is there an easier way of rooting and unlocking?

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http://androidforums.com – I got a htc evo design 4g and must say this phone is terrible.enjoyed the marquee far beyter,but since in stuck with this one ive no choice.I want to know if there os an easier way of unlocking the bootloader and rooting.my windows 7 64bit isnt playing nicely with the java SDK required for the files needed.and the tutorials here are a bit confusing.anybody know of an easier way please help (General)