Originally Posted by Hadron
Main precaution is to check the md5 of the hboot before flashing. If that checks out you should be fine.
Can't advise on android flasher - I just used fastboot flash.
Got to admit, I'm guilty of not checking all my roms before flashing.. I will certainly make an effort to now
-- Especially as you can check through the Desire and it's so simple. A little laziness can really turn around and screw you over.
Bah, must dash to work instead of trawling my forums. Life is so cruel..