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ok so I've upgraded to the 0090 version of the ICS update and i didnt touch my tablet for a day or so went to use it tonight and it wouldnt turn on it was plugged in the whole time and the blue light comes on at the top so i tried plugging it into my laptop and it came up as an APX device every time i try reboting it thats all it comes up as i searched around and couldn't find anything so im just hoping someone can help me get my tablet back up and running

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ok so I've upgraded to the 0090 version of the ICS update and i didnt touch my tablet for a day or so went to use it tonight and it wouldnt turn on it was plugged in the whole time and the blue light comes on at the top so i tried plugging it into my laptop and it came up as an APX device every time i try reboting it thats all it comes up as i searched around and couldn't find anything so im just hoping someone can help me get my tablet back up and running

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Does your device boot up?
 
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Since your computer can see it in apx mode, I would try flashing the stock rom package through apx mode. You can find it about halfway down the development thread page.

That is of course you have tried everything else that you want to try.

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Does your device boot up?
it just sits at a black screen with the light on the power button on

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Since your computer can see it in apx mode, I would try flashing the stock rom package through apx mode. You can find it about halfway down the development thread page.

That is of course you have tried everything else that you want to try.

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ok ill try that is there anything else i should try first im not that good with android devices yet (still learning)
 
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ok i found the APX recovery download but i didnt find any instructions on how to use it any suggestions?
 
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oh nevermind its and exe
 
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Ok so that didn't work the exe doesn't see my tablet so I extracted the exe with 7zip and found the image folder which has a bat file in it which after the first command I hear the windows USB disconnect sound so are there any other recommendations?
 
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Do you have the drivers installed for apx mode?

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Do you have the drivers installed for apx mode?

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ya as soon as you send a command with nvflash even just nvflash --sync i hear the windows disconnect sound

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