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  Reply # 1381363 7-Sep-2015 20:14
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try this one its only 4.4.4 but will be very good, if you want 5.1.1 you will need to flash new bootloader and modem through Odin. The dev's have stopped development but has a ton of features including note 4 features




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  Reply # 1381365 7-Sep-2015 20:16
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How confident are you that if I carry out the steps in my first post that it will load?
From CM v11 to the rom you mentioned. I ask because I don't see anywhere online where people are flashing in such a way

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1381370 7-Sep-2015 20:23
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if ODIN is not recognising your phone it means it doesn't have the drivers.

install the whole kies package.

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  Reply # 1381372 7-Sep-2015 20:25
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canterburydays: How confident are you that if I carry out the steps in my first post that it will load?
From CM v11 to the rom you mentioned. I ask because I don't see anywhere online where people are flashing in such a way


I'm confident but it isn't my phone, very hard to hard brick a Samsung phone if you follow instructions





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  Reply # 1381376 7-Sep-2015 20:33
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it's impossible to brick a samsung with the old bootloader (which I believe the note 2 has ... note 1 definitely ... but not sure of note 2, never had Notes)



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  Reply # 1381382 7-Sep-2015 20:35
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even if its running cyanogenmod? (bootloader at a level below the rom?)

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  Reply # 1381383 7-Sep-2015 20:36
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sorry not sure what CM does to your note 2 bootloader.

anyway, have you reinstalled kies and drivers package? try Odin again. try other USB ports.



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  Reply # 1381386 7-Sep-2015 20:41
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yeah i've installed kies 3 and tried again. Com 3 comes up and the message box says added, but nothing in the top left square, ever.

 

I'll try the next version down of kies.

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  Reply # 1381388 7-Sep-2015 20:44
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if its the wrong bootloader it won't hurt it only if you flash the wrong bootloader




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  Reply # 1381390 7-Sep-2015 20:46
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added means good to go doesn't it?

what version ODIN are you using make sure the latest version

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  Reply # 1381392 7-Sep-2015 20:46
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when you use USB cable can you explore the phones SD card? if not then its drivers not odin. Changing odin version won't change whether it see's device or not





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  Reply # 1381393 7-Sep-2015 20:47
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try to hit start. it won't brick your phone.

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  Reply # 1381397 7-Sep-2015 20:55
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use the link I gave you for the latest Odin





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  Reply # 1381398 7-Sep-2015 20:56
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just tried odin 10.6
Will check jeff's link. 

the phone is only seen when booted up. Not when in download mode.

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  Reply # 1381400 7-Sep-2015 21:01
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the Custom Rom I linked says 4.3 or higher, your bootloader is higher than that on CM11, download Phone info app it will give you your bootloader version




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