Friend of mine wants to root...suggestions?

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    He has a Droid 1 running latest official Froyo. He is paranoid and has not done this before.

    I rooted manually but it was a long time ago. Any suggestions? What is the easiest way to root Droid 1 nowadays? Anyone have links to the current manual method?

    He is not opposed to buying an app for it.
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    The easiest way that I found was SuperOneClick. You can find on xda developers and there's a full video tutorial on theunlockr.com (spelled just like that). It worked great just make sure he downloads the correct motorola drivers for his computer first!

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    That is what I was looking for. Thank you.
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    No problem. I would definitely walk him through it since you're familiar with rooting! Tell him good luck, I'm sure he'll love it once he roots!

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    Yea, recently had to replace my OG Droid due to charging port failure, SuperOneClick is fast, easy, and effective. Worlds easier than the manual method the first time around.
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    He did it. He is now rooted. worked great. Thank you!