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About QLF

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    Galaxy SII, Advent Vega
  1. SO it looks like after the battery died, it won't take a charge - finally found a hudl that couldn't be recovered :( C'est la vie. Was great while it lasted!
  2. Well this is a new one to me.... All i can do is switch the device on and off - after each reboot it goes to a black screen with a blue box saying "EFI Hard Drive has been blocked by the current security policy". "OK" is highlighted, but the screen is dead, so unable to press it. Anyone got any good ideas on how to recover? Or have i finally bricked a hudl2? **Edit** - Using a keyboard with Micro USB i can press enter to get to the boot menu, but only the EFI Harddrive displays, so can only select that. I suspect that a powered USB Hub might allow me to try and boot from a USB stick with recovery on it, but no recovery files. Anyone got a good suggestion?
  3. QLF

    Last nights update

    Looks like they've deleted the blinkbox apps after Tesco sold / shuttered the company, and replaced with suitable alternatives to male sure no one lost out. Personally not a big deal, and not technically "more" bloat...
  4. QLF

    Chip fallen off, help needed!

    You can get one with a smashed screen or busted charging port from eBay for less than that, and easily swap the board / port to make a working one. Honestly, easiest job I've ever done....
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    hudl2 does not charge

    Hudl charger and hudl2 charger are different. Would only use the supplied charger if you want to avoid issues tbh...
  6. Never seen any of these issues here either... Don't disagree they are real, but haven't been effected myself :)
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    Hudl 2 In-store demo...

    @xLuciferx - Did you ever get anywhere with this?
  8. QLF

    Hudl 2 In-store demo...

    Of course you cant.... After each time the device reboots, it wipes anything you do, and flashes it back to 'out the box' although in this case it's back to VIrgin Demo mode... Guessing this is to avoid privacy / bad content concerns on a device designed to be tethered to their store displays. Give it up dude...
  9. QLF

    Custom recovery tech thread

    Did anyone ever take this any further? Still no custom recovery ROMs after so long......!
  10. QLF

    Hudl 2 In-store demo...

    Different build numbers, signed with different keys. It's absolutely a different ROM.
  11. QLF

    Hudl 2 In-store demo...

    Doesn't work. Demo is a different build / ROM.
  12. QLF

    Hudl 2 In-store demo...

    Guys, I can promise that you won't be able to get rid of demo mode. Its a completely separate ROM, and signed with different keys to the standard customer ROM. Send it back Lucifer. Hopefully you can get your money back!
  13. QLF

    Hudl 2 In-store demo...

    Ping @tesco and let them know. Maybe they can help! They're usually quote good, and I'm sure they'd love to have it back with some info on where you got it from! ;) If not, DM me :)
  14. QLF

    hudl2 does not charge

    Yup. 10s reset is same as full reset. Not a factory reset!
  15. QLF

    Hudl 2 In-store demo...

    Looks like you've bought s stolen unit XLuciferSx.... The In store demo units are just that - for in store usage. They have a different firmware, with different keys, and AFAIK you can't flash directly from one to the other. Normally they are locked down, but pull hard enough and they'll come away - kinda useless as anything else though, so not worth the hassle! I'd get your money back and report the person you bought it from to the Police...

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