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Old 06-24-2010, 05:02 PM   #102
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Originally Posted by SharonK View Post
Okay, I did something wrong when I was trying to install the jailbreak file, as nothing happened. Here's what I've done so far. I'm using Windows 7 and I went in and unchecked the "Hidden Files and Folders". Then I went into the system folder, which I thought was the root directory. Or is that my problem - thinking! Anyway, I supposedly have a k2i version and installed that file. Then I ejected from the computer, pressed home on my Kindle, then menu. Moved down to settings and pressed the joy stick, pressed menu again and "update your Kindle" is greyed out. Can anyone tell where/what I did wrong?
What do you mean by 'nothing happened'?

I'm not sure I'm following you, but if you put a .bin in the system folder, that would explain why the update option is greyed out. It's indeed not the root directory . The .bin files have to be in the root directory to be picked up by the Kindle software.

Also, which .bin file are we talking about? The jailbreak, or another hack?
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