Lost root for no reason

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    so I'm not sure how it happened but I mysteriously lost root. I was able to restore a backup and get it back, but I have no idea why I lost root. I'm running cm 6.0 with launcherpro+ I recently installed the slayer kernel but I didn't have any issues. Could installing an app cause me to lose root. The only app I can think that might have caused it was the live tv app I installed, but I deleted it because it didn't work. If anyone knows what might have caused this I would greatly appreciate it.
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    Some people have reported this happening. I dont think anyone knows what causes it.
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    Just out of curiosity, what method did you use to root?
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    That is my question, Fish.
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    and mine also
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    agreed lol

    im gonna guess a one click app that did it for you?
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    No comment... haha
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    I am curious as well.
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    I think you and I have pretty much the same thoughts on this after our discussion. :)
    Every time I see a "I lost root" comment I pretty much assume they used the 1 click root apps now. :)
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    Good question, how was the phone rooted, how long as it been rooted for, how long have you had the phone for, do you have a backup, was root lost after a reboot (if known)?

    I've got the live TV app, works pretty good, btw.
    And then I go to verify and it doesn't work so good. I couldn't launch it, uninstalled, redownloaded it, and it fired right up. Works fine. Again:)
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    I hate that when somebody posts something and doesn't come back to read their responses. Maybe I'll pm him and tell him that christim is thinking about giving him an infraction for not responding...:icon_ banana::icon_ banana::icon_ banana:
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    ^That gets me to, but I think some people don't realize how active this forum really is, within ten minutes of an initial thread post one might get six or more answers :smile:
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    ^ That's what's great about DF!:)
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