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Hello i just bought a a100 today and i went to upgrade it and it downloaded. When it boot it said Recovery verified failed spin forever. i just pulled it out of a sealed box and everything whats going on i even tried to load a rom from an sd no luck.
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Hello i just bought a a100 today and i went to upgrade it and it downloaded. When it boot it said Recovery verified failed spin forever. i just pulled it out of a sealed box and everything whats going on i even tried to load a rom from an sd no luck.
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State step-by-step everything you did.
 
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I took it out of the box turned it on, went through the setup and then i went to update and plugged it in.
 
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I took it out of the box turned it on, went through the setup and then i went to update and plugged it in.
Update how? OTA or ICS leak?
 
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Update how? OTA or ICS leak?
settings>about tablet>system update. I don't understand how this happened.
 
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settings>about tablet>system update. I don't understand how this happened.
Ok, that's OTA. You could try resetting the device via the pinhole. If that doesn't work then download the ICS leak (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1510706) and rename it to "update". After that, place it on your external sd card and boot into recovery.
 
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Ok, that's OTA. You could try resetting the device via the pinhole. If that doesn't work then download the ICS leak (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1510706) and rename it to "update". After that, place it on your external sd card and boot into recovery.
Tried that it I get.
erasing cache before SD update...
SD update cmd:recovery
--update_package=SDCARD:update.zip
Recovery verified failed ...
spin forever
 
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Tried that it I get.
erasing cache before SD update...
SD update cmd:recovery
--update_package=SDCARD:update.zip
Recovery verified failed ...
spin forever
How about the pinhole?
 
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How about the pinhole?
just boots me back to android 3.2. Does any micro sd work i have a lexar class 10 32GB. Do you think its something wrong with the recovery. kinda weird if it was.
 
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just boots me back to android 3.2. Does any micro sd work i have a lexar class 10 32GB. Do you think its something wrong with the recovery. kinda weird if it was.
Your sd card is fine. Your recovery seems to be corrupted. Do you still get the error after resetting it (via pinhole)?

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