Originally Posted by PeterT
@Meeera; is this being done with SD card in place? If so try taking it out
Nope, I took it out before I started. And it's fully charged, and etc. This isn't my first rodeo.
*sings* the squares go marching one by one hurrah, hurrah* (They're still going. I have a paperclip at the ready, and I'm not afraid to use it. Or maybe I am. Sigh.)
EDIT: Fourth factory reset's a charm, right? I got to the language selection screen. Skipped setup and poked around, everything looked good. Went to set up: and Kobo Desktop wants to download the update yet abloodygain (can't it stow it somewhere?), so I have to sit and wait for that to happen.