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    Greetings and Salutations,

    My handle on the web has been Bremen ever since I read my first Terry Brooks novel. I am a 29 year old male from VA that is relatively new to the Android world. I have gone from "el chepo" phones to blackberrys to the iPhone before finally resting on a Droid 4. While I am moderately tech savvy some of this stuff is confusing to me.

    I am really interested In getting one of these custom roms like CM installed on my phone. Hopefully I can find everything here that I am looking for.
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    Welcome aboard :)
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    Welcome aboard.. Glad you joined us.. Jump in and read up we have plenty good info here..

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    Thanks for the warm welcome. I have pretty much done nothing but read up on flashing roms to my phone for the past few days and i must admit i am more confused then when i started....
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    Hello and welcome to the forum! Congrats on the D4...

    There is always a bit of confusion before the ah-ha moment ;)...just feel comfortable before you jump in and ask questions as ya have them.
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    Well, I am at the point where I am most confused. I have my phone rooted, and I have safe strap 3.4 installed and up on my phone. I am at the point where i need to flash a rom and that is where i am the most confused. Ive seen CM10 and I really like a lot of the features but I am unsure on how to actually install this thing. I have found a download page with a build for my phone, but there are so many different things to click on that I'm really not sure what to download. then once I download it how to get it on my phone.

    http://goo.im/devs/hashcode/maserati/
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    Link the page here and we can help you through it...

    How about the OP for the CM10 thread? Does it tell you what to install? If not I would just go with the latest.
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    i forgot to post the link but i have edited my post.
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    to be honest.... I really have no idea what Im looking at with these.

    CM was mentioned in another forum that I visit and I started looking into it. Once I saw the demo and some of the feature that CM offers (like free wifi tethering) i knew I had to have it as I like playing with cool stuff like that.

    I have spent the past several days trying to learn all I can. As soon as I started seeing all of these different roms is the point that I got really confused.

    Is there a better rom out there for my device? If there is do I need to do something different to my phone (i.e. get rid of safe strap)?
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    UPDATE:

    I was able to get Eclipse loaded onto my phone last night.

    one questions I do have is how easy is it to delete a rom and try loading another one?
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    Welcome to Droid Forums!! :)

    In my opinion it is not difficult to switch between ROMs. Typically you need to do a factory reset/data wipe and then install the new ROM. I am not completely familiar with the exact procedures for your phone so you will need to consult your phone's section for more information.
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    Welcome to the site. DancingNexus