How to gain soff on rooted HTC wildfire with unlocked bootloader

Its not necessary to get S-OFF if you want to install custom ROMs or install overclock capable kernels. All you need is a Custom Recovery called ClockworkMod Recovery. You can flash Clockworkmod Recovery via Fastboot using this post as a guide:

- Download this attachment and extract it to any folder (eg: C:\fastboot)
- Download CWM IMG Image for Wildfire (Buzz) from here:
- Place that IMG file along with the 4 files from the attachment in the same folder you created
- Now, turn off your Wildfire, connect to PC, and turn on in HBoot
- Navigate to Fastboot and Select it
- Open a Command Prompt Window (Start > Run > cmd)
- Type the following one by one and press Enter (It is assumed you created the folder in C Drive and have named it fastboot)
- cd\
- cd fastboot
- fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork-
- This should produce 2 lines of code - SENDING RECOVERY and WRITING RECOVERY. If both states OK at the end, you should have CWM installed successfully after this.

Once you have CWM installed, follow this post to install Custom ROMS / Kernels:

However, if you necessarily want S-OFF, then yes, the BuzzDowngrade method posted by ieftm should work. That will get your HBoot to 1.01.0001, and then you can use Revolutionary to gain S-OFF.

This method is very helpful for installing custom rom from sdcard...

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