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D2 Bootstrap Won't Install Correctly on DX

Discussion in 'Droid X Hacks' started by BCool83, Jul 29, 2011.

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    So I've been trying to install Droid2 Bootstrap as part of installing the rooted GB leak (yes, I'm a little late to the party apparently...and also somewhat of a non-techy user, so please bear with me), but it's simply not working.

    I tried DL'ing Bootstrap from a link from another DroidForums member, on mediafire. DLs successfully, but it doesn't show up in the app tray, and when I locate it in the Downloads folder, it asks if I want to open to HTMLviewer or OpenOffice. The result isn't helpful no matter which I select - nothing happens after the file "opens"... I've also tried DL'ing and opening using Dolphin Browser HD, but that just opens a text file. Further, I've tried just googling the Bootstrap and DL'ing from other locations, but the vast majority of those attempts don't even result in a successful download.

    Thoughts??
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    Do you have Unknown Sources checked in Settings->Applications?

    It's an APK file, right? If so, and Unknown Sources is checked, when you click on it in your phone's file explorer, it should offer to install it.
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    Are you sure the file you downloaded has the .apk extension, it may be a .zip that needs to be extracted before the .apk file inside the archive can be installed.

    -Mike
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    Yes, Unknown Sources is checked. When I DL the file in the stock browser, it's an APK. When I DL it in Dolphin (as instructed by the person who gave me the link to DL), it's a TXT.

    EDIT: Strike that - actually both ways downloads a TXT file. Does anyone have a valid link to an APK for Droid2 Bootstrap?
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    Tap the APK in the file manager.
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    There is none - apparently I misspoke before. I've only been able to download TXT files so far.

    I've also tried DL'ing from here, but I get "download unsuccessful"
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    Got it from cricketforum while using Dolphin...thanks guys!
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    Good chance u can change .txt to .apk and install

    Sent from my rooted Droid X (FROYO)
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