mfastboot from a motorola site

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Does anyone know whether mfastboot can be downloaded specifically from a motorola site?
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Not unless you have a dev edition device and need to flash a factory image and relock the bootloader. (Moto X/Droid Maxx Dev Edition devices).
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Does this mean that it is incompatible with consumer versions of the Moto G, or that it can't be accessed unless you obtain a dev edition?
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No.

As you know, mfastboot is available from many sources other than Motorola and the utility is completely compatible with the Moto G, as tested.

Yes.

If you want the mfastboot utility direct from Motorola, a dev edition device would be the only way to go.
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Actually I didn't know with certainty there were incompatiblities between non-developer editions and mfast boot, so thanks for confirming.

Looks like I will be getting mfastboot from non-authoritative sources and comparing them as confirmation that they are legit. Not sure if that is a practical measure of legitness, but hey, beggars can't be choosers.
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The file sizes are identical (520 kb/524 kb on disk), file creation and modification dates will differ.

http://mark.cdmaforums.com/MotoX-mFas...

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B4PT9...
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Thanks, Rikkster,

I added to some of the sources that you tested:

1) http://docs.google.com/file/d/0B4PT9W...
(Link at http://docs.google.com/file/d/0B4PT9W...)

2) http://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9qC3...

3) http://forum.xda-developers.com/attac...

4) http://mark.cdmaforums.com/X-STUFF/mf...
(Link at http://mark.cdmaforums.com/MotoX-mFas...)

5) http://motofirmware.com/files/downloa...

6) http://motorola-global-portal.custhel...
Requests submitted here are being ignored.

7) http://www.dropbox.com/s/kyqjzpjgamre...

The date/time & sizes are:

ls -l */*fastboot.exe
533353 Oct 25 2013 docs.google.com/mfastboot.exe
186178 Nov 24 22:35 drive.google.com/mfastboot.exe
533353 Oct 25 2013 forum.xda-developers.com/mfastboot.exe
533353 Dec 6 2013 mark.cdmaforums.com/mfastboot.exe
533353 Oct 25 2013 motofirmware.com/mfastboot.exe
533353 Nov 24 22:38 www.dropbox.com/fastboot.exe

The ones dated 24 Nov 2014 had their original dates/times clobbered by the download time.

The file from drive.google.com seems off, so I didn't bother comparing it with the others. All the others are identical.

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