but the ML software becomes part of the camera's? I would prefer a stand alone type of program...like shutter count, for the M. So far has been a dead end. There has to be something out there...no?
Not really, when you remove the SD card, the ML is gone. If you want to complete remove (the boot flag) it's very simple.
Installation guide : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSS41UOUNIg
Remove ML : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLSYI7CWkbQ ( this one is for 5D3 but for M, it's the