ROM "Installation aborted"...???

Discussion in 'Droid Rooted Help' started by skrump, Dec 28, 2010.

  1. skrump
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    Hope someone can help me out here- I'm attempting to flash my newly rooted D1 with my first ROM. I downloaded Ultimate Droid 2.5 for my D1, put the file into the root on my SD Card, renamed it update.zip, Rebooted the phone into SPRrecovery, Did a backup, Did a factory/data wipe, did a cache wipe, then went to select install update.zip (deprececated)... My Droid then started the install process, and this is what came up on the progress report:

    --Install from SD Card
    Finding update package...
    Opening update package...
    E:update.zip install blocked
    Installation aborted.

    I made a backup which I restored from, so I'm all good, but I'm bummed that I couldn't install this ROM! What am I doing wrong?

    Edit- Sorry, Complete Noob mistake here. I skipped that step of hitting the "allow update.zip" option that was right in front of my face. Hit that, then tried the install again, worked perfectly.
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    Did you select allow install from sdcard?? Its the second option in the install menu. Gotta select that before the (deprecated) one.

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    There should be a allow update.zip that you choose, the screen will flash for a sec then you should be able to install it.

    Edit: I guess I was a little late to the party...
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    He beat us to it lol

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