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    Default I need help big time please.

    Ok I have a nexus 7 that is soft bricked it has a boot loader installed but for the life of me I cannot get android to install on it. I have tried using skipsofts and wugs kits but they both get stuck at the sending system part. I only have fastboot as its soft bricked and need step by step help to get it running. At the most it's an expensive door stop. Thanks in advance.
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    Welcome to the forums. The only other way I can think of to save the device is to flash factory images through ADB.

    https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images
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    I only have fastboot as no os is on the tablet can you advise please.
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    Here is how to set it up on your PC: How To Set Up Android ADB & Fastboot On Windows [Tutorial] | Redmond Pie

    Then with the phone in fastboot use ADB to flash the proper images from the Google link above.
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    Thanks for the info I gave it a go last night but no dice. When I flash the image it gets stuck on the boot loader part which is 5530kb for about two hours.I know my boot loader is fine I just don't understand why I can't restore it. Using the various toolkits it gets stuck on the sending image part every time. Just one thing I am doing this on a 15 year old laptop due to not being able to install adb on my windows 8.1 lappy is that the problem? Any more help will be much appreciated as I am about to take a hammer to it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phill Evans View Post
    Thanks for the info I gave it a go last night but no dice. When I flash the image it gets stuck on the boot loader part which is 5530kb for about two hours.I know my boot loader is fine I just don't understand why I can't restore it. Using the various toolkits it gets stuck on the sending image part every time. Just one thing I am doing this on a 15 year old laptop due to not being able to install adb on my windows 8.1 lappy is that the problem? Any more help will be much appreciated as I am about to take a hammer to it.
    Updated PC drivers?

    From an SOKP Nexus 5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phill Evans View Post
    Thanks for the info I gave it a go last night but no dice. When I flash the image it gets stuck on the boot loader part which is 5530kb for about two hours.I know my boot loader is fine I just don't understand why I can't restore it. Using the various toolkits it gets stuck on the sending image part every time. Just one thing I am doing this on a 15 year old laptop due to not being able to install adb on my windows 8.1 lappy is that the problem? Any more help will be much appreciated as I am about to take a hammer to it.
    *** Try changing to a different USB port on your PC. ***

    Hi, Phill Evans...

    I've had similar problems myself when fastboot flashing back to factory stock... although not with the bootloader... for me, it's almost always "sending system", where everything grinds to a halt .

    The solution, that's worked for me, is to change the USB port on my laptop that my Nexus 7 is connected to... failing that, try a different USB cable.

    Hope this helps.

    Rgrds,
    Ged.

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