Would you recommend droid mod?

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    I just watched the three videos on droid-life.com showing how to install this and uninstall it and it was surprisingly easy as fire! I was just wondering if this would be a good idea to do? and how does it compare to bb? Also, can you change your cpu and overclock with droid mod? thanks for the help!
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    I would recommend using droidmod to root. Then BB or Ultimate as an actual rom.

    droidmod rom has a few bugs, and they don't update quickly at all.
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    DroidMod has the same amount of bugs as the other ROMS. Read up on all of them and pick one to try, easy enough to try all of them one by one too. There is no "best rom."
    Yes you can overclock with droidmod.
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    Yes. I give droidmod a 100% recommendation.
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    yea but once i install droid-mod, how to i get a different rom? in the video i watched, he opened up a "rom menu" and all that was in it was droid mod and back to the unrooted droid rom
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    Definitely agree and give Droidmod 100% recommendation. Although, you should have some knowledge of your Droid and rooting prior to running Droidmod. It does everything for you so to root your phone, you need almost no knowledge. Which is way convenient! But if something goes wrong, you should know what to do or at least have some idea.

    Droidmod is like a gateway drug for people that have not rooted yet. Its usually one's first attempt at rooting, and opens you up to a whole new world of things you can do with your Droid. If you try Droidmod, your rooting adventures are probably just beginning.
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    and wifi tethering with droid mod is good or bad?
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    I agree with you!
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    It looks like droid mod has stopped developing..... no updates for weeks. ?????

    they dont even have anything for 2.1 and everyone has done many 2.1's already.
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    on their website they stated 7 days ago that they are not dead. They are developing
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    then maybe the one who left was the one doing all the work then,..... they went from releasing 1 a week to nothing.
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    And like others have said...

    You should have a good understanding of what is going on when you root as well as what is being done for you when SPRecovery is being done and also what the Nandroid back is. Did i use Droidmod? yes Could i have done it all step by step? YES but droidmod is quick and easy and that is just what i need with limited time to do stuff like that to my phone. I have 3 children, 4 year old and two 2 year olds (twins). Wife works the weekend and i work during the week so my only time is friday or saturday night after i get them all to bed.

    Be confident in yourself and root if you are comfortable doing it.

    I used to want 2.1 in the worst way but now that i am rooted and enjoying all the benefits.....well.....i don't care if it does or not. If it does come i will wait for the devs here to crack it and use one of their 2.1 roms anyway.

    Good luck
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    I see that also.....i think the "new" crew is doing much bigger things. I could be totally wrong. Personally i hated daily and weekly updates.
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    As others have said, I started out with DroidMod and loved it. Absolutely no problems. Much faster than stock and much easier on the battery.

    I recently switched to UltimateDroid, which is even faster than DroidMod was. BUT for me personally I'm having way more problems with UltimateDroid than I ever was with DroidMod. Nothing I haven't been able to fix after some tinkering, but if you just wanna toss something on your phone and have it work flawlessly, DroidMod is an excellent way to go.

    Now that I've tried other ROMs, the only downside I've found of DroidMod is it runs a little warm. I was regularly into the 120s,often into the 130s. Now on Ultimate with Adamz low voltage kernel it is a STRUGGLE to get it past 110.
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    how to you get other roms such as ultimate after rooting with droidmod?
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    Im a Droid noob so i went with Droidmod. few bugs here and there, but i have no regrets. Love it!
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    My suggestion would be to follow these instructions:
    Start Here | Root Your Droid

    Then perform a nandroid restore of Bugless Beast. As others have said, there is no reason to be running a 2.0.1 OS right now.
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    you can download other roms in this forum, then simply used nandroid to install it (do a backup of yours). just read up on how to go to sprecovery then do nandroid backup/restore.
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    Yup, I just made a Nandroid backup of mine so I had something to fall back on, and then installed UltimateDroid using the Nandroid restore technique. When you click the thread for a rom you want they will give you instructions. You're coming from 2.0.1 going to 2.1 so make sure you go the Nandroid route.