[Sprint] looking for a new rom

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  1. TwistedMcVay

    TwistedMcVay New Member
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    i was interested in getting a windows phone 7 rom but didnt know where to find one for my galaxy nexus on sprint. any suggestions?
     

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  2. mogelijk

    mogelijk Well-Known Member
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    There are no Windows 7 ROMs, or at least no legal ones. Microsoft owns Windows and does not release the source code or allow the use of Windows without a valid license. If someone tried to create and release a Windows ROM, I'm guessing they would be quickly sued by Microsoft.
     
  3. thegreen

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    Your best bet is to look for win phone-type themes for launchers or cyanogen based roms.
     
  4. trophynuts

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    I would recommend in the future to ask questions about Roms that you ask them in the All Things Root section for your specific device.

    With that said i never ran across any WinMo style roms when i was romming my G Nex and i haven't heard of any lately.
     
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  5. breadnatty08

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  6. MizzouBrent

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    Moved you over to the Sprint section.
     
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  7. MizzouBrent

    MizzouBrent Well-Known Member
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    BTW sourcery is the ROM of choice for most of us on this forum.
     
  8. NSutherl

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    I've used Launcher 7 on my old Dinc and it's pretty cool. If you want to the W7 phone feel, this is definitely your best bet. Otherwise, there are a few of stable and fast Android 4.2.1 ROMs out there with everything from super customization (Sourcery) to almost completely stock (mmuzzy's stock 4.2.1 build).
     
  9. slyd

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    I like mmuzzy 4.2.1 but I prefer close to stock .
     
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