Install Homecatcher to make the default nook hone screen go away for good. Reboot, select your default, life is good!
via noot tablet &xda premium
Aaaaaaand ... Found it! The nice guy who bought it off a bum downtown for $30 got his kids to hack into it and found my contact info. He got his $30 back plus a nice reward.
Sent from my BNTV250 using xda premium
Thanks. You may want to feature the version info prominently in the OP. I got my issue solved in a roundabout way when it finally went into a boot loop and triggered the factory reset. That got me back to 1.4.0 unrooted, and without the FC problem...