacement, but I vote for a new phone if you can.

    "But WHY THE RUM?!!"
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    Thanks treefrog and to everyone else trying to help..... Ive been at it for about 7 hours now, resetting, erasing, rebooting, freezing..... Ive had enough
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    If your looking for a new phone I suggest the rezound or the nexus have both...love both
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    7 hours is definitely a good try to save a device, good luck on whatever device you decide to get.

    "But WHY THE RUM?!!"
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    Thanks. I have old Droid users telling me to go iPhone. I like my Droid when it works lmao. Any input?
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    My wife got the iPhone, and in six months went back to her incredible, I used it and hated it. No personalization really, all iPhones look the same, and the applications did not impress me unless you plan on paying for every one of them. I love my Bionic, my friends love their Razor, I think the nexus is nice too. Those would be my top three to look at.

    "But WHY THE RUM?!!"