HTC Desire :: HBOOT 0.80 - Slcd Screen / Amolded?

Aug 28, 2010

I have a T-mobile UK Desire which arrived on 30th July. I'd like to root it and load froyo but I'm baffled as to which process to use: I have 0.80. Turned on the phone while holding back button which gave these details:

BRAVO PVT1 SHIP S-ON
HBOOT-0.80.0000
MICROP 031d
TOUCH PANEL-SYNT0101
RADIO-4.06.00.02_2
Mar 29 2010, 21:34:33

I don't have access to the packaging but I'm fairly sure it said 3.7 Touch Senstive Screen (no mention of AMOLED). I've tried having a look at the black hue the screen displays but this just confused me since I don't really know what i am looking for / got nothing to compare it to. This post has confused me further: "SLCD will NOT work on HBOOT 0.80" lollylost100 Senior Member [FAQ] HBOOT 0.83 / 0.92 / SLCD - rooting and recovery - xda-developers. Was 'lollylost100' correct and I DEFINETLY have AMOLED just because of the HBOOT version? Or is it possible to have 0.80 + SLCD?

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ISSUE:
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2. Phone boots but doesn't go beyond bootloader/recovery/fastboot
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4. Can get into fastboot (back+power)
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CAUSE of ORIGINAL AUTHOR'S ISSUE:
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/data/local/mtd0.image: ok
CID retrieved: H3__001
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Windows 7 x64
Android 2.1
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