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rooting for dummies?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid X' started by codyryan07, Sep 29, 2012.

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    Im new to the whole rooting and hacks for the DROID x.. I believe I have the 2.3.4 version (im not extremely tech savvy so be gentle).. but I was wanting to know the pros & cons for rooting? And maybe get an easy to understand, for dummies type explanation.

    Thanks in advance!
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    pro: modify system files/settings, install custom roms, make complete backups

    con: remove wrong system files/setting and have to flash a sbf

    read and know how to boot to
    bootloader and android recovery

    will add links

    if you have dx system 2.3.4 / 4.5.621
    use magic md5 root for d2, d2g, dx, & dx2
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-Oj1a1wNZKhZMPUqU_6KzzYzQJ2RKzvvumTx-41f3h4/edit

    or the ezSBF for milestone x 604 and root with zergrush

    more here sd_shadow's list of links for Droid FAQs, SBF, Rooting, ROMs.... https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Goawxdx_UBF4Y8lqzHYWf8Ha3yUcRK4faq0UWIlXLWA/edit
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2012
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