Originally Posted by SteveMRose
Thanks- so is there a way to put the verizon vendor.xml file back on the phone so it would do an OTA update?
No, the vendor.xml file has nothing to do with it. (It's also on your PC, not your phone.)
The problem is you are not currently running an official VZW released OS.
You can only do OTA software updates if you are running an approved source version of the OS.