Trouble unlocking and rooting my VZW Nexus!

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    I can't seem to unlock the Boot loader. I installed the drivers but when it boots my phone into the boot loader my laptop can't find the phone. Question is can someone either post a link to the newest unlock/root method or pm it to me sorry if there is a thread for this already

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    Are you stuck at "waiting for device"? The PDA Net drivers have helped some people get past that also if so.
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    I'm stuck at where the green android is its the 1st part that it boots to the bootloader I still couldn't figure it out though
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    Which method are you using to root?
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    Thanks for the help I just don't know why I can't figure it out I had no problem rooting and restoring the bionic at all

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    Wugs unlock and root method 1.3

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    Sorry yea I'm stuck there it won't install the driver for when the phone is in boot loader mode

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    I'm sure it's just a driver issue. Wug has been steering people to this post to help with driver setup. If all else fails you could probably post in his thread for help. He's been real good about helping people.
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    OK thanks a lot I just wanna mod this phone so bad!

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    The thing about this phone is that they're all picky about drivers. Depending on which operating system you're using on your PC and whatnot. Some people had luck w/ the naked driver, some w/ PDA Net, some with other drivers. Just have to figure out which one works for your device.
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    One more thing I'm on 4.0.2 will the root method still work on that version of ics or it doesn't matter?

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    Yes it will.
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    Thanks a lot I'll just uninstall all drivers on my laptop and start over

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    Thanks bhfd64!! this totally fixed my issue.
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    The PDA drivers that is.
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    I had to restart phone and and uninstall drivers for device and then go through the driver set up again, do not plug in phone till the app props u too, took a second and a couple refreshes to find device but it work flawlessly after that

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