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  1. mrspeedmaster

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    Okay this sounds really stupid. I used the Clockwork, un-revoke tool which is suppose to root your phone.

    My intention was not to root my phone but to run recovery.
    I wanted to downgrade so I went thru the motion and it said everything was done/successful.

    Now, I DONT want to be rooted. I am thinking of exchanging my phone for the Droid X.

    I went into the terminal and did some root things but they were unsuccessful like "whoami", tried to unmount file system,etc...
    I am running "sudo <whatever command>" and "su" so it fails. I assume I'm not rooted but why would unrevoke app say I am?

    I am struggling to downgrade using Linux (different topic) but for now, I want to confirm my phone is not rooted.
     

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    umm install a rooted app like lamppu and see if it will work
     
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    Dang. My phone is rooted. Sheesh. Now I need to revert back. Can't seem to do it in Linux or Mac OS. I guess I need try with a PC.

    Thanks.
     
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    if you ran a clear storage that wont remove root, follow my video which the gentle above me posted ^^^^
     
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    I followed the video. I've used 3 different pb13img.zip and even extracted from the RUU.
    Doesn't work for me. I have tried 3 FAT32 sdhc cards. I

    The problem is it does all the checks and before it installs, it fails saying "Main Version older" or something to that effect.

    I have hboot.77 and everyone says if you do the OTA, I should be at hboot79.
     

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