I have a 2.2 droid that ota'd to 2.3.2 recently(was planing on RMAing it back to verizon, but found a bad mic-to-mic cable). So basically I have a virgin 2.3.2 setup, complete with all the BS crap. Reading up on rooting for the last 3 hours as to hopefully not brick it. I have a couple beginner questions i would like to take care of before i take the plunge. I see people pulling backup images of there phone in its out of box/bloated state. Some use that clock app? and yet others are flashing with a sb image ? Also being that i am on 2.3.2 most/all of the guides are made with 2.1 or 2.2 in mind(i installed z4root and tried a temp root and it sat at the running exploit screen for a while and didn't do anything (figure the app is made to exp 2.2/2.1) SO i thought i could just flash it back to 2.1 right up until the point where people say to not downgrade via a flash unless i wanted a expensive paper weight. And pretending i did flash there are 2 versions, the core and full? (neither one has the updated kernal and some other stuff?) Should i be making restore images or something before i begin and or clock? i hear people talking about right now while i got a completely clean phone? or does it not matter i can just use the 2.3.2-full images that are around ? I am following sort of along http://www.droidforums.net/forum/dr...asy-guide-rooting-backup-rom-flashing-d2.html but this was designed around a older base os and I had the z4root problems mentioned above. Trying to avoid a post here 3 - 6 months from now about how my phone does everything I want it to, except turn on and work.