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    I have a gemei g2 tablet. I deleted some kind of phone application from a system folder and now this piece of garbage doesn't work anymore. A blocking pop-up keeps saying "the process com.android.phone has stopped". Each time I dismiss it, it pops up again, making the whole thing unusable.

    How do I fix it?

    Thanks in advance!
     

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    Tried a factory reset? This is what tends to happen when you delete system Apps/folder's.

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    Since you're rooted you should definitely get in the habit of using Titanium Backup or Root Uninstaller to freeze system apps then making a backup before you just start deleting them.
     
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    Thanks guys! So, I shouldn't delete system apps like I did - lesson learned...

    Meanwhile, I've managed to break the thing even more =[

    I tried to get into "safe mode". I seem to have pressed some particular combination of the reset button and the volume button and now the screen is completely dead (black). I'm wondering if I fried the hardware because to get to the reset button I used a bit of wire and I might have accidentally touched the HDMI connector with it.

    Now it won't boot, no matter how long I press the on button, or if I try the reset button.

    However, at least part of the USB system is still working. If I connect the tablet to the PC I can see it listed as "USB Device(vid_1f3a_pid_efe8)".

    So, I downloaded livesuit and a new rom. Tried to flash it a couple of times, but the flashing process doesn't start. I'm getting a cryptic warning dialog which says...nothing at all!

    Any help will be greatly appreciated...
     
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    I'm not to familiar with this make of tablet but have read a bit about it. I'm not familiar with livesuit either.


    First off please make sure the tablet is fully charged and then attempt to turn it on. If it does Reflash a firmware from here Gemei
    Open Livesuit (Run as Administrator!) and load the image file.
    Hold the volume + button and connect the USB cable while it is connected to your PC.
    Then press the power button 6 to 10 times in rapid succession.

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    update :

    after trying to flash the tablet several times, using a completely idiotic sequence to enable the firmware update (hold vol key, press on key several times bla bla) the tablet booted up again. I didn't flash it. Some combination of keys got it out of the blank screen state somehow.

    So, I'm back to the the "the process com.android.phone has stopped" stage. Well, at least I didn't fry the video hardware.

    I'm also amazed at how inept the idiots who wrote android are. My tablet doesn't have a phone and yet the phone app is running wasting resources, and if it's deleted the OS is so dumb it's unable to just ignore the missing files carry on.
     
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    >I will try my best to help solve your problem.

    Thanks Matt! We posted almost at the same time. Part of the problem is now solved, but hang me if I know what's the exact sequence to get into/out of firmware update mode.

    So, I'm going to take a more careful look now into the whole process. Thanks again for your input.
     
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    >unable to just ignore the missing files carry on.

    unable to just ignore the missing files +and carry on.
     
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    Hi,

    I'd recommend reading this Recovery mode, how? - SlateDroid.com
    As for the specific button sequence to enter recovery I am not too sure but according to the link to that thread I posted you can't have a recovery menu without flashing CWM. But hopefully that link I posted will give you some insight. :)
     

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