Root Rom Theme and App Questions

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  1. only126db

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    Ok I have had my D2 for a little bit now, I have been hesitant to root mainly due to warranty issues.

    I have a bunch of questions and to most they are probably simple.

    1 If I root how do I unroot if I need to send my phone for warranty?
    2 Wil my Winamp and other regular apps still work once rooted?
    3 What is the diference between a rom and theme?
    4 can i do a rom and use any theme or do certain themes only work with certain roms?
    5 I am interested in rooting purely for performance enhancement since my droid is my primary internet access due to living in the middle of nowhere.

    I may have more questions too, but these are a good start.

    Thanks in advance
     
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    So how do I make sure a theme and rom are compatible?
     
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    most roms have their own section here on the forums. all of the compatible themes will have a thread in that section. some roms, like liberty, have a sticky at the top of the section with a list of all compatible themes and links to their threads.
     
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    Ok

    What do you think would be a good rom for me, like I said performance is my main goal, I want my droid as fast and smooth as possible and to kill the data throttling since this is my main internet access, it gets annoying when I hit their magic number and my access slows down.
     
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    well the data throttling removal is available n most of the roms, but i don't think any of them have it done right out of the box. overall it comes down to preference, do want to keep or remove blur and such.
     
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    I was just reading up on the blur thing, it seems if i read the couple things right, the roms which r not blur allow for more performance but you also have to do more leg work to find widgets etc.

    Does that sound correct?
     
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    ya thats about right. it could also be said that blurless roms are faster and blur roms are more stable.
     
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    ahhh ok, well I have to have stability, but I also want maxx performance for video,audio and internet downloading and surfing.

    Any suggestion on something to check out?
     
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    I would highly sugest liberty rom... I recently flashed it and instantly fell in love. Its fast as poop and I have had little to know problems, but that's IMO. There are far more knowledgable guys than me haha. Happy rom hunting but seriously read up on liberty

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    Looked at Liberty, and I like the Epic Blue theme for it....

    I am going to have to do alot more reading befor I decide to root though, I'm a scaredy cat
     
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    I was scared too at first haha but like there's no real downside to rooting.... that I can think of haha


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