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By laerun81, Junior Member on 30th April 2013, 12:53 AM
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I apologize if this has already been mentioned elsewhere, I did skim through the main posts and perform a search for the general topic. This root method is basicly just djrbliss' over @ droidrzr.com except it was massively simplified by another user named marty45714. So essentially this is technically now a method to root xt910 using windows! And its SUPER simple, especially for non Linux users like myself. Here is a direct quote of his post:

"Moderator,

I spent the weekend working on something really lightweight to get this done easily, and I've finally got it working and ready.
Using Oracle VirtualBox with a Tiny Core Linux VM, I've managed to get this down to a 46 MB download.
Everything is automatic... helps the user get connected to SMB, then helps with getting connected with USB debugging before running the exploit.
I spent most of the entire weekend tweaking with Tiny Core Linux to get this ready. Please share. Where's the best place to start a new thread to get the word out about this?


Here are the steps:

1) Install Sun VirtualBox on your Windows PC. [EDIT: Link ---> https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads <--- Provided my MichelBFR, aint he swell? ]

2) Download the VirtualBox .ova file here:
dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/bb53ayj5c3nd5ie/Root_Bionic_JB.ova?token_hash=AAGSOYfPuDXTur_e9qlY l2JRERovPyfMwe-2xNzHXg4Lxg&dl=1 [EDIT: Link dead, see below]

3) Import the .ova file into VirtualBox. (Click "File" then "Import Appliance".)

4) Start the imported VM in VirtualBox (Click the big "Start" Button. It has a green arrow icon.)

5) Follow the instructions on the Linux console."

I also apologize for not coding links etc, I am not an advanced forum user. I just really wanted to share this with anyone who may not have come across this as of yet. If any of you need any further assistance I can try to help as I have successfully used this method and I know absolutely nothing about linux. Enjoy!

EDIT: New link uploaded for step #2 http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?84f3hkx11bpl3fc <---- Thanks MichelBFR!!! [LINK UPDATED]
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****** NEW TUTORIAL ******

MichelBFR has gone the extra mile and simplified this process even further on page three, check it out! ======> http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...7&postcount=30
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30th April 2013, 01:42 AM |#2  
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This is awesome!!! Good news for us! I will try this when i get back from work!!! Many thanks for sharing!
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30th April 2013, 02:36 AM |#3  
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This is awesome!!! Good news for us! I will try this when i get back from work!!! Many thanks for sharing!

NP. I just kinda stumbled across it browsing through the forums, all credit goes to djrbliss and marty45714. Let me know how it goes!
30th April 2013, 02:40 AM |#4  
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Thanks! I ll try this
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30th April 2013, 03:08 AM |#5  
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Very good!

I'll try ASAP.

Thanks!
30th April 2013, 03:25 AM |#6  
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Wow thanks a lot!! Im trying, hope it works

Enviado desde mi XT910 usando Tapatalk 2
30th April 2013, 03:57 AM |#7  
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Well, I'm trying to apply the root on my Razr Maxx, but idk I did something wrong. The process seems to be frozen after the usb connection verification.

Edit: I found the problem. The Virtual Box isn't recognizing the Razr at the USB port. Apparently, the system is conflicting with another request in the same device.

Edit2: OMG!!! Rooted the phone in 30 seconds!



After all the process:

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30th April 2013, 04:16 AM |#8  
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dumb question what is smb?
30th April 2013, 04:26 AM |#9  
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dumb question what is smb?

Remote sharing. You need to configure your device with the same information that the Virtual Box will give to you.
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30th April 2013, 04:50 AM |#10  
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Good find mate

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30th April 2013, 08:34 AM |#11  
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After downloading the files. Do I need the internet to install?
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