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Thumbs up [How-To] Update to Jellybean if you're having problems with OTA

So after trying multiple times to update my tablet an failing everytime. I checked the last_log file in /cache/recovery and found out that the reason the update was failing because I've deleted Netflix.apk from /system/app.
Since I did not backup the application I had no way to use the OTA, however after a few hours research I found out a method to completely restore the system to stock.

Part 1: Restoring Tablet to Stock
1. Download the system dump that matches your current software:
9.4.2.28
WW - http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/Eee...teLauncher.zip - MD5 - 68D41197B399967B7F6789E47683A0D7
US - http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/Eee...teLauncher.zip - MD5 - DF17D3129378E9A7F81C58AF7BF5396B
TW - http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/Eee...eLauncher.zip- MD5 - 3999B0E052211AA53ED1DB5D06A02AD3
2. Unzip the compressed firmware file to the root directory of a MicroSD card (external). Only extract this once so your sdcard should look something like this:
/MicroSD/US_epad-user-9.4.2.28.zip
3.With your Transformer turned on, insert the MicroSD into the MicroSD card slot.
4. An exclamation mark should appear in the notification area.
5. Tap the mark and proceed with the update.
6. Your tablet should now reboot and proceed to update the tablet, if you get an error try redownloading the update and trying again.

Part 2: Rooting your Tablet
Voodoo root keeper didn't save my root after part 1, so to root it I used Debugfs automated root:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1706588
After your tablet is rooted you should use OTA root keeper to backup your root.

Part 3: Manual Update to Jellybean
1.Download the dlpkgfile for your system, I uploaded the US file: <--------------- US ONLY don't try if your tablet is not on US firmware, it might brick
http://www.mediafire.com/?ddcl3k233kxsvv8
WW version dlpkgfile <--------------- WW ONLY don't try if your tablet is not on WW firmware, it might brick
The WW update file (thanks for kikistans for uploading):
http://dropbox.com/s/uiui6ha6hrg2mg1/dlpkgfile
http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?kzr30e1vufbgee9

2. Place the dlpkgfile on your tablet's storage, MAKE SURE THE dlpkgfile does not have a .zip extension, the file has no extension!
3. Download ES File manager and go to settings>root settings and tick all the boxes.
4. Copy dlpkgfile to /cache
5. Go to /cache/recovery and create a new file named command
6. Open the file as a text and place the following code in it and save:
--update_package=/cache/dlpkgfile
7. Turn off the tablet
8. Press and hold volume down+power until the tablet vibrates then release power and keep holding volume down
9 When a text shows on the boot logo screen release volume down and click volume up
10. The tablet should now start updating, it'll take about 30 minutes and once the tablet boots you'll have jellybean
11. Restore root with root keeper

This method should work for everyone with a locked bootloader

Edit:
Sorry I've been busy, it seems like some people are missing 3 files, follow this thread if you're missing those files:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1909820
Also some people are reporting that their tablet is get bricked, MAKE SURE THAT YOU'RE USING THE RIGHT FIRMWARE UPGRADE
new-tilus has reported that this method worked for his stock unlocked tablet.
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I used the last part more our less. Ota rootkeeper claims I have root. But I don't. Photocopier still keeps root access, but I cannot gain any new root access.

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It doesnt work for me. Im on .28 stock WW version. It starts but then appears android with red trangle
 
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It doesnt work for me. Im on .28 stock WW version. It starts but then appears android with red trangle
Same here, no success for me either...
 
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Didn't work

Sent from my Transformer Prime TF201 using xda premium
Rom | PA 3.55
Radio | .48
Kernel | Franco or Faux
Recovery | Twrp 2.5

 
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Do we really need to go thru the hardship? Isn't ASUS going to fix it?
Samsung Galaxy Note II : JellyKat v6.7 - Android 4.4.2

ASUS Transformer Prime : HairyBean 2.32 - Android 4.2.1
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I think it must be noted that the OTA update for a WW variant will not work on a US variant, a DE will not work on TW and so on. The SKU for the OTA must match the SKU of the Prime in question.
 
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It works. It doesnt befor becouse I didnt delete .bin from name of the file
 
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Uh, fix what? ASUS is in the business of doing firmware updates for stock + unlocked devices.

- Samsung Galaxy S3 (T-Mobile )SGH-T999, stock+rooted.
- ASUS Transformer TF201 32GB, CyanogenMod.
- ASUS Transformer TF101 32GB, Prime ROM (damaged/retired).
- HTC MyTouch 4G Slide, CM 9.1-stable, retired.
- HTC MyTouch 4G, my first CyanogenMod (7.1), sold.
- LG Optimus T, stock+rooted. gifted to a beautiful Firefly.
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Uh, fix what? ASUS is in the business of doing firmware updates for stock + unlocked devices.
It seems to work here, I did exactly what "Protato" wrote and it's been loading the new JB for more than 10 minutes and no triangle yet

It worked I am on JB 4.1.1, forllow the instructions "literally" and it will work!
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