Best way to root DX on 2.2.1

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    Ok been a Droid user since the D1 now have a DX for last 10 month. Been in this forum for last 2 month now I wanna root after reading what I can do. Lol not interested in custom roms would like to get rid of some bloat ware and get some better battery life! Warranty is in 2 month anyway then I upgrade! And I'm not very computer savvy either! Lol

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    Do a Google search for Z4Root. It's a one-click rooting apk. Works great and super easy. Although I don't think you'll save much batt life just by being rooted and not running a custom ROM.
     
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    Z4 Root! Install and click permanent root. It will reboot and then you are done.
     
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    My intivirus says security threat after I download z4root!

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    Don't worry about it. The .apk should be 955 kb. If the file size checks out, then install it. Lookout mobile had no issues with it on my phone.

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    The bootstraper can do a back up I've watched videos on you tube any thing I need to do I got z4root got a bootstraper just no computer at the moment

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    I don't have a computer either. I do everything from my phone. If for some reason I need to sbf, i just use my friends pc.

    From my Liberated DROID2 at 1.25ghz
     
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    z4root does everything, its a single button, click permanent root. I would be carefull maybe you got a dirty copy of z4root, mine didnt set any alarms with lookout and it scans everything I install.

    The app also has an unroot option if you ever decide to unroot for a warranty claim or whatever.
     
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    Rooted my DX Saturday idopa was alot of help I didn't know it had an unroot option been wondering about that later I found out that most antivirus apps look for exploits as a security risk! Lol
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    Sometimes z4Root will show up as a virus - but read the definition on it. It's like ... "Linux Crack Tool" or "Linux Exploit". It's totally fine, that's what your doing buddy... cracking your phone.
     
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    I figured that out already over the weekend most antivirus apps look for exploits as a security risk

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