[Q]Difference between signed rom and unsigned rom?

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TheKoomba2010

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This is a post from an 11 yr old kid.
PHONE: SAMSUNG GALAXY S I
ROM: STOCK OPTUS ROM
FIRMWARE: 2.2 FROYO(WANTS 2.3.)
PHONE STATUS: ROOTED
 

rschenck

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A signed ROM carries a digital signature that proves it is original, official and unaltered. Adding or changing files breaks the signature.

One of the original purposes of apps like CWM was to install unsigned ROMs...that is customized ones.

You can also use software to "sign" a custom ROM.

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    A signed ROM carries a digital signature that proves it is original, official and unaltered. Adding or changing files breaks the signature.

    One of the original purposes of apps like CWM was to install unsigned ROMs...that is customized ones.

    You can also use software to "sign" a custom ROM.

    Sent from my GT-I9000 using XDA Premium App