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I had a file manager provided by my manufacturer as a system app.

it was odexed.

i have its apk and odex file both.

I installed a custom rom now and want to install that filemanager. how do i do this? how can i make a normal deodexed file from the odexd one?

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Hmm, doesn't the system generate a .dex file when you run an app without one? –  Matthew Read Dec 1 '12 at 21:33
It doesnt install itself! So i dont reach the run state at all! –  Nirmik Dec 2 '12 at 16:55
Oh I see, you have to deodex. I haven't done it but here's a starting point: code.google.com/p/smali/wiki/DeodexInstructions –  Matthew Read Dec 2 '12 at 17:09

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