getteing error message while trying to root

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    my droid is version 2.1update1 and when i go to recovery mode and run the update zip file i get an error message and it says install aborted and help would be appreciated


    thanks
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    Are you applying the stock update or a custom rom?
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    i want to root so i can overclock it and run a custom rom
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    i want to root so i can overclock it and run a custom rom
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    ...yeah...we get that.... o_O

    Just follow the steps in either of the above posts... :D
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    Make sure the "update.zip" isn't "update.zip.zip".
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    probably hit the nail on the head there dancedroid <---- droid does peanut butter jelly time too...
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    also make sure you're not applying a rooting exploit meant for 2.0.1 phones. If you do this, the process will stop, giving a MD5 checksum error
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