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Is this kernal file a Zip or a tar file????

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  1. shocksl

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    okay guys I am trying to root my mobile phone. I have downloaded all the necessary stuff.

    However I am findining it difficult to understand what is a tar file. I have downloaded an insecure kernal for the root process.

    It comes in a zip style file. When I extract it , a small file called zmlage only gets extracted.

    However when I click on the 'zip type file' which I downlaoded . it shoes as tar when I check proterties.

    Do i need to extract this file or not once downloaded?
     

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    Question/thread moved for you, shocksl, to the All Things Root section of the Galaxy S2 forum.
     
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    It sounds as though you have extracted too far shocksl.

    For a step-by-step guide with videos for absolute beginners to the SGSII and rooting, see the Rooting Galaxy S2 - Dummies Guide which after careful reading will answer all of your rooting questions.
     
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    Okay I see what Ive done thanks! That rooting Galaxy dummies guide page doesn't work btw
     
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