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#1 Alley Cat

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:28

I brought a Pandigital Tablet, running Android Eclaire (Android 2.2)

I have 3 questions/problems.

1 - My SD card I formally had in my Wii, is now used in this tablet. But permissions does not allow read or write, nor can I format it.

2 - How can I use the same HOSTS file from my Desktop, on the tablet ? Do I have to root it??

3 - If the HOSTS file install is too complicated, can I install an older version of Firefox on it ?


#2 nekkidtruth

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:43

I brought a Pandigital Tablet, running Android Eclaire (Android 2.2)

I have 3 questions/problems.

1 - My SD card I formally had in my Wii, is now used in this tablet. But permissions does not allow read or write, nor can I format it.

2 - How can I use the same HOSTS file from my Desktop, on the tablet ? Do I have to root it??

3 - If the HOSTS file install is too complicated, can I install an older version of Firefox on it ?


1.) If the card is not able to be read or written to, nor can it be formatted....is it locked? Where are you trying to format it?

2.) /system/etc/hosts However, you would need to be rooted or have root access to be able to change it/utilize it.

3.) What purpose would installing an old version of Firefox for Android have?

What model is the tablet?

#3 OP Alley Cat

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 07:03

Model of Tablet: Pendigital Novel (build 2011 03 31)

1 - Format it, plugged in the tablet.

3 - Latest Firefox Mobile is for Android 2.3 or higher, if remember correctly.

I have 2 SD cards, one 2 GB (currently in Tablet) and one 8 GM SD card

#4 +Medfordite

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 07:16

Format the card in your PC if you can, that will fix the issue in most cases.

As far as I know, Firefox is not compatible with 2.2. I tried with my 2.3 device and it wouldn't load on there. I now have 4.0.4 and it works there though.

#5 nekkidtruth

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 07:31

Model of Tablet: Pendigital Novel (build 2011 03 31)

1 - Format it, plugged in the tablet.

3 - Latest Firefox Mobile is for Android 2.3 or higher, if remember correctly.

I have 2 SD cards, one 2 GB (currently in Tablet) and one 8 GM SD card


Is there any other info with regards to the model? A model number or firmware number. I just want to make sure I point you in the right direction if you wanted to root or customize it at all (assuming there is a development community for that tablet).

#6 Javik

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 14:53

If you're looking to block ads using a hosts file, look on the Play store for something called AdFree.