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Default [Q] How do I root my EVO 4G?

I recently obtained an old HTC EVO 4G from a friend. I would really love to root it and what not, however I have encountered a problem. I do have android 2.3.5 and Hboot 2.18, but I also noticed that I have a newer version of the HTC software (build number 5.07.651.6 CL558861 release-keys and software number 5.07.651.6710RD to be exact). I do not see any guides that mention this software version at all, so is rooting possible or am I just out of luck? The phone is also deactivated (I have read that the phone does not need to be activated to be rooted, but I could be wrong).
 
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This guide should still work. If you have any questions, they're very friendly over there too .
Device 1: HTC One (M8)/831C | Hardware Version: 0005

Baseband: 1.08.20.0612_4 | PRI: 2.62_003 | PRL: 56019
Recovery: TWRP 2.7.1.0

Device 2: HTC Jewel/PJ75100 (EVO 4G LTE) | Hardware Version: 0003

Baseband: 1.13.11.1105 | PRI: 3.02_003 | PRL: 56018
Recovery: TWRP 2.7.1.0b

Device 3: HTC Shooter/PG86100 (EVO 3D) | Hardware Version: 0002
Baseband: 1.09.00.0108 | PRI: 1.55_003 | PRL: 22100
Recovery: TWRP 2.6.3.0

Device 4: HTC Supersonic/PC36100 (EVO 4G) | Hardware Version: 0004
Baseband: 2.15.00.01.15 | PRI: 2.33_003 | PRL: 40460
Recovery: TWRP 2.7.1.0
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Thank you. Also, which of these methods is the easiest/saftest in your opinion? .
 
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