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By js22, Member on 29th March 2011, 09:47 AM
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23rd February 2014, 02:12 AM |#21  
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Is it legal ?
Is Odin a copywrited software ? Are we suppose to use it ? is it Legal?
 
 
23rd February 2014, 03:30 AM |#22  
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Originally Posted by chemmutk

Is Odin a copywrited software ? Are we suppose to use it ? is it Legal?

yes it is legal..
and yes we should use it!
it is made by Samsung..
bt hemidall is made by a user...
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23rd February 2014, 06:59 AM |#23  
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yes it is legal..
and yes we should use it!
it is made by Samsung..
bt hemidall is made by a user...

. Are You sure its not copyrighted ?
23rd February 2014, 07:01 AM |#24  
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. Are You sure its not copyrighted ?

yes dude!!!!
15th March 2014, 05:57 PM |#25  
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Originally Posted by js22

So maybe its my background in Linux, but there's something that just creeps me out about Odin. I tried searching here and on Google, and all I can find are links (mostly broken) to download it from various cheesy file sharing sites.

Does anybody know where the software actually comes from? Who wrote it? Is it legal, or was it swiped from Samsung?

It seems weird to me that a software community that is based so much on open source software relies so heavily on such a shady system.

Am I missing something?

I think it's code may have leaked from Samsung. It would make sense that Samsung would flash firmware and partitions via usb download mode in the assembly line at the factory. It can be done via jtag but I highly doubt they do that as the firmware flash would be part of the function testing of the finished product.
There is likely a standalone computer designed to flash several devices at the same time. If not Odin, it uses a software that does essentially the same thing.


All I know is that Odin and these so called "factory" md5 files (wherever it actually comes from) seem to save me every time.


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9th August 2017, 04:09 PM |#26  
VirusTotal..
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Originally Posted by js22

...viruses?

You may upload downloaded odin file or copy&paste a direct-download URL of
your suspicious odin version directly to VirusTotal without downloading it to your computer.

It basically does an online virus-check,
You'll be doing good too, by helping to identify new malwares.

I've used it for my odin-archive,
and added the reports, just before I've put it online in GitHub for everyone to download
(but mostly for me, since I could never find the correct version when I need it,
since in Odin, apparently versions matters, especially for old firmwares).
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