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Old 02-09-2015, 03:07 PM   #1396
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Hi,
I just bought a PW2 with a serial starting with 9060. I get the same behaviour as in this post: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...postcount=1306

What is the status on this? how can I help?

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Old 02-09-2015, 03:29 PM   #1397
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Hi,
I just bought a PW2 with a serial starting with 9060. I get the same behaviour as in this post: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...postcount=1306

What is the status on this? how can I help?

Thanks :-)
What firmware version do you have installed?
That is an expected result on some versions of the Amazon firmware.
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Old 02-09-2015, 03:33 PM   #1398
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That is one of the 4GB PW2's, which means due to an Amazon snafu you must upgrade to fw>=5.4.5 for kindlets to work.
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Old 02-09-2015, 05:39 PM   #1399
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Hi
Thank you for the info! Should i upgrade my pw2 now, after i jailbroken it on 5.4.3.2?

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Old 02-09-2015, 05:55 PM   #1400
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Yes. The jailbreak is the only thing that needs to be done before upgrading.
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Old 02-10-2015, 01:07 AM   #1401
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Yes. The jailbreak is the only thing that needs to be done before upgrading.
Can I upgrade to the 5.6.# Firmware?
(I don't know what the benefits are, but newer is better;-))

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Old 02-10-2015, 01:13 AM   #1402
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Yes you can, and everything will continue to work (critical updates to KUAL and the jailbreak infrastructure were long since applied) but do take note of the new requirement to apply hacks using the MR Package Installer KUAL extensions -- not via the traditional Update Your Kindle method.
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Old 02-10-2015, 09:37 AM   #1403
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Yes you can, and everything will continue to work (critical updates to KUAL and the jailbreak infrastructure were long since applied) but do take note of the new requirement to apply hacks using the MR Package Installer KUAL extensions -- not via the traditional Update Your Kindle method.
Hi, I confirm that installing 5.4.5.1 solved the problem. I got KUAL working. Thanks!
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Old 02-16-2015, 10:06 AM   #1404
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Hello.

I have a PW2 with serial nr. starting with B0D4 (not sure if relevant) that has just upgraded to 5.6.1.0.4. It was jailbroken with JB 1.14, but now the screensavers don't work and when I copy the SS .bin file the Update your Kindle is greyed out and I tried to install KUAL and I get the error "This device is not authorized as a test Kindle by the developer of this item. Please contact the developer."

Have I just lost my jailbreak and is there anything I can do to regain it? Are there any other details that I have to offer?

Thanks so much for any help.
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Old 02-16-2015, 10:24 AM   #1405
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@kindleBunny: Check the FW 5.6 section of the JB thread. (In short: there's a dedicated package to restore the JB, and new tools to install stuff).
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@kindleBunny: Check the FW 5.6 section of the JB thread. (In short: there's a dedicated package to restore the JB, and new tools to install stuff).
Maybe - see:
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...postcount=1820
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Thanks, guys. I will try the hotfix when I get home and get back to you. I appreciate your suggestions.

L.E. Thanks so much, guys. You rock.

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