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Old January 4th, 2013, 07:44 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Wow, thanks for this amazing walkthrough.

I still need to pick your brains!!

I'm getting this info from the CMD window

* daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *
* daemon started successfully *
List of devices attached

But there isnt any numbers below. I have two entries on device manager and it shows in windows explorer as a drive

If I carry on and run RunMe and select option 1 it just seems to hang on "Checking if I should run in normal mode or special Sony Mode. Please connect your device with USB-Debugging enabled now"

Any ideas?
i am having the same problem! i have the abd_usb.ini file and everything! please help!

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Ok, I reset the kindle and downloaded the sdk files AND..IT WORKED!! Thank you this was by far the easiest guide out there and i tried three other ones and got errors. After three days i finaly got it!! Thank YOU!
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another issue im having is the device drivers, the compostie n my device manager has the RED signal which is not good, how do i fix that? ive uninstalled and reinstalled multiple times, please help!!
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I tried to skim through and google but dont see a resolution to the issue I'm having.

My kindle fire HD isn't showing up in My computer. (I've gone through view and allowed it to show hidden files and icons)
I see it in device manager as its self kindle fire
BUT i dont see a portable devices listing in device manager.

using window 7 ultimate 64, kindle OS 7.2.3

I've tried rebooting the kindle, my pc, switching USB ports etc.

i see it at the bottom right (task bar) where you can eject a device and when viewing devices & printers it's displayed as unspecified.


Thanks for your time.
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Would it be safe to attempt the root through Windows 8 with this guide?
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i have followed all the directions (2wice) and in my device managers i have the Kindle Fire but it only reads "Android ADB Interface" no composite. Plus in the command window when i type in ">stuff\adb devices" it doesnt list anything!!!! i have tried to do ">adb kill-server" to stop the servers and tried "stuff\adb devices" again but its not working.....Please someone help i am drowning here

kindle fire hd with 7.2.3 installed factory on Windows XP


oh and yes i did do a factory reset and enabled the adb and the use of apps
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@jessica689

Your problem is definitely the drivers. You do not say which version of Windows you are running, but I am guessing WindowsXP. Have you tried installing Java and the Android SDK, as in section 3.5. This can give better results on either Win7 or XP

@thexfactord22

Well done. Your persistence has paid off!

@Milkman128

I am not sure why it is not showing up as a Portable Device, but for the purposes of rooting, as long as you have in device manger:
Kindle Fire - click on it to reveal "android composite ADB Interface"
That is all you need to proceed with the rooting. If it still does not show up as a Portable Device, then your only problem is copying the Playstore apk's over, which is also the same with WindowsXP users. Use the ES Explorer/LAN option for this

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I do not have Windows8, but in principle it should be perfectly OK. As long as you can still get a Command Prompt running

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On WindowsXP you will only have one entry in Device Manager, so that is correct.
Have you installed Java and the Android SDK?
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Default Thanks a lot, Inksaver! Your tutorial work on my Win8

This is a great tutorial!

My experience:

1. Reset to factory setting first helps.
2. When logging in to Google, restart helps.

BTW, mine is bought as pre-order. The os was auto updated to 7.2.3 by Amazon.

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@inksaver i do have java and android adk downloaded but still not saying in device manager android "composite" its just saying android adb drivers and also in the command window its not listing the device when i get to the step for adb devices it says the stuff about damion but nothing under devices
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@Macadoucious

I have had a poke around with my WinXP netbook. With the Kindle plugged in I get:



You will note the MTP has a yellow triangle which can be ignored.
In my C:\Documents and Settings\<User Name>\.android\ directory I have:



The folder "avd" and files adbkey,adbkey.pub and ddms.cfg were installed by the SDK
You should have added the adb_usb.ini file yourself.
With this folder as seen and running adb devices in a command prompt I get:



If I delete or rename adb_usb.ini I get:



Could you please check your PC to see if everything ties in?. I suspect it is the .ini file causing problems.
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That looks like the ticket! Hopefully it saves some people a great deal of time...
From what I have read the problems exist on the version 7.2.3, and there are even some rumors out there that it can not be rooted unless it was prior to upgrading to that version. This came out of the box with that version. I do not like no as an answer so I kept at it.

Great work on the documentation.

By the way, doing it this way I did not have to do the ini fie either... Not sure if that's going to be for everyone or not.
rooted my with this method. came 7.2.3 out of the box. used alternate usb drivers to get it to work.
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i did everything and when i click on play store a little pop up comes up and says play store has stopped can you tell me what the problem is thanks
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I've been an computer tech for 10 years and have hacked and unlocked many a device....when I bought the kindle fire and realized the limitations I was severly disapointed....your guide on rooting and adding the google store is probably the most comprehencive and easy to follow guide Ive ever read....and kudos for adding WinXP instructions as well...well done my friend, well done!!
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Default Still no deviceshowing in CMD

Hey this is a great guide. I had no problems following your instructions, but I still cannot get my device recognized. By that I mean when in cmd I type "stuff\adb devices" there is nothing showing for listed devices. Obviously this leads to me to the "connect usb cable message" after RunMe when I select 1 for rooting. Tried doing a little research, but none of the posts fixed my problem.

Here is what I have done/have (Windows 7)
Tried factory reset, same results
Turned on ADB setting
Turned on allow app install
Root files folder with the Qemu, the Bin4ry files (stuff has 16 files)
I installed Java +Andriod SDK
I have a root folder with Runme.bat, Runme.sh, and the stuff folder with 16 files (C:\root)
I have under my username folder a .android folder with a .ini file made to your exact specifications.
In Device Manager I have no problem seeing the device, Shows Kindle Fire and then in a subset it shows "Composite ADb" or whatever is suppose to be there.
I have cmd as adminI have the Up root setting enabled from the ES explorer section of your instructions.

Any other troubleshooting you could suggest? This has been a stress free experience besides my device not being found; indication of a well written guide.

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There is a different version of adb.exe in the SDK than there is in Bin4ry's root tool
Could you use a cmd window and use the version of adb found in the SDK

[HIGH]cd C:\<location of sdk>\adt-bundle-windows-x86_64\sdk\platform-tools\
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adb devices
Enter[/HIGH]

To see if the kindle is recognised?
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@Inksaver

Hey tried it and it said.
"adb server is out of date. killing...
*daemon started successfully*
List of Devices attached."
_____ (nothing)

My files are located C:\Program Files x86\adt-bundle-windows-x86_64\adt-bundle-windows-x86_64\sdk\platform-tools

*I understand there is a folder in a folder, but that was just an error on my part. I am sure that wouldnt have any effect on it.

Any other suggestions. I appreciate the quick reply.
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@zorak16

I am sure this is a drivers issue.
Does your device manager look something like this (Windows 7):



I am about to wipe/re-install a netbook so can run some tests to see if I can replicate your situation.
1) What exact version of windows are you using?
2) Did you use any alternate drivers obtained from other forums, etc?
3) Did you plug in your Kindle before installing any drivers. (I did before I knew anything about rooting, and it was recognised automatically.)
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Wow I had this whole thing typed out, but I have made good progress.
I did another factory reset, went through all the steps again and now my device is recognized in cmd.

I continue to proceed and i get to the Full restore screen on my kindle. I press "restore my data" in the bottom right and now i am at the "running...." part of the cmd process.

QUestions1
1. Do I need a device encryption? I assume not otherwise you would have said.
2. My kindle I believe was on sleep (locked whatever you wanna call it) when I hit "1" in cmd. Could that interrupt the process?

I have it still running and I will continue b/c I feel like disconnecting or aborting the operation would be malevolent to my kindle.
**update* i closed the cmd and exited out of screen on kindle b4 while it was "running...." I went through the process again and now Im back at "running..." and both do not restore and restore my data are faded. SHould I just wait until cmd tells me otherwise? The text in cmd leads me to believe this is a quick installation.

***i noticed in cmd after hitting 1 and it says the line "please connect device..." i get two lines that say

system\app\backup-restore.apk does not exit
system\bin\ric does not exist

Thanks in advance,
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This is looking better. At least you are getting to the device being recognised.
Are you using the Bin4ry rooting tool as-is, or have you used the modified RunMe.bat inside the SDK platform-tools directory?
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Using the normal tool. The one that is located in the root folder after following the instructions.
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1) Not sure what a device encryption is. Where did you see that mentioned?
2) I would make sure the screen is unlocked before starting. If necessary change the settings so the screen stays on for a couple of minutes or more, so it does not lock during the process.

The rooting process is fairly quick, but you need to keep an eye on the cmd window if it gives instructions such as press any key, etc.

If you look in the locations described on your Kindle you will see that /system/app/ has the file backup-restoreConfirmation.apk, but not the one reported as missing. Also system/bin/ does not have a file ric in it, so these errors are normal.

If you are not getting any further here, the Section 3.5 describes how to alter the runMe.bat file, put it in the SDK\platform-tools folder, along with the "stuff" folder and run it from there.
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Alright got it to work. I unrooted it then rooted it again. Thanks for the help! I am currently trying to log into the google market but I remember reading that it can take a lot of tries to work.
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Reboot after installing market.
If you can't log on to the market go to settings and forget your wifi connection, then set up wifi again
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Default Issues aftere rooting the KFHD

Hi Inksaver,
Many thanks for sharing such an excellent guide for rooting the KFHD. I could root my device following the guide, but having a few issues. Those are:

1) The Google Play Store app is getting installed but not opening. Upon tapping on the icon, it returns an error message "Google Play Store has stopped".
The SuperUser app is installed and "Enable Superuser" is checked (selected).

2) Initially I could not find any Setting folder under ES File Explorer. After rooting exercise is done I found it under Menu and checked the "Up to Root". But as this was done after the rooting, should I try to root the device once again ?
Should I also check the Root Explorer (found under Root Setting)?

3) My PC used to detect the device for as a storage device earlier. But off late it neither show the device under "Devices with Removable Storage" nor as a Media Device while double clicking on My Computer. I am using Windows XP.
Following Amazon's troubleshooting guide, I installed the Windows Media Player V11, and the device was detected as a Media Device under Other Section of My Computer, but it again went off after few minutes.
Although, the PC is recognizing the device as under Device Manager, there is a Node as Kindle Fire > Android Composite ADB Devices.
I also tried your guide to set my PC as Server by putting my ip Address, but the device is giving an error message as "Server not found"

It will be great if you provide some insight to resolve the above issues.
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@Tirtband

If SuperUser app is installed and "Enable Superuser" is checked then you should have root status and be able to do the following:

On the ES File Explorer Menu, where you found the "Root Settings" you should now be able to select ALL the items in this section:
1) Root Explorer
2) Up To Root
3) Mount File System
4) Back Up System App
5) (un)install apk automatically

If you cannot, then root status has not been granted, which could explain the google play store's behaviour.

If you are definitely rooted, then un-install google playstore and follow the steps again to re-install it.

I would give up on trying to use your Kindle as a removeable device on Windows XP. If you can get ES File Explorer working that should work perfectly:

Make sure you have created at least one share on your Win XP computer. Although not advised, you can right-click on the C drive and share the entire drive if you wish.

On your Kindle, add the share on ES explorer using the WinXP IP Address (remember this can change unless you have given it a fixed IP). If you have a User and Password, add these. If not select anonymous.
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Hi inksaver, I followed the guide and still getting mount denied or permission denied (if I try rerooting) I've reset the kindle and started over, it pushes the files and then says mount fail or something permission denied.
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Thanks for the cool guide. I was following it up until the point were you need to install ES File Explorer. ry to download the app, I get the message 'country settings not supported'. I bought my Kindle in the US and had it on-shipped on to New Zealand as you can't buy Kindle Fire's from NZ.

Is there a way to download the kindle compatible ES File Explorer to say my PC, and transfer/install it to my Kindle?

If so, could I install a VPN app the same way & fool the Kindle/Amazon App store into thinking I'm in the US?
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WOW!!
It works. Thanks once again Inksaver.
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@Inksaver,

A silly question. Where to find Post #2 that explains the method for preventing automatic over the air update ?
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This country thing must be an Amazon problem. All the more reason for you to get rooted and put Google Playstore on!
There are other markets you can install, or use this guide: (rooting not required)

Idiots guide to installing apps on incompatible devices

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go to this thread:

A few questions for a newbie, answer any you can

and look at post number 2
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Thanks to Inksaver for the mighty effort writing the idiots guide.

I have run into an undocumented problem trying to implement section 3, step 3.

My Kindle is USB connected to my Windows 7 laptop.
It shows up in 'Devices and Printers' as "....'s Kindle"
ADB is enabled on the Kindle.

But no devices are detected/show in command prompt after I execute the command line "C:\ROOT>stuff\adb devices".

I think USB debugging might not be working. I think I might have the correct Java and SDK installed. How do I check? I've also noticed that Windows Mobile Device Centre doesn't detect the Kindle.

Anyone know what could be the cause? Your help would be greatly appreciated.
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This sounds like a drivers issue.
Could you check you have something like this in your device manager(Windows 7)



One thing you can try is to right-click the Kindle (Portable Devices) in Device Manager and Un-install driver, disconnect kindle, reboot pc, re-install Kindle driver downloaded from Section 1, then re-connect the Kindle.

If you end up with the device manager something like the above, then with luck [HIGH]adb devices[/HIGH] should work.
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Thanks to Inksaver for the mighty effort writing the idiots guide.

I have run into an undocumented problem trying to implement section 3, step 3.

My Kindle is USB connected to my Windows 7 laptop.
It shows up in 'Devices and Printers' as "....'s Kindle"
ADB is enabled on the Kindle.

But no devices are detected/show in command prompt after I execute the command line "C:\ROOT>stuff\adb devices".

I think USB debugging might not be working. I think I might have the correct Java and SDK installed. How do I check? I've also noticed that Windows Mobile Device Centre doesn't detect the Kindle.

Anyone know what could be the cause? Your help would be greatly appreciated.
I had that basic same problem when I was trying to install Root on my KFHD8.9 I fixed it with using the drivers from this page How To: Setup ADB on Windows 7 64bit (Should also work on 32bit)
Let us know if that worked for you!
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Hows it going,thanks for the guide. I went through it and successfully rooted it. It is easier than you think or maybe i just got lucky. I was worried about trying it. But i now have a rooted kindle fire hd with google play on it, as well as go launcher ex , hd, live wall paper and droidwall. As you say the world is my lobster or oyster. Whatever it is.

The only slight issue is when i connect it up to my laptop, i have the device manager bang on mtp so it doesn't see the kindle as a portable device anymore. If I uninstall the driver in device manager does it autoinstall the kindle driver and fix this? I am a little bit weary of doing this as this is the only slight issue.

I am able to connect to the samba share on my laptop from the kindle fire tru es explorer. I can copy files accross tothe fire hd that way. Im well happy and in the process of turning off OTA. Thanks again
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Once you are rooted, you can un-install all the drivers/SDK/ADB and start again with re-installing Kindle drivers from Amazon's website, so you can see it as a device once more. I am lucky that mine is still useable as an external device, but I tend to use either Samba shares, or email via Googlemail from laptop to Kindle. The largest file sent via email so far is 15MB. (Not sure if there is a limit)
The advantage of email is if you email yourself an .apk app file you can install it directly from Gmail app.
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Still trying to get past the command prompt stage because my Kindle still isn't being recognised. I decided to restore the defaults on my Kindle and start from scratch on a new PC. Anyway. Have reached install ES File Explorer stage and can't install because I'm outside US and Amazon won't let me download from app store. Previoulsy, online, by chance I found a website with a 3rd party app I downloaded. Once installed on Kindle, I opened the app, entered the name of any app I was searching for and it would take me to the 3rd party app store providing it. I found ES file explorer and heaps of other favourite apps. I JUST CAN'T FOR THE LIFE OF ME REMEMBER WHAT THE NAME OF THE WEBSITE OR THE APP WAS. Anyone know???
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Once you are rooted, you can un-install all the drivers/SDK/ADB and start again with re-installing Kindle drivers from Amazon's website, so you can see it as a device once more. I am lucky that mine is still useable as an external device, but I tend to use either Samba shares, or email via Googlemail from laptop to Kindle. The largest file sent via email so far is 15MB. (Not sure if there is a limit)
The advantage of email is if you email yourself an .apk app file you can install it directly from Gmail app.
Cheers for the reply. I think i am going to leave it as i have it now with the composite adb drivers. i copied an avi of 750 mb on to it last night with samba share. i can easily copy accross apk files that way or as you were saying i can email apks. So i am going to leave it as it is now incase i need to root it again. Thanks for the help.

A question about the market i have installed from this guide. Is this the latest version of it or are there later ones? any benefits of putting the latest vers of market on?
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Hi all. Firstly, thank you so much Inksaver. Finally rooted my KFHD, google play now works & have firewalled, preventing kindle updates. Had USB/driver issues with my HP Pavilion dm1 (Win 64) notebook. Cmd prompt program wasn't detecting KFHD. Tried everything, gave up & sucessfully rooted using Win 64 desktop. Funny thing was didn't have to install Android SDK kit.
Have a suggestion for those stuck at trying to log into google play account. I tried a dozen times & kept getting the "Can't establish a reliable data connection to the server. _______________________
This could be a temporary problem or your phone may not be provisioned for data services. If it continues, call customer care." Funny thing is I have a non-3g KFHD, so I have no data plan, only wifi. Out of sheer desperation I disabled location services and logged straight-in to my google play account account via wifi networking! I suggest people with non & 3g KFHD's try this. I guess 3g KFHD's should have 3g disabled as well as location services too.
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First off, thank you for an amazing how-to guide on rooting the kindle! Excellent job. So here's my problem, everything completed with no difficulties, but when it reboots, it is so slow that no images will load on carousel. I've tried the other methods of running the RunMe again and going through the normal re-rooting process, but after several failed attempts, my kindle is still extremely slow. I don't want to have to unroot, but I know no other way around this. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you so much!


EDIT- So I tried to unroot, but it cannot find su file? So I guess I'm not rooted. After I press 1 to do normal root in command prompt, here is what I get:
Device type:
1) Normal
2) Special (for example: Sony Tablet S, Medion Lifetab)

x) Unroot

Make a choice: 1
Checking if i should run in Normal Mode or special Sony Mode
Please connect your device with USB-Debugging enabled now
* daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *
* daemon started successfully *
remote object '/system/app/Backup-Restore.apk' does not exist
remote object '/system/bin/ric' does not exist
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Normal Mode enabled!
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Pushing busybox....
3301 KB/s (1085140 bytes in 0.321s)
Pushing su binary ....
2806 KB/s (91980 bytes in 0.032s)
Pushing Superuser app
3266 KB/s (996704 bytes in 0.298s)
Making busybox runable ...
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Please look at your device and click RESTORE!
If all is successful i will tell you, if not this shell will run forever.
Running ...
Successful, going to reboot your device in 10 seconds!
Waiting for device to show up again....
error: protocol fault (no status)
Going to copy files to it's place
* daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *
* daemon started successfully *
error: device not found
You can close all open command-prompts now!
After reboot all is done! Have fun!
Bin4ry
Press any key to continue . . .


After that, my kindle will boot up, but you can't see any images on carousel, and it's extremely laggy. Please help
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Inksaver - I PM'd PRallday168 the other day, and he is out of pocket, no PC for providing detailed assistance. But he did refer me to your xlnt work at this site. One quick question before I move forward - I have tried rooting my KFHD a few times, to no avail. From a quick perusal of your instructions, and the blog, I am seeing a few red flags. Do I need to re-activate java? (Homeland's recent alert). I will reset the KFHD back to factory - is there any "cleaning" of the PC, to clear the decks, before trying again? W7 Home Premium, and 7.3.2.
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Excellent directions. VERY thorough. I was able to root my Kindle Fire and install Google Play to install some apps I was wanting.
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Inksaver, wow. Well done. This was extremely helpful.

Now that I have this thing rooted, I have two questions. First, the Google packages that we installed included Chrome Beta. This looks like its only version 16. The current android beta channel is on version 25. Is there any way to update this?

Second, for incompatible apps, I tried Bluestacks but it looks like the default phone on their is just as incompatible. Is there a way to update that?

Thanks again for the guide, very very cool of you to put that together.
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@KindleKing

The rooting is a two stage process. After stage 1 it will be slow and not very responsive. This is normal. Just give it time and allow the second stage to proceed.

@marthal222

I am not aware of any preparation needed, except to make sure the drivers are installed correctly and your Kindle can be detected using adb.exe in a command prompt

@jwalhol

You can install any version of the apps you want. It is just a matter of finding them. An example is APKTOP

Chrome Beta 25 from http://www.papktop.com/tag/chrome-beta-apk

This also applies to incompatible apps. If you can find the .apk then copy it across to your Kindle and install. The only problem may be with paid apps, where you need to get them from a legitimate source so they will work on your Kindle using the same account. If Bluestacks will not run it, then you need to have it working on another real Android device you own first, then copy it across.
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hello,
first can i say great detailed guide and easy to follow once you start to read it and understand the layout
but........
im having the same problem as some other users with the device not showing when in cmd I type "stuff\adb devices" there is nothing showing for listed devices.

first the basics
i have a kindle fire HD 7" that i brought new yesterday its on 7.2.3
im using a laptop running windows 7 64 bit

i have installed the drivers you have stated in your tut and put the files in the same places as you have said in the tut

i installed the drivers then connected my KFHD and it shows in computer as a drive and in device manager


i have the correct abd_usb.ini


on the kindle i have said yes to "allowing installation of apps" & "enable ADB" and i have performed a factory reset
my KFHD is set so it locks after an hour so it wont lock during the root

but all i ever get is this


i have done every step in your guide up to this point.....

please help or if there is any other info you need ill post it asap
(im knew at this so please try and simplify it lol)
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i noticed you asked for locations just incase it had an effect on different kindles, im in the UK
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Everything looks good so far.
Could you just check the contents of adb_usb.ini are correct?
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Hi thanks for the response
The only thing I have in the .ini file is
0x1949
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It may be necessary to go down the full SDK install route. Puzzled why your device is not seen. I assume there are no spaces, empty lines etc in front of the 0x1949 text?
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no there are no spaces or anything and it's on the very top line

I have once again reinstalled my kfhd to factory and I have uninstalled the drivers so I'll try your guide once again

do you know of a "noob" friendly full SDK install tut?
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