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« on: September 21, 2012, 02:09:19 AM »

Hi.  I have a rooted Samsung Captivate (SGH-I897) running Android 2.2 that I've been having some trouble with.

Whether I'm using it or not at the time, the phone spontaneously freezes up, I get an error vibration (one buzz followed by three quick buzzes), the screen goes black, then a few minutes later it starts up again (from the point that the home screen first appears, after the Galaxy S logo in a normal start-up) and the same thing happens again a few minutes after that, repeatedly until either the process runs out my battery (which it does very quickly) or I shut the phone off and leave it alone for a while.

I had this problem for one day a few months ago, and it cleared up and didn't come back until a few days ago.  The first time, I had popped out the battery to put my SIM card in my old phone, and when I gave the Captivate a try a few hours later, it worked fine.  This time, taking out the battery and leaving it alone only solves the issue for a few hours.

Also different this time is that when I start the phone up, I often get an error message stating "Process system is not responding", with the Force Close and Wait options.  I haven't noticed anything out of the ordinary following this message, aside from this issue I've been having, which can appear anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours following the message, depending on how long my phone was left alone before I tried turning it on.

Any insight you guys can offer would be greatly appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2012, 02:47:41 PM »

Good description, what info can you supply on how you rooted and files/programs used?
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« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2012, 07:29:53 PM »

I believe it was this one, though I couldn't swear to it.  I still have the folder on my desktop, with two different root programs in it, and I don't remember which one I used.  The other one is SuperOneClick.  I know I wouldn't have tried to double root it or anything, but the programs themselves both look familiar, so I really have no idea which one it is.  I wish I could say for certain, but I did this back at the end of January, and I think the problem first happened in mid-February.

As for the rooting itself, what I remember is that I had to enable USB debugging, connect my phone to my computer, and run the program.  At some point, I remember having to specify that I wanted to enable installing third-party apps, and I think I passed on enabling other root privileges when I did that.  As a side note, my computer hasn't recognized my phone in mass storage mode since shortly after that.  I haven't tried connecting it to another computer, so I can't say if that's an issue with my phone or with my computer.
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