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Old December 17th, 2012, 04:51 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Thesman View Post
If you got the "erasing user data" message you are at the right spot. You need to have the SD card already in with the update.zip file or it will keep cycling. Get the SD card and the file, with the SD card installed in the tablet. Then when you do the reset, it will restore the OS. At least that is what it did for me. I am no expert, maybe I got lucky, but I am writing this from my working A500!
Hmmm. Ok, well, it'll have to wait until next month's SSD payday (the 3rd), or later, but
I was already planning on getting an external SD card for my new Android phone, so either
way, it'll be useful. :-)

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