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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7" X43Z60 Demo Unit help

19th March 2014, 09:00 PM   |  #1  
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Hi,
I recently bought a Kindle Fire HD X43Z60 from the electrical retailer I work at for an absolute bargain price BUT I forgot about the demo mode on it. Now in many of our other tablets at work it's fairly simple to uninstall demo modes but seemingly not the KFHD, and after reading MANY forums and threads and watching LOTS of youtube videos I cannot find a straightforward and also up-to-date way to basically re-install the OS.

I am using Mac OS X Mavericks to do this but can get access to a windows 7 PC if necessary. I've also seen some debate about the success rates of the fastboot cables.
I really want to get this working so I can gift it to someone else especially as it was such a bargain.


Many thanks in advance!
20th March 2014, 05:03 AM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by Requin49

Hi,
I recently bought a Kindle Fire HD X43Z60 from the electrical retailer I work at for an absolute bargain price BUT I forgot about the demo mode on it. Now in many of our other tablets at work it's fairly simple to uninstall demo modes but seemingly not the KFHD, and after reading MANY forums and threads and watching LOTS of youtube videos I cannot find a straightforward and also up-to-date way to basically re-install the OS.

I am using Mac OS X Mavericks to do this but can get access to a windows 7 PC if necessary. I've also seen some debate about the success rates of the fastboot cables.
I really want to get this working so I can gift it to someone else especially as it was such a bargain.


Many thanks in advance!

You simply need a fastboot cable. There's an adapter that is even nicer you can just plug in-between a normal cable and the kindle that does the same thing here: http://shop.teamblackhat.info/Factor...s-motadapt.htm

Now here's where i have to ask, is this the 2013 or 2012 kindle hd? You can tell based on if it has a camera. If it does its a 2012, if it doesn't, its a 2013. The 2012 can be restored to a normal os via kindle fire first aid, whereas we just worked out a way to restore a kindle fire hd 2013 so the script just came out i think.
27th March 2014, 04:24 PM   |  #3  
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You simply need a fastboot cable. There's an adapter that is even nicer you can just plug in-between a normal cable and the kindle that does the same thing here

Now here's where i have to ask, is this the 2013 or 2012 kindle hd? You can tell based on if it has a camera. If it does its a 2012, if it doesn't, its a 2013. The 2012 can be restored to a normal os via kindle fire first aid, whereas we just worked out a way to restore a kindle fire hd 2013 so the script just came out i think.

Hi, it has a camera on the front but none on the back so it must be the 2012 model so i just need the adapter then? whats the process once i have the adapter?

thanks for your help
27th March 2014, 06:40 PM   |  #4  
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Yes you just need an adapter, once you have that it will kick it into fastboot mode. You may need the drivers in my signature once it is in fastboot mode. Once you have the drivers installed use kindle fire first aid to restore the kindle. Once it does that you should have a fully working os and the ability to flash 2nd bootloader +twrp and another os like cm so you can have a complete android tablet.

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