Don't worry, there was nothing wrong with it. I had my reasons.
Problem is, I think I told my Pre that it was a Pixi. Not recommended.
I couldn't get my Pre to boot. I couldn't get webOS Doctor to recognize the device to reformat it again.
Eventually, I managed to get the phone working.
I still wasn't sure if my Pre knew what it was, so I Doctored it again Friday morning.
About this time, I realized that the home internet was down. Nice.
I needed that internet.
Since my Pre was nice and fresh, I didn't have any of my fancy homebrew stuff on it. Like a tethering program.
I didn't even have Preware. (Preware is what I use to install all of my homebrew apps, patches, and themes.)
Now, I normally use webOSQuickInstall (on my laptop) to install Preware, but it has to download it first.
No internet, no download.
I had the files and patches for FreeTether on my laptop.
But I needed other things installed for WOSQI to do modding.
I recalled that there was another way to install it Preware.
I googled "Preware", downloaded a .jar file onto my Pre.
Moved it to my desktop via USB.
And then ran the installer.
Then I used Preware to install the two needed packages on my Pre, WOSQI was then able to patch my Pre for tethering,
and then my laptop was on-line.
Complicated? Only a bit. And only because I started with a fresh Pre and a laptop without internet.
Impressive? Most definatley.
Like I just said, I started with a fresh Pre and no home internet.
Check out http://precentral.net for Preware and Homebrew
--Sent from my Palm Prē