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What will this do?
This will root your One X, install Busybox, and install the SuperSU application for rights management.
Instructions
  1. Download and install the HTC mobile phone drivers. [Windows]
  2. Download the mod edit: link removed
  3. Extract root.zip into a directory on your computer.
  4. Plug your HTC One X into your computer via USB. Recommended: Plug your device’s USB cable into the back of your computer if you’re using a desktop PC.
  5. Enable USB Debugging on your HTC One X. Settings >> Developer Options >>USB debugging (checked)
  6. Double click root.bat/root-linux.sh/root-mac.sh to run the script.
  7. Congratulations! Your device will reboot a number of times and then you will have full root access.
Who do I thank?
Don't thank me. Thank sparkym3 for this exploit. Thank crisis187 for testing it out first! Thanks viperboy for the primetime tool!
Linux/Mac untested. Should be working now. Let me know if there are problems.
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Thanks Kpenn!

You are a gentleman and a scholar
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Inside root.zip there's only "root.img"
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Now it should work. File host problem. My bad guys!
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Restored with my retail RUU and ran this, worked perfectly!
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Tips:

-Disable HTC Sync when you do this
-Make sure the port is open
-kill existing ADB.exe processes

otherwise you can get adb server out of date messages and a few other errors
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If your adb is giving errors try to disable firewall - that happened to me
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Maroon Mushroom

Tips:

-Disable HTC Sync when you do this
-Make sure the port is open
-kill existing ADB.exe processes

otherwise you can get adb server out of date messages and a few other errors

Should already do that with adb kill-server command.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kennethpenn

Should already do that with adb kill-server command.

I thought it would too.

Kept failing. Manually ending HTC Sync and adb.exe worked though
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Linux/Mac support added, although untested. Let me know if there are problems.
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