Originally Posted by taming
Open ADE on your pc, connect the Kobo to the pc. Then press Ctrl,Shift, E. You should get a box asking of you want to deauthorize, select yes.
Unplug your Kobo from the computer, and plug it in again. Now you should get a box saying that a new device has been detected and you can authorize it.
Thanks for that. I did this and it went fine but I am still having the same problem. Will try upgrading to 1.8.2 and see if that fixes the bug.