- Nov 21, 2013
I'm becoming concerned that this process is spiraling out of control--too many unknowns. I tried to reproduce what you did with the SDcards so I'd at least be able to talk intelligently about that. I burned a NookManager card, used Windows to format it, then burned the region changer image to it. Although Windows was only able to see and format the primary partition of the NookManager card and left behind the partition structure, burning the region changer image to the same card gave the same result as burning to a clean, unpartitioned card. So as I suspected, the DiskImager tool takes care of everything. No need to reformat the card (assuming it has been formatted once) or merge the partitions.Thank you. Powering down and back on didn’t work. I will try your reformatting idea before giving up. I should have realised that something was not 100% seeing how hard it was for the pc to write the region change.(multiple failures) I just assumed it was due to the age of my pc.
I also haven’t realised it before, but my Nook’s battery was probably suffering for years, ever since the UK Nook urls were made inactive, so I suppose if I were to eventually give up, go for a hard reset, bypass registration and just root it, I’ll get nearly all the functionality but with the reduced battery life that I was used to. (I thought it was the machine’s age
That is, unless all the customised apps you guys have created, like kindle, Libby, file manager etc. Wont work on 1.2.1?
What that means for your situation, I am not sure, but we can't get anywhere with this process unless we have functioning cards, preferably one NookManager and one RegionChanger. As I say, we can recover the RegionChanger card once that job is accomplished for your devices.
This is the list of files I see on the RegionChanger card:
The card has two partitions, "boot" and unallocated space (i.e., blank). Windows shows a data size of 243 Mb and a "total" card size of about 1.75 Gb. This is because it only sees the primary partition.
My chief concern now is that we have not managed to turn your NST into a doorstop. Since you will have to do it anyway before you try the region change again, I strongly suggest that you prepare a NookManager card (don't worry about the updating right now, we just need a functioning card) and use it to trigger a factory reimage (under the "Rescue" category, "Restore Factory zip"). If that works and you can get back to the "welcome" screen, then we're good and you can try the region change again (use your second card and prepare a fresh image burn on it).