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  1. Sticky: It may be caused by an app that was installed or...

    It may be caused by an app that was installed or updated near the time that the problem started. A factory data reset is useful for diagnosing such problems. If it works OK after a factory reset,...
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    The reviews on play store are consistent with...

    The reviews on play store are consistent with your report here. I suggest you contact the app developer.

    This thread is over a year old and this was likely never an ICS problem. The OP mentioned...
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    Responded to the same issue here:...

    Responded to the same issue here: http://www.acertabletforum.com/forum/acer-iconia-tab-a500-help/9694-curious.html
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    Rooting your tablet will not fix a problem with...

    Rooting your tablet will not fix a problem with playing movies. It will more likely make things worse. Some content providers actually prevent playback on rooted devices. I suggest that you...
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    When you open Accounts & sync, look for the...

    When you open Accounts & sync, look for the on/off button in the upper right corner ...it is next to ADD ACCOUNT. Touch that to switch it from off to on.

    If you are referring to the Acer Sync...
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    When you open Accounts & sync, look for the...

    When you open Accounts & sync, look for the on/off button in the upper right corner. Turn that on.
  7. You could also have a bad app on the tablet that...

    You could also have a bad app on the tablet that is overloading the router, or the router may be incompatible with the tablet. The fact that it causes all other router connections to drop though...
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    What you are describing seems to be a problem...

    What you are describing seems to be a problem with the digitizer (touch screen). That's likely going to need hardware repair. You can force the tablet to power down by holding then power button for...
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    Install a file manager such as ES File Explorer.

    Install a file manager such as ES File Explorer.
  10. Update the router firmware, and if that does not...

    Update the router firmware, and if that does not work, you may need to shop around for a more reliable router. Some older router firmware was not designed to handle the higher number of concurrent...
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    When you perform the factory reset, all apps are...

    When you perform the factory reset, all apps are removed. If the Play Store is configured to reload all apps, which is the default setting, then all apps will reload automatically after the reset. ...
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    The problem may be caused by a bad app. Settings...

    The problem may be caused by a bad app. Settings > Backup & reset > Factory data reset will clear all apps and user data.
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    If your a100 is stock and up to date, it is...

    If your a100 is stock and up to date, it is running ICS (Android 4.0.3). Note that a factory reset will not cause a storage chip failure, but it may detect it if it already has occurred. I suggest...
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    The update may not be the source of the problem. ...

    The update may not be the source of the problem. A Factory data reset can resolve numerous problems, prevent future problems, and improve performance. Use method 1 here:...
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    It has to be soldered onto the electrical...

    It has to be soldered onto the electrical connection points on the PCB. If you don't have the proper equipment and experience with such delicate repair work, you should find someone who does to fix...
  16. Make sure that you are not running any apps that...

    Make sure that you are not running any apps that attempt to manage network connections for you. There are several out there that can cause connectivity problems.

    You did not mention in your first...
  17. First, go into settings > WiFi and forget all...

    First, go into settings > WiFi and forget all networks listed there. Then power down both the router and the tablet at the same time. Power down any other devices using your wifi also. Power each...
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    It appears that the storage chip has failed. ...

    It appears that the storage chip has failed. Parts of the storage may still be viable, allowing you to flash the OS, while other addresses cannot be written to. The tablet is apparenty unable to...
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    Rooting Android is a procedure that uses Linux...

    Rooting Android is a procedure that uses Linux kernel exploits (such as those used by a virus) to write into the memory of a certain system process, gaining access to root, and then using that...
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    If it gets stuck erasing data, then it is...

    If it gets stuck erasing data, then it is probably hung on an I/O system call trying to write storage while recreating the /data filesystem. That probably means that the eMMC chip has failed, and...
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    To see if the GPS log file leak is permanently...

    To see if the GPS log file leak is permanently fixed, look in /system/etc/gps/gpsconfig.xml.

    If the variable cLogEnabled="false" instead of true, then the logging is turned off, and the leak is...
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    You seem to be describing a blank screen after...

    You seem to be describing a blank screen after the boot completes. That could be an app compatibility problem. If it is getting stuck at the Android or Acer screens, then that may be a boot...
  23. It may be caused by some app that was installed. ...

    It may be caused by some app that was installed. Save your files to a separate device, and run the Factory data reset under Settings > Backup & reset.

    If the problem persists after the factory...
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    I suggest that you try another charger. Some...

    I suggest that you try another charger. Some replacements fit loose, and some are just poorly made overall, including poor voltage regulation. Read the reviews carefully.
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    Watch the power button when you plug in the...

    Watch the power button when you plug in the charger. If it turns steady amber, then it is charging. In that case, leave the tablet charge until it turns from steady amber to steady white. After...
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