Originally Posted by cscat
Please exactly follow steps in this thread
and see if it works. First I had the same conclusion as yours but finally it worked (not by chance).
Having just tried this again, I do not get the text file displayed. The Kindle simply goes back to the diagnostics screen and on another reboot, reverts to "Your Kindle needs repair" screen.
My guess is the whole thing is totally screwed up.
Never mind, I'm certainly not giving up on it.