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It's really not that hard, you just have to take a couple more steps than you would for most other devices. HTC doesn't make it too hard for you though. One thing that makes it a little different on the One V is that you cannot pull your battery, but if you hold down the power button for 10+ seconds, then volume down and release the power button, it will take you to the bootloader mode. You will also need to use a computer to complete the process. Android forums has a complete step by step guide. It should be pretty
straightforward if you've ever rooted a phone before.