Originally Posted by John Clark
I still don't understand why you went through all this. All you have to do is enter the wrong password 10 times on the device and it will wipe the data, leave the OS in tact and allow you to enter a new password. You created WAY more work for yourself than you ever needed because you didn't read the posts.
i also was trying to unlock the phone so that it could be used with any carrier, eg. fido, rogers. i didnt create more work for myself, i wanted to delete the vendor.xml and re-install while i was at the whole process, i might as well....