[ROOT] ICS Root for Iconia Tab A500/A501/G100W

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Re: [ROOT] ICS Root for Iconia Tab A500/A501/G100W

Postby Nauti » 31 Mar 2016, 17:56

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Re: [ROOT] ICS Root for Iconia Tab A500/A501/G100W

Postby hwally » 26 Dec 2016, 19:32

I keep getting the message: No a500 with usb debugging detected. usb debugging is activated, as well as unknown sources and I've connected the tablet to a computer with windows 7 and another with windows 10. Both detect the tablet. I've even done a factory reset with the same results. I downloaded ICS root 7.2.0. The tablet is running Android 4.0.3. Any ideas? Thank you in advance for any help.
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Re: [ROOT] ICS Root for Iconia Tab A500/A501/G100W

Postby freightyard » 26 Dec 2016, 20:04

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Re: [ROOT] ICS Root for Iconia Tab A500/A501/G100W

Postby hwally » 26 Dec 2016, 23:34

I checked with usbdeview and it lists Acer iconia tab a500 as connected and safe. Both computers recognize the tablet. I am using the small usb on the tablet. I changed the cable and there was no change.
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Re: [ROOT] ICS Root for Iconia Tab A500/A501/G100W

Postby hwally » 27 Dec 2016, 00:52

When I go to device manager under Acer Iconia Tab A500 it states that this device is not configured properly. I try updating the drivers but it's an endless search with no results. also listed is something called MTP, it also isn't configured properly and goes through the endless search for updates.
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Re: [ROOT] ICS Root for Iconia Tab A500/A501/G100W

Postby hubmaster080 » 27 Dec 2016, 06:31

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Re: [ROOT] ICS Root for Iconia Tab A500/A501/G100W

Postby niniendowarrior » 03 Jan 2017, 14:02

I've been trying to use the Linux scripts attached here and it isn't working due to syntax issues. I had to chmod +x adb included in the files.

I've attached a corrected root.sh file that fixes some syntax errors in the bash script, but I'm still running into issues with rooter.sh. Overwrite root.sh with the one attached here. This is the current error I get from rooter.sh once adb attempts to execute it.

/data/x-pwn/bin/rooter.sh: cd: line 3: can't cd to /system/xbin
/data/x-pwn/bin/rooter.sh: line 10: syntax error: unexpected end of file (expecting "done")

From what I can tell, the script from rooter.sh checks out just fine so I'm not sure why it's causing issues. Either way, I haven't been able to root the device.

Update:
rooter.sh has been fixed. Apparently it's an issue with dos formatted files (\r\n) which was causing issues when root.sh was executed. Overwrite the rooter.sh on files/rooter.sh

Update 2:
After reboot, I see the Superuser now showing in the app drawer but Root Checker Basic reports that I don't have root access. Hmm... :think:

Update 3:
So, I tested by installing Titanium Backup and superuser asked if I should allow this app root access. I said yes, and Titanium Backup says I have root access. So, I guess that's mission accomplished. :dance:
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Re: [ROOT] ICS Root for Iconia Tab A500/A501/G100W

Postby Neli » 05 Feb 2017, 22:47

The download link not works ? :C
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Re: [ROOT] ICS Root for Iconia Tab A500/A501/G100W

Postby wintersommer » 17 Apr 2017, 09:15

The two download links over adv.ly dont work. Can someone please post the file on a service that is more reputable ? Also the host blackthund3r.co.uk is not reachable anymore.
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