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If you root it and say the screen gets some dead pixels or something can you put the Default Rom back and make it look like nothing ever happened?

You mean unlock. Only unlocking the bootloader allows loading of custom ROMs. Rooting doesn't.
When you unlock via Asus's tool, your serial number is sent to them, and they keep a record of all unlocked devices. I've heard some success arguing for hardware faults (like dead pixels) after unlocking, but YMMV.
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Originally Posted by lvlrdka22 View Post

You mean unlock. Only unlocking the bootloader allows loading of custom ROMs. Rooting doesn't.
When you unlock via Asus's tool, your serial number is sent to them, and they keep a record of all unlocked devices. I've heard some success arguing for hardware faults (like dead pixels) after unlocking, but YMMV.
seriously? Wow that blows...

So if you Unlock they will always know?
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post #13 of 14
rooting pretty much unlocks your phone. overclocking, better power management etc. just do it it's like overclocking in pc. once you do it you'll never go back thumb.gif
post #14 of 14
and with rooting you can block adds firewall ect.
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