For some reason, you might want to un-root your nice little “Actually Working” HTC Hero (maybe selling it to vendor for buying a new phone). Here is some information on how to do so.



  1. Download the HERC zip archive from (my download | official)
  2. rename the file to and place on the root of your SDCard
  3. Power off your phone, remove battery, wait 60 seconds, replace battery
  4. Press and hold Volume Down then press Power to boot your phone into HBoot Mode
    1. My require holding both VolumeDown+Power until it boots into HBoot Mode
  5. Select the option to recover from image
  6. Wait for it to verify the zip, then click <ACTION> (your trackball) to updatef, or <SEND> (green call button) to cancel
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