Cant backup and load roms with rom manager

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    So im on 3.340 rooted and have rom manager but when I try to download rom and install it reboots and when it begins to download I get an exclamation mark with the android and my phone reboots like normal...anyone help me out please
     
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    You need the bootstrap app from the market

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    I just downloaded it then Wut do I do

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    You have to run it and press the Bootstrap Recovery button. This will install CW recovery.
     
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    Open it and run it. Priority #1 is to make a backup! Spaz33g will most likely show up here in a few...

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    This guy too!



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    You will run the program. Then Boot into recovery and make a backup. It is very important, to have a backup of the stock OS. It helps save headaches later if you run into problems.

    You have rom manager so I believe that you can make a backup through that. I dont use rom manager so I am not too sure.
     
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    Alrite I installed the cw recovery and will do that...after that do I install the rom manually or thru the rom manager?

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    Do it manually in cm recovery.

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    You can do either. I've always done it manually though.
     
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    First Make A Backup!
     
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    Also, a little piece of advice, boot in to recovery and make a backup and then reboot the phone and check to see that the backup is on the sd card. Then boot back in to recovery to flash the rom. I helped a guy out once who thought he did the backup right but accidentally backed up the rom'd phone and not the stock one, which led to him having to sbf down the road.

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    You'd think Koush would've came up with an easier way to boot to CW by now! Oh well!



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    Alrite thx for the info...update see Wut happens

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    Well I did the backup and tried installing the rom thru rom manager and that failed again did the same thing...im gnna try it manually now

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