The Ultimate kernel for the HTC Desire 500, both one sim and dual sim!
Software version 1.32/1.26 only! It probably won't work on earlier versions, but it might work on later versions (1.34), I haven't tested that.
Use at your own risk!
Once you have your recovery installed, you can actually root your phone.
Reboot your phone, then download SuperSU, and put it on your sdcard. Then boot into your new recovery another time. Select either "Install" or "Install zip", then install zi...
A complete guide on rooting your HTC Desire 500, both single sim and dual sim.
Sorry for my English!
Before you begin, you might want to check for updates on your phone, because it is harder to install an update after your phone is unlocked.
After unlocking your bootloader, the installation of ota (over the air) upgrades fails, because it requires a locked bootloader.
Steps to install the upgrade anyway:
First, you need to download the ota. Next, pull the zip to your computer...
On HTC phones, by default, you can not replace a partition on the phone from your computer. To enable this, your phone has to be Unlocked.
There is a very good video guide about this, made by Fliwatt: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWLK5XhsVAE