Reset Android 2.1 tablet

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    Dear all,
    I'm just looking for a way to reset my tablet,
    delete all the applications and reset al data and
    preferences as if I've just bought a new one.

    When starting to use my table I installed a lot of tablet
    and tried to root it using different softwares.
    Now that I could successfully root it (for the records using z4root works
    on a MID X5A/X6D tablet), I would just like to clean my tablet
    from all the garbage I've installed.

    Thanks in advance for any advice
    Cheers, -Luca
     
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    Open a terminal emulator and type:
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    reboot recovery 
    Then press menu when you see the android and triangle. From there you can select factory reset.
     
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    Thanks I_n,
    I can't try it right now. But before doing it, what do you mean by "Android and triangle"?
    When I start my tablet I have first a splash screen showing the Android,
    later it changes to some "android" with changing colour (like the gradient changes)
    And then some "bird" is shown on a black screen.
    When should I press Menu?
    Thanks again in any case,
    Cheers, -Luca
     
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    You'll understand when you see the recovery screen.
     
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    Thanks again :)
     
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    Hi, I did as you wrote, but after the reboot command
    the tablest just turned off.
    I turned it on and pressed menu,
    but nothing appears (the screen is black!)
    And I'm not able to turn it off!
    Can you please help me???
     
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    If it will power down via the power button, power back up while holding the Home button. Hold it until the recovery screen appears.
     
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    unfortunately it doesn't power down :( what can I do???
     
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    Do you have the sdk installed? If so, try accessing it via adb or fastboot.
    Code:
    adb devices
    or
    fastboot devices 
    If it's listed by either of those two programs, you can reboot it from your PC.
     
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    I'm sorry I'm completely new to this... where can I find this sdk? I use ubuntu...
    Did I brick my tablet???
     
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    Probably not, but it's going to take some work to resurrect it. Take a look at the coby ultimate guide post for info on the sdk. Post here when you've got it installed and I'll help you some more.
     
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    Thanks!
    I'm going to install the SDK and tonight I'll try to work on it!
     
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    I've tried the " adb devices" command, but no device is listed...
    Am I doing something wrong?
     
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    You may need to find a copy of fastboot if it's stuck in the bootloader.
     
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    Hi, I finally managed to get out of the bootloader. Though the tablet is still not reset to its factory status.
    I don't understand very well the steps you told me so far.
    Could someone give me a step by step help (starting from the needed
    application and explaining the reset procedure).
    Thanks in advance for your help.
    Cheers, 'Luca
     

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