troubleshooting Question

3600 router - reboots round in circles

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hi i accidentally deleted my 'ios' so not even sure if i had an indentical copy so i was forced to try and copy another 3640 type ios as i have a selection:

my router is a 3600 series with 4 serial & 2 fastethernet port.  i have various 3640 ios types but when i use one of these versions it appears to copy as normal via my tftp/xmodem set as 115200, but then states: erasing flash....032x0000 - hex changes intermitantly

as a result of deleting accidentally my 'ios' i was taken to 'rommon mode'

so i followed instructions:  

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps259/products_tech_note09186a008015bfac.shtml#proc_3600

- i got as far as step 4 but eventually my router now just reboots round in circles, so ive obviously selected something for this to happen. not sure what

- ive noticed it states - "wrong system software for this hardware"

i then wait for a long period of time and it reverted back to: rommon mode

when i reboot the router or do: ctrl/alt/break etc it appears to just hang, so not sure if i should just leave it and just wait...!!!

question.  can anyone help ?
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