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Default Tf700 Random Reboots. Anyone else or just me?

Has anyone had issues with random reboots with their TF700 or is it just me. I know the older Transformers had issues but I am experiencing that issue on my Prime Infinity and wondering if it is a software issue and if I should just wait for an update or if I should try returning it.
 
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Try returning it... I only ran stock for a few days but i have never had a random reboot

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I was getting them initially. Tried a factory reset and restored all of my apps with only minimal data and still got them.

Then did a factory reset again, started restoring apps one at a time only as needed from Google Play, no Tibu. I did this slowly, installing two or three at a time and then using the system for an hour or more to verify non-flakiness. Did not install an alternate launcher (had been using Apex). Avoided freemium games that do push notifications. No major problems since.

Did find at least one app that may be problematic: Google Voice seems unstable for me. There were couple of others too, IIRC, but that's the one that sticks out in my head because I use it fairly regularly. Did not reinstall a lot of stuff that I never actually used.

The process was painful but highly recommended. As the system becomes heavily loaded it tends have a lot of junk that is running all the time and taking up memory, etc, which is a real issue for ASUS' ICS firmware. This is why games are flaky on the TF and is probably the source of a lot of the seemingly random weirdness that seems to only affect some people but not others, IMHO, because it makes the system too sensitive to what you have installed/running on your box which is different for everyone.

This why a factory reset seems to magically fix everything, too, because all of that cruft gets wiped until you start reinstalling all this junk and firing off all the associated processes (which in turn start background services/process, etc).

I will still occasionally run FMR memory cleaner when the machine is acting laggy or something crashes (usually gmail, lol) and everything clears right up. My two previous TF201s and my other TF700 were ALL like this. I'm convinced it's an ASUS firmware/kernel issue. I'm hopeful JB fixes it but have learned to pay attention to what I put on the thing in the mean time and it is running better than ever.

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I've had my Infinity for a little over a month and within the last week or so I've had random system crashes. Thought I figured out what app it was and it had stopped crashing but now it started in again late last night.wondering if its a hardware issue. Gut feeling is that I should go exchange it at Best Buy and just play it safe. I am rooted and also wondering if this could possibly be a reason as well.
 
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What I have found is that the Infinity becomes very unstable when memory gets below 200mb. I am using the Cool Tool widget to show available RAM and noticed that it would frequently get below 200mb with general use. I have since set background processes limit to at most 2 and this keeps my RAM about 300mb and above. It limits multi taking a bit, but has been much more stable.

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I have the same random reboots... not a good start with the new tf700t

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I returned mine for this issue. I had 4/5 freeze and random reboots in a day also after a full wipe. Not a good tablet. I liked only the display because it had a lot of problems.

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I had these random reboots at the beginning. Do you have a µSD card inserted in your TF700 (not the dock) ? I did and this was the cause of the reboots.
Once removed, no more reboots.

Hope this could help you.

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I have an SD card in the tablet. Hoping today's ota fixes the reboot problem. Also, I've seen it happen twice where after having a series of reboots the tablet has a firmware update. I am wondering if the crashes have anything to do with the tablet calling home to Asus.
 
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I have an SD card in the tablet. Hoping today's ota fixes the reboot problem. Also, I've seen it happen twice where after having a series of reboots the tablet has a firmware update. I am wondering if the crashes have anything to do with the tablet calling home to Asus.
same here!! lots of random reboots for me too!! I read a lot of comics on my infinity!! And i get random reboots when I am trying to open the viewers sometimes!!!

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