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By firtvid20, Senior Member on 9th January 2014, 11:47 AM
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21st February 2014, 03:55 PM |#21  
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Since I'm not able to boot into Android would anyone be able to tell me what is the SKU on the picture below? So I can flash the correct firmware.

EDIT: Found it in the bootloader in small text. -.- It was the "WW" version.

I would suggest reflashing the stock firmware that is already on the device. Once it is completely factory fresh, you can start over with a new custom ROM.
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21st February 2014, 11:43 PM |#22  
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I would suggest reflashing the stock firmware that is already on the device. Once it is completely factory fresh, you can start over with a new custom ROM.

Yeah I tried flashing the recovery and it didn't write over the current (broken) one.
How would I go about flashing the firmware through fastboot? I can't seem to find a guide for it.

EDIT: Found one finally: http://www.theandroidsoul.com/how-to...back-to-stock/
I tried it and it looked like it worked. I tried rebooting through fastboot but nothing happened. So I rebooted the tablet by holding down the power button. But when I rebooted it just went back into the broken recovery, like nothing really happened..

Code:
C:\Users\user\Downloads\fastboot>fastboot -i 0x0B05 flash system blob

erasing 'system'...
OKAY [  2.781s]
sending 'system' (800931 KB)...
OKAY [132.700s]
writing 'system'...
OKAY [  2.438s]
finished. total time: 137.919s

C:\Users\user\Downloads\fastboot>fastboot -i 0x0B05 reboot
rebooting...

finished. total time: 0.563s

C:\Users\user\Downloads\fastboot>fastboot devices
????????????    fastboot

C:\Users\user\Downloads\fastboot>fastboot -i 0x0B05 reboot
rebooting...

finished. total time: 0.563s
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22nd February 2014, 12:35 AM |#23  
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Yeah I tried flashing the recovery and it didn't write over the current (broken) one.
How would I go about flashing the firmware through fastboot? I can't seem to find a guide for it.

EDIT: Found one finally: http://www.theandroidsoul.com/how-to...back-to-stock/
I tried it and it looked like it worked. I tried rebooting through fastboot but nothing happened. So I rebooted the tablet by holding down the power button. But when I rebooted it just went back into the broken recovery, like nothing really happened..

Code:
C:\Users\user\Downloads\fastboot>fastboot -i 0x0B05 flash system blob

erasing 'system'...
OKAY [  2.781s]
sending 'system' (800931 KB)...
OKAY [132.700s]
writing 'system'...
OKAY [  2.438s]
finished. total time: 137.919s

C:\Users\user\Downloads\fastboot>fastboot -i 0x0B05 reboot
rebooting...

finished. total time: 0.563s

C:\Users\user\Downloads\fastboot>fastboot devices
????????????    fastboot

C:\Users\user\Downloads\fastboot>fastboot -i 0x0B05 reboot
rebooting...

finished. total time: 0.563s

Have to wipe first.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...3&postcount=12 <-- follow that
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Have to wipe first.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...3&postcount=12 <-- follow that

Thank you so much for your help man! I actually found the same post somewhere else and tried it out (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...8&postcount=38).
Now I have booted into Android 4.2 successfully. Yay thanks heaps!!
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