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By OldGaf, Senior Member on 28th April 2012, 10:17 PM
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Out of band width.... check here for download:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=131

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Here ya go... worked fine for me but no guarantees.... as usual, use at your own risk.

update.zip <- will work for a bit again (as of June 2 2012)

Lets see how long the bandwidth lasts!

Big thanks to t_r_j for sending me the file.

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Downloaded Acer_A500_7.014.02_041.205.01_COM_GEN2
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Image version after install
Acer_AV041_A500_RV05RC01_PA_CUS1
Build number
Acer_AV041_A500_1.033.00_PA_CUS1

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28th April 2012, 10:21 PM |#2  
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thanks, so this is the official OTA... and we just flash through stock recovery?
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28th April 2012, 10:27 PM |#3  
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So you just did:
1/ rename the file as : update.zip
2/ place the file on the micro sd card
3/ turn off the tablet
4/ press the down volume key and the power button at the same time untill the tablets turns on
5/ the iconia will start the upgrade process by itself.

To install this one? I wonder if it will work on a com_gen1..
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28th April 2012, 10:42 PM |#4  
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So you just did:
1/ rename the file as : update.zip
2/ place the file on the micro sd card
3/ turn off the tablet
4/ press the down volume key and the power button at the same time untill the tablets turns on
5/ the iconia will start the upgrade process by itself.

To install this one? I wonder if it will work on a com_gen1..

Yes.... that's what to do.

Should work on gen1... mine was gen2 on 3.2
Then I used all the leaks that were gen1
Now I am cus1
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thanks, so this is the official OTA... and we just flash through stock recovery?

Yes sir
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28th April 2012, 11:02 PM |#6  
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Yes sir

thank you it worked.
28th April 2012, 11:05 PM |#7  
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Thanks a ton! I had the WW_GEN1 leaked ICS from March and wasn't receiving the OTA. This installed perfectly using the method described
28th April 2012, 11:19 PM |#8  
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I am in the US eastcost. This is my info from the Tablet I captured the image from.

Before: 3.2.1 Acer_A500_7.014.02_COM_GEN2
After: 4.0.3 Acer_AV041_A500_1.033.00_PA_CUS1
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Thanks a ton! I had the WW_GEN1 leaked ICS from March and wasn't receiving the OTA. This installed perfectly using the method described

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28th April 2012, 11:59 PM |#10  
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Thanks for t_r_j & OldGaf!
This image file really helps.

Compare to ICS COM_GEN1 image file, PA_CUS1 did not bind EC firmware update in it.
Maybe it will (or won't? ) cause some problems and we will know it later.
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