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Remove Google account from "dead" MK802?
I wasn't sure if I should post this in General Helpl or maybe the Hardware forum... at this point I think I'm beyond hope on the hardware, so here I am.
I recently ordered a Rikomagic MK802 II:
Amazon.com: Rikomagic MK802 II New Generation Mini Android 4.0 PC Google TV Box HD IPTV Player: Electronics
I was intrigued by the concept of a mini pc and thought it could be a good way to get youtube, remote potato, etc. on my non-smart tv. When I first got it I plugged it into the tv and plugged the usb into my laptop for power, it started right up and worked fine. I connected to my wifi, synced my google account, and downloaded some apps. I also removed all the Chinese apps that came pre-installed on it... After awhile I powered it down with the "power off" option in the taskbar. The next day, and several attempts after, I could not get it to boot back up. When I plug it in, it starts to boot and the Android screen comes up for awhile, then the screen flashes white and it starts over, and continues cycling like that until I pull the plug. I've tried USB power from my laptop, a powered USB hub, and a USB wall charger, all with the same result. If anyone has any other ideas I could try, I'd welcome them, but at this point I'm planning to return it.
Assuming I return it, I'm a little concerned that I synced it with my Google account and now I'm not sure how to remove it. Frankly I don't feel comfortable sending it back to this manufacturer with my account synced to it. I've pushed the hard reset button inside the device with a pin while it was powered on, but I'm not sure it had an effect. I can see the device on my Google Play account, but can't see a way to remove it from there. Incidentally, I also can't figure out how to remove my Droid X that I sold last summer after doing a factory data reset, but that's a question for another day.
So I guess if anyone has any thoughts on what I could try to get this device booted, or any steps I can take to remove it from my account without getting it booted, I'd appreciate it. I suppose if I change my Google password, that would prompt all my devices (including this one) to re-enter the password next time it's booted? Thanks...