64 bit and flash problem and cure. Finally rooted
For whatever reason I couldn't get my X10i to stay in flash to get the whole rooting business started. I'm using Windows 7 and it's on a 64bit system. Anyways after a lot of head scratching, swearing and a few late nights I finally beat it in to submission. I found this
Exploid Root Method for Xperia X10 [Tutorial] | Xperia X10 Blog
which although seemed a little long winded it seems to of done the trick FINALLY!! I've d/loaded the barnacle tether and the ti backup both of which required the superuser permissions.
I'm not sure if this method is common knowledge(it may well be) but it is certainly the easiest for someone who is(was
Now I just gotta find a way of making my battery last more than 14 hours and I'll be as happy as a pig in pooh