I am trying to apply Jelly Bean firmware update on my Galaxy S2 X, but everytime I try to, Kies dies at 0% of the firmware update, without any error message.

I tried uninstalling and installing Kies again. It is up to date. I also tried running it in Windows 7 mode and XP SP3 mode (I'm on Windows 8 64-bit).

I did a factory reset of my cellphone, and still encounter the problem.

Is there any alternative or way to fix this?


Samsung Kies sucks horribly. The only way I've gotten it to work is to run it in Compatible with Windows XP (Service Pack 3) and running it as a administrator. It should work fine then.


I actualy got it by doing the update from a Windows 7 computer. Kies seems to have difficulties with Windows 8.

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