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Why Cant I Root My Verison Wirless Droid Eris?

When i first got the Droid Eris it was a wonderful phone but i wanted to get the most out of this phone as possible. This lead me to looking up how to overclock your device increasing its speed. I then found out oyu had to do something called rooting it. By this time i had my phone for a while and i've gotten all the new updates. I then tried to "root" my phone but found it wasn't working. I asked around to my friends that aslo have the Eris and have overclocked it and they said i was doing it right. Then i asked them when they did this to their phone an dthey anwsered almost as soon as i got it. I did further research and found out at the time when my friends rooted their phone there were no new updates and they were running the same firmware it came with out of the box and i relized that i updated mine and along with fixes and additions this update took away the ability to "root" yuor device. Therefore not being able to overclock it.
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