|04-11-2012, 07:38 PM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2012
Recovering books from bricked device?
I tried to add a root the device and now it does not progress beyond the circular refresh arrows when it restarts (after the reader application opening screen on reset).
Looks like a hard factory reset (unless someone has a suggestion pls?).
Is ther any way of recovering my books from the device before I do so please...I have not backed up the books and have spent ages sorting out the collections!
Any suggestions much appreciated.
|04-12-2012, 12:34 AM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Midwest USA
Device: Sony PRS-350, Kobo Glo & Glo HD, PW2
When you connect the reader with the USB cable to your PC, can you see the reader as a drive? If so, you can just copy all the books from the reader to your PC.
I know this is after the fact and not helpful for you now, but my usual process for books is that they're on my PC first and always, and then I copy them to the reader. You can just drag-and-drop at that point to copy them over, or use a better book managerment program like Calibre (which is what I use).
If for some reason you can't get the books off the reader, you should be able to redownload any that you've purchased from the online stores. But I never trust my books to only one location, especially not the one location most likely to lose the books through a reset, or even worse, lose the reader entirely and with it all your books.
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