Haier HG-9041 Firmware Update Instruction:
1. Download “HG-9041 FW 140208.rar” (Updated 4/27/15)
2. Use an archiving software (Winzip, WinRar, 7 zip etc.) to extract the Firmware Update package and export it to your computer’s local disk (ex. C:\)
3. Open up the zip file and there will be 3 folders as shown in image. (If using the 2/13 update, 2 files will be m2909_9041_140208 and Pad Product Tool 1.05_02)
Click “Next” all the way until the program starts installing. Click “Close” when the software has done installing.
6. Click the icon and choose the firmware file “jellybean_atm7029_m2909_140122.fw” from the “FW_m2909_9041_140122” folder. (OR “jellybean_atm7029_140208.fw” from the “m2909_9041_140208” folder)
7. When the firmware file loads, it will show up on the PAD Product tool.
8. Now, click and hold down the “Volume – ”key on the tablet.
9. While holding down “Volume – ” key, connect the tablet to a PC using the USB cable.
10. Still holding down “Volume – ”key, use a paper clip (or a small pin) and press the “Reset” button on the back of the tablet ONCE (and let go)
11. The icon will turn into . Click it to start the firmware update.
12. After the update is complete, remove the USB cable first, then turn on the tablet.
13. The initial start up time may take up to 50+ seconds.
14. After initial start up, tablet will require a reset. Please press and hold the reset button for 10-15 seconds to reset the unit.
For those of you experiencing extraction issues, we have re written the files and this new Firmware has been validated and tested. if you experience issues please feel free to post a comment and we will continue looking into this issue.
Issue was not on all systems and only happened on Windows 8 systems and in some cases on Windows 7 Systems. But the issue has been solved As of 2/3/2014 11:54PM PST.
If you are having any issues with downloading or loading the firmware to the tablet, please contact the Le Pan customer support. InsideIndustryNews.com is a review site and not affiliated with Le Pan, Haier, or any of their products. We are providing these tools as a free service to our readers. The software has been provided by the manufacturer directly.
**Please note: Failing to follow the instructions properly, may DAMAGE (Completely disable) your tablet.
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