Try this link to the pandigital archive :I received an auto update today. I haven't had the wireless on for a few days. I did the update, and now I can't the wireless to find an open or closed network. I used the Add Wi-Fi network line to add my local network, and it gives me a not in range error message.
The nova also did not save the old firmware before installing the new. The file installed was: PR71_A_BN_W_A_X_08102011.zip Does anyone have an earlier version I can install?
Nevermind about finding the updater file. It was a Homer Simpson "D'Oh!" moment -- just connect the Nova to your computer via USB cable, put it in disk mode and then explore the internal storage and there it is. So I removed it and saved it on my desktop machine.The first thing I did w/my Nova was run the Firmware update; version is now: PR71_A_BN_W_A_C_08102011.
A previous post mentioned the updater downloaded this file: PR71_A_BN_W_A_X_08102011.zip
Question: After running the update, is this file retained in the internal memory? Where does this .zip file reside and how can I delete it?
I want to root my Nova, but now I'm afraid that the above firmware file is lurking somewhere on the Nova and if I try the root procedure my Nova will be bricked. The procedure stresses that the first thing to be sure of is that there are no other updater files on the tablet.
Thanks in advance for any thoughts!
I have to ask the question can you post a copy of the zip file of the latest firmware update ?? I am having a problem with my rooted 7in. pandigital NOVA tablet...I update the market and the APPS. OK....but it has made my home button non functional...I was told in other parts of the forum that all that I have to do is to reinstall the latest update and the home button would work again...I am hoping this will work...thats why I need a copy of the latest firmware update for the NOVA...I really hate the fact that PANDIGITAL has gone to automatic updating now for all of it tablets...especially the NOVA model....if anybody can help me I would really appreciate it...Nevermind about finding the updater file. It was a Homer Simpson "D'Oh!" moment -- just connect the Nova to your computer via USB cable, put it in disk mode and then explore the internal storage and there it is. So I removed it and saved it on my desktop machine.
Question still remains, however, has anyone tried to root the Nova running the 08102011 firmware?
Thanks again in advance!
I applied this firmware update form my SD card and I got the following error:
I mean I love my now rooted NOVA 7 in. tablet with the updated market..there is a newer version of the market but I am told its unstable...so the one that I have is fine but I would love for my home button to WORK....I applied this firmware update form my SD card and I got the following error:
assert failed: !less_than_int(1312909289, getprop("ro.build.date.utc"))
E:Error in /tmp/sideload/package.zip
PLEASE TELL ME...do I do something wrong ????
home button still doesnt work.....
I noticed in the parent directory of the mirror site of the FW updates there is other updates close to the one you told me to use..R U sure that the one you gave me is correct ??
what would happen if I tried a different one ??
I dont want to brick my tablet..I'm just askin...LOL
I don't own a Nova and am not really familiar with that unit; you asked for a copy of the latest firmware and that was what I linked for you.I noticed in the parent directory of the mirror site of the FW updates there is other updates close to the one you told me to use..R U sure that the one you gave me is correct ??
thanx for all your help in trying to fix the problem I will try that earlier update and see what happens....if it doesnt help me....I will have to wait for pandigital to release the next auto update to fix the problem.....I don't own a Nova and am not really familiar with that unit; you asked for a copy of the latest firmware and that was what I linked for you.
According to a post at the-ebook-reader.com, he used the 08092011 update, which you'll find here. You may want to give that one a try instead, assuming that you're already running the 08102011 version like he was.
You do appear to have a newer version of the firmware - you can find the PR73 0829 file here.here is something I just found out....I have model number#R70F400....the mirror site that you gave me says that the firmware update #PR71 A BN W A C 08232011...BUT WHEN I START MY TABLET IT SAYS THE FIRMWARE # IS PR73 A BN W A C 08292011....THATS WHY I AM GETTING THE ERROR MESSAGE...WHERE CAN I FIND THE THE UPDATE STARTING IN PR73 ???
from QVC...you know the home shopping channel...I paid $179.00 I will give that update a shot...but that was the whole problem I think..we will see..I will post the results...thanx again..for going out of your way for this...