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57 Responses to Contact

  1. jack willson says:

    My nook wont turn on,any time i try it will bring up a battery with a little bit of red in it and a lighting bolt right under it

    • Ray says:

      Please do not leave comments on technical issues on this page. Read the instructions above.
      Your problems sounds like you are NOT using the original power-plug. Are you? If not, you will need to have one in order to fully charge the Nook. Please continue the comments on one of the NOOK ARTICLES.

  2. Tyler Bradford says:

    I currently have an 8gb Nook Tablet on which I put the CWM-based Recovery v5.0.2.8 and was dumb enough not to create a backup file from which I could recover. I have desperately followed many of your tutorials trying to restore the original software, but to no avail. When I make a boot image, it doesn’t boot and goes to the CWM screen. I get immediate errors going into the CWM and they are as follows:
    “E:Can’t mount /cache/recovery/command”
    “E:Can’t mount /cache/recovery/log”
    “E:Can’t open /cache/recovery/log”
    “E:Can’t mount /cache/recovery/last_log”
    “E:Can’t open /cache/recovery/last_log”

    Internal Memory Problem??? Not really sure. This looping through the CWM screen, not booting, and not performing basic CWM operations has me befuddled and I could really use your help. Sorry if you discover the solution is a simple one and I haven’t been able to find it.

    Any help or redirection to the proper tutorial is much appreciated…

    • Ray says:

      Please do not leave comments on technical issues here. Read the instructions above.
      Have you tried our “unbrick” article?

  3. Chris says:

    my nook will not turn on it is bricked it turned on at frist tryed one of your programs i dont know if it wroks cause it want turn on now what do i do ? HELP ME
    Wrong area. Please visit one of the Nook articles and you may find the answer there. If not, then leave a comment to the Nook article. (REASON: read the warnings ABOVE)

  4. Kevin Turner says:

    Great work that you and your group are doing Ray. Thank You!
    Has anyone else gotten stuck with a recurring pop up that reads “trebuchet has stopped”? How can we avoid this?
    Posted in the wrong area. Please post technical questions on the related articles. I have no way to know what device you have. – Ray

    • Ray says:

      Thanks. There is no group. This site is a one-person operation.
      Please visit one of my articles (Related to your device) and ask technical questions there.

  5. carl smith says:

    has anyone experienced a graphics glitch where the colors that should be black are all green?
    My G tab is doing this more frequently after an hour or so it fades back to the right colors
    anybody know what is going on
    I put jelly bean on my tab and love it
    now I am afraid it is dying

  6. kurt williams says:

    daygeaux1 4 hours ago
    Ray, great video on installing drh ics 4.0. I am experiencing the lag issue. I have found these settings: 3. Reduce the no. of Background Processes to 1 or 2.
    4. Check the Destroy Activities … option.
    But cannot find these settings:
    1. Reduce dalvik VM heap size for apps to 64M.
    2. Reduce the free memory setting to 50MB.
    Can you shed some light for me?

  7. George Gibbs says:

    I contributed when I used your information to reroot my gtab with honeycomb or gcomb (I can’t remember which). Since doing that I’ve had to use the early versions of Overdrive to read the library eloan books. The more recent versions of Overdrive result in off center pages so they are unreadable. Got any easy solutions for this?


    • Ray says:

      Sounds like the application is not designed to run properly on the screen size that you have on your gtab. Did you try it in both orientations (portrait and landscape)?
      Download a “DPI Changer” app and try to change to a different size. Read the cautions associated with the various apps and beware.

    • George Gibbs says:

      George Gibbs again,
      I tried a DPI changer that didn’t help. I’m using gtabcomb_b3.3_bl1.2. If I updated my os would that help? Is there an easy way to do that since I’ve already rooted this tablet? I see your blog talking about Jelly Bean. What about that? Glad to read about your surgery recovery.

  8. John Anderson says:

    Hi just wanted to say thank you for the gtablet instructions. I had tried a couple of other ROM’s and my gtab was stuck, unable to apply factory updates. The CM10 instructions were the ticket to get me up and running again.

  9. Greg says:

    Hey – just a quick thank you.

    I was trying to root and add CM7 to my kid’s NT16GB, and ended up bricking it to the point it wouldn’t turn on. I followed your instructions to unbrick. It looks like it is working.

    Thanks again. A note to anyone else in this position – this method works.

  10. Dave Sm says:

    Just a note to let you know there is an after market company in California that sells the docking station for the GTab for $60.00. The plug-in connection for the Tab is weak and often breaks (so they tell me)
    I broke mine off after 14 months, and called Viewsonic. They gave me the number to contact, so that’s probalby te best way to contact them. At least that is caheaper than buying a new GTab. Also, I am a cancer survivor and a retired pastor. Just to let you know that we are praying for you. God is great.

    • Ray says:

      Thanks. But, the GTab is getting very outdated and putting that kind of money in it is not wise (IMHO). Better to spend $200 for a new Nexus 7 (I have TWO) that supports it natively – PLUS a WORLD of additional features and value that the GTab cannot possibly compare.

  11. zysdad says:

    Great video! The video was easy to understand. Have you ever heard of any app where you can watch TV for free? Any information you have about the TV app will be appreciated.

  12. Armando Montes De Oca III says:

    OK ray I got your gapps to install and I am seeing if google play will work. You can ignore everything else before this. Ok It works and google music is the problem now I will find an alternate.
    Thank you for your mod. Sorry if I wrote to much and it bugs you.

  13. Armando Montes De Oca says:

    Ray I figured out how to get the list of gapps latest version called up in goomanager. I was hoping for the latest play store that would work. I deleted the play store after it was crashing. I totally don’t know the steps to install the play store app. On my nook that is.

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