I have been trying to update my Galaxy Tab GT-P1000M using KIES, but KIES keeps telling me that I cannot update using KIES. I am very frustrated by this. It might be because the Tab I have used to be a display model used in stores. There is a continual demo screensaver that I can't disable either. It might be that there is something custom about it from Samsung/Bell for this functionality. I have never rooted the tab.
I then downloaded P1000MUGKF6_P1000MBMCKF6_BMC.ZIP from Bell to try to update to Gingerbread using Odin. This is where I get confused.
I have made many searches and there appear to be just a many versions of Odin as there are guides for the various phones out there. The instructions do not seem to follow the same pattern. Some say uncheck partition, some say leave it checked. Some use a PIT file, some don't. I really don't want to brick it.
I would really appreciate any help I can get on this. Step by step instructions would be especially helpful.
Model number: GT-P1000M
Firmware version: 2.2
Baseband version: P1000MUGJJ6
Kernel Version: 184.108.40.206 may.park@SEP-8 #3
Build number: FROYO.UGJJ6