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Bricked Windows Tablet. Help?!

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#1 JohnG79


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Posted 03 April 2016 - 08:15 AM

Hi there,


I flashed the ROM via my tablet's EFI shell with BIOS for a different model, and now it doesn't turn on!


I would love some help, and would consider a donation for pointers in a useful direction.




Here are some specs:

• Name: 'Pendopad 10.1"'... probably the same as the nextbook and linx... Are these "Chuwi"? 
• Intel Baytrail-T(Quad-core) Processor Z3735F
• 32GB Flash 
• mini HDMI
• micro USB
• SD Card slot




When I hold pwr and vol- down together for about 15 seconds, the light goes green and stays on until I press the pwr button. Is this some sort of fastboot mode?


Do I need to prepare an SD card?


Is there software I can use to connect? every tool and technique I've read about is for android. 





Thank you soo much in advance.



Edited by hamluis, 03 April 2016 - 10:08 AM.
Moved from Windows Tablet to Internal Hardware - Hamluis.

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#2 bc0306


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Posted 04 April 2016 - 10:12 PM

I'm sorry, I suspect you just corrupted the bios withc is what controls every component, without no pc would work, in short, you have replace the motherboard or better replace the whole tablet, there's no way out of this error

Don't even think about it if your not sure

#3 hamluis



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Posted 06 April 2016 - 08:38 AM

Well...I think I'd wait for more than one opinion...before acting on such a suggestion/analysis.



#4 JohnC_21


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Posted 06 April 2016 - 11:29 AM

I think your best bet would be to contact Pendo's support site and ask if there is a way to reflash your BIOS outside of Windows and if firmware is available. There is a youtube video showing how it is done but I believe this was for an Android device.



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