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[VIDEO] How to Root the Amazon Kindle Fire HD Tablet

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Major thanks to Sparkym3 for coming up with this exploit, and to Justin Case & Hashcode for helping do this on my tablet today.





Here are the files that you need:

http://www.reverendkyle.com/download...arm-signed.zip

http://www.reverendkyle.com/download...DB_Drivers.zip



Be sure to install ADB on your computer first!

http://www.reverendkyle.com/index.ph...oid-in-windows

The commands:

adb shell
rm -r /data/local/tmp
ln -s /data/ /data/local/tmp
exit

adb reboot

adb shell
echo 'ro.kernel.qemu=1' > /data/local.prop
exit

abd reboot

adb shell mount -o remount,rw /system
adb push su /system/xbin/su
adb shell
chown 0.0 /system/xbin/su
chmod 06755 /system/xbin/su
rm /data/local.prop
exit

adb reboot

adb install Superuser.apk




The original instructions can be found here:

http://www.androidpolice.com/2012/09...-how-to-do-it/
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