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    What is rooting?

    Yes, what does this mean? What does it achieve? How does one do it etc? From posts I've read it sounds like jailBreaking... is that right? Or totally off?
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    You really should read the many threads about this, I'm sure there's a sticky one

    I take it your a windows user, and have used XP.

    When you login to XP, you login as the Administrator. This is the same as Root. It gives you the right to modify the system directory and can bring major problems if misused

    If you add a user account to XP, you only get basic rights to the computer and can only do limited things. This is what your phone is like right now.
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    In Australia it means something else entirely (shaggin')

    But back on topic. There are a number of very useful apps that require root privileges to function. Titanium backup comes to mind (great for backing up and restoring your apps). For those programs - no root, no install. It's that simple.

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    Is there any way or app that can be use to root SGS2 without using pc.? Like Z4root that can be used to root SGS and Tab

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