Originally Posted by RMarkwald
So you're stock 4.3 now? Rooting manually isn't hard bud, setting up the toolkit is harder IMO.
You just need to download and install the Android SDK. Then download a custom recovery .img file, and a SuperSU flashable zip. Put the SuperSu flashable zip on your /sdcard. You'll then boot into the bootloader, open a command prompt and change directories to your Android SDK (Ex. mine is at C:\sdk\platform-tools) and run the command: fastboot flash <name of recovery file>.img
Then reboot into recovery, flash the SuperSU zip, reboot, done. You're rooted. There are plenty of How To's stickied in the General Forums for the N7 here.
Will look into your suggestions later because I am rooted again. It was the adb drivers again. The universal ones just would not work for me. The Samsung signed drivers on the other hand worked smoothly and then the toolkit ran smoothly and I am rooted. But it wiped out my TWRP recovery so I will re-install that next.
Thanks for the help.
About your advice, than you. But as a newbie I need clearer instructions. "download and install the Android SDK". Where? to the pc or the tablet? etc.
I need to learn more so I don't keep getting into these ridiculous binds!