Vizio 8" Tablet Flashing V logo after Honeycomb update...
Today my Vizio 8" tablet updated to honeycomb. After a few hours of use the screen froze. I had to hold in the power button to turn it off. When I turned it on after a couple minutes, all I get is the flashing V logo. I removed the sd card and restarted it with the same results.
I'm new to this tablet but not to working with computers. I'm assuming the os is hosed. How to I restore the tablet? I've read through some forum posts and am not sure of some terminology like the term "root." This device is new - a couple weeks old - so I've not done anything to it except for the update today - which was automatic, not induced by me.
Thanks in advance!
03-12-2012 11:14 PM
I would boot into recovery and do a factory reset. check this link for how to get into recovery. VTAB Operating Modes
Did the factory reset fix it for you? The update bricked my Vizio tabet as well
I had this problem but managed to fix it without a factory reset! I booted into safe mode (turn off, hold down down volume button, turn on, keep holding down down volume button while booting) then in settings I uninstalled the ADW.Launcher. It is working fine now.
Originally Posted by n3vik
My VTAB1008 was doing as described (flashing V logo at startup) and Safe Mode did not work for me, so I booted in Recovery Mode, getting the following:
reboot system now
apply update from /sdcard
apply update from /cache
wipe data/factory reset << THIS!!!
wipe cache partition
I did the factory reset which fixed the problem. Of course, all my data was lost in the process...
Last edited by kapsikum; 05-06-2012 at 04:07 PM.