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I accidentally pressed a button when turning on my android tablet and it says (typos included):

The Device enter FWDN Mode
Please Connect USB to PC or Reset
The Device Waitting........ 

What's the FWDN Mode?

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F irm w are D ow n load ? – t0mm13b Feb 23 '13 at 23:37
What device btw? – t0mm13b Feb 23 '13 at 23:51

As per my comment in the above, I would gauge a guess, its some sort of a F irm W are D ow n load

A specialized mode particular to that device to enable updating - think of OTA firmware update but using some proprietary software to download the firmware - possibly radio baseband, or a ROM update...

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