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    Installing Rockchip drivers for flashing!

    Installing drivers for Rockchip based Tablets!

    Please follow the instruction below to install the Rockchip drivers onto your computer for purposes of flashing your tablet with custom firmware etc. This is the Arnova 10G2 Method, please refer to your own tablet recovery mode.


    1) Hold the volume up

    2) Press the reset button for two seconds than release while still holding the volume buttom, a few seconds later the tablet will go into recovery mode, the screen goes black.

    3) Connect your tablet to your Pc with the supplied cable.


    You will now see this pop up on your computer.

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    Now go into device manager on your computer and look for the UNKNOWN DEVICE, right click and select update device software and you will be presented with this screen.

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    Now click browse my computer for driver software. Locate the firmware folder and go to the drivers folder and select the correct driver for your operating system. This will now load the Rockchip driver for your tablet. See below

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    Click the always trust software from box, and this will install the Rockchip drivers on your computer and you will see this come up when finished.

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    You can now see the RK29 Device in device manager.

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    That is the driver installed and ready to go!



    Installing firmware using the Rockchip RKAndroid Tool


    Go into the firmware folder and start the RK29 update program.

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    You should now see the FOUND RKANDROID LOADER ROCK USB at the bottom of the program screen, this is good your device is connected. Click Erase IDB and you will notice that some writing will come up on the right, just wait for that to complete. Now click run and this will install the firmware on your tablet.
    Be patient for this bit it can take up to 5 minutes, you will notice that your tablet will have some writing come up on it, this is the flashing process. Once this is done your tablet will reboot with the new firmware!

    Enjoy!
    Last edited by Damo; 05-16-2012, 03:53 PM.
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  • #2
    Great Tutorial Damo! The great news as well guys as once you do what Damo has described above once, you don't have to do it again if you flash your device again as the drivers will already be installed.
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    • #3
      Awesome job Damo!!!! This is the best tutorial I have seen to date!

      Bob
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      "Oprosti im, jer ne znaju što čine"
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      • #4
        great tutorial Damo
        finally something that should anser all these flashing questions
        Arnova10G2: USB to Ethernet - PLEASE TELL ME HOW?

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        • #5
          Every time I plug in my Polaroid PMID700 it is recognized in Device Manager as USB Mass Storage Device.
          Plug and Play automatically installs the Polaroid drivers. When I attempt to "update driver" manually "Specified location does not contain information about your drive" message.

          The only times I was able to get the yellow? the USB Mass Storage Device was there as well. When I attempted to install the driver for the yellow? it ended up as a "generic storage volume."

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          • #6
            You need to put your device into recovery mode than plug your device into your computer, unless you put it into recovery mode it will only be seen as a USB storage device

            Download Tapatalk! For easier navigation of Freaktab on your phone.
            Please consider donating to purchase tablets for Finless Bob to continue his work. This will help in the creation of custom roms and build an even stronger development base for our community. Thank you for you support!

            PLEASE CLICK THE DONATE BUTTON BELOW






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            • #7
              Originally posted by Damo View Post
              You need to put your device into recovery mode than plug your device into your computer, unless you put it into recovery mode it will only be seen as a USB storage device

              Download Tapatalk! For easier navigation of Freaktab on your phone.
              See tutorial

              http://www.freaktab.com/showthread.p...s-for-flashing!

              Download Tapatalk! For easier navigation of Freaktab on your phone.
              Please consider donating to purchase tablets for Finless Bob to continue his work. This will help in the creation of custom roms and build an even stronger development base for our community. Thank you for you support!

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              • #8
                I followed the instructions finless provided in the ROM download read me and the instructions above. The info he provided only indicated is to hit the rest button.


                EDIT>>>> I went to the test ROM instructions and found the answer. A hard key (like volume) needs to be pressed and held during power up. --Thanks chidave for that tip.
                Last edited by mrshoe; 02-15-2012, 10:37 AM. Reason: Answer found in another thread

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                • #9
                  Drivers

                  Hi

                  Have flashed a rom before on my Arnova 10 G2 , one of finless roms but now when i try to install the rockchip drivers I get a message saying tey are not right for my device, are there any others i can try?
                  I'm using Win7 64 bit

                  Many Thanks
                  Edit: Got it sorted anyway, thanks for the rom
                  Last edited by doughy2002; 02-20-2012, 01:20 PM.

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                  • #10
                    EDIT - just found the READ ME FIRST bit in the download...

                    beginers hey.. lol

                    any other tips?
                    Last edited by lawsy; 02-29-2012, 12:22 PM.

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                    • #11
                      One question, now its all installed and running, i i plug it back into my laptop it wants to install the arnova driver, should i do this - is this just to transfer it as a usb hard drive?


                      Also, major thanks for doing this too, my missus is now over the moon

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by lawsy View Post
                        One question, now its all installed and running, i i plug it back into my laptop it wants to install the arnova driver, should i do this - is this just to transfer it as a usb hard drive?


                        Also, major thanks for doing this too, my missus is now over the moon
                        If your tablet is not in recovery mode when you plug your tablet in than yes it may just be installing the driver for showing mass storage

                        Sent from my SK17i using Tapatalk
                        Please consider donating to purchase tablets for Finless Bob to continue his work. This will help in the creation of custom roms and build an even stronger development base for our community. Thank you for you support!

                        PLEASE CLICK THE DONATE BUTTON BELOW






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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Damo View Post
                          If your tablet is not in recovery mode when you plug your tablet in than yes it may just be installing the driver for showing mass storage

                          Sent from my SK17i using Tapatalk

                          i shall try that then, didnt want it to go and undo everything i had just done.

                          many thanks again for the read me, notes, made it very easy for a technophobe like me to sort.. the wife's happy playing some zoo or farm thing on it now

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                          • #14
                            Once you have the drivers installed they are there for good, and now any future firmwares will be a breeze to install

                            Sent from my SK17i using Tapatalk
                            Please consider donating to purchase tablets for Finless Bob to continue his work. This will help in the creation of custom roms and build an even stronger development base for our community. Thank you for you support!

                            PLEASE CLICK THE DONATE BUTTON BELOW






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                            • #15
                              Hello,

                              I have a question about installing te rockchip driver.

                              When put the arnova 10 in recovery mode and connect it to my pc, i'll get this message:



                              So good so far, but than windows 7 recognize my arnova tablet



                              I can uninstall the one windows auto installs, but it auto installs every time it gets plugged in, even when i have disabled automatic driver installation in windows.

                              Can someone suggest me a solution for this problem?

                              Thanks in advance!

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