can i or cant i?


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  1. snoprosledneck

    snoprosledneck Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    So im really confused about a lot of this rooting stuff in a way. I came up with what i want to do. I want to root my phone but i dont want to run a custom rom cuz i dont really think they offer anything better than what there is stock. Can i root my phone and use the stock rom. I want root so i can run setcpu. Oh btw will i be able to root after the 2.2 OTA update? thanks
     

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  2. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member Developer

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    Have you already got 2.2? If so you can use unrevoked 3.21 but its buggy. Best bet is to get a 2.1 ruu to downgrade, run unrevoked 3.14 then find teppic74's rooted stick 2.2 Ron from this forum
     
  3. indieseoul

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    Have there been many problems using unrevoked 3.21? I used it twice with no probs. The first time I messed up and didn't select the custom recovery image that I wanted so I did it again and both times it was smooth sailing on my desire. I used it on a computer with windows 7 64 bit ultimate.
     
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    SUroot Well-Known Member Developer

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    I'm not sdure, I'm just going on what other people have said. I've never used it myself. Teppic74 recommends downgrading ans using 3.14, so thats good enough for me ;)
     
  5. teppic74

    teppic74 Well-Known Member

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    If you root a stock ROM you'll basically be in the same situation as installing a pre-rooted stock rom (so long as it doesn't change much, some are a bit liberal when they say stock). This way you get a couple of essential things like busybox included normally.

    unrevoked 3.21 works fine for a lot of people, but for some it won't work at all, and for others causes some odd issues. Downgrading will work fine, but means wiping your phone.
     

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