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Apad Irobot Usb Drivers Trouble


From my understanding of it all, this apad simply works when turned on. Sure it has issues due to poor manufacturing but overall it works. Now my issue arises when i attempt to plug it into my laptop. I have windows 7 64x, and i am not connected to the internet with it. I plug in the apad, and the laptop finds new usb hardware, but then concludes that it can't find the drivers. While windows searches for the drivers, the apad, only acknowledges the usb peripheral by turning the screen on to prompt me to unlock it. The usual, "usb connection detected, " does not pop up on it. I have tried both of the micro usb ports on the device. Is there something that i am missing?

I have an apad, figured out that the manufacturer has made it in a manner that forces you to take the black plastic off of the front to get at the screws that hold it together. I don't want to ruin the shody plastic display cover since it is glued onto the tft display, and kind of rips at it when you try to remove it. I would do it if i had 2 of these bad boys, but risks after i learn more about it from a software perspective.

Is anyone able to tell me if anyone has tried "modding" the android os or extracting the driver files from the update image? Any sort of information would be helpful, as i am trying to attempt to upgrade the internal battery, memory (depending on the guts), os, and basic functionality. That is if i could get it to connect with my laptop via usb.

Furthermore, i am unable to go to the websites listed by other form members, where the firmware updates are found. This is due to work firewall restrictions.


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