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Android 4.4 x86 on Dell N5110 - Video issue [on hold]

I am trying to run androidx86 (4.4) on Dell N5110. Here are the issues I have: No Sound: I found the solution from another forum. I will have to run the following as an executable script: ...
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Not able to acces other hard disk and partitions on android 4.4.2 X86

I have installed android 4.4.2 X86 android on my PC that has 2 hard disk with 2-2 partitions each. I have installed android 4.4.2 X86 on one of them and i have data on other 3. The problem is that i ...
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Where do I get Android L iso for x86 environment?

My question is much similar to this question: Download location for Android 4.4 x86 (64bit) Basically, I want to get Android L(a.k.a Lollipop, 5.0) iso for x86 architecture, so as to run it in VM. ...
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How to install restricted applications for an android x86 instance

I have an Android x86 4.4 running in a VirtualBox instance and I'm trying to install some restricted applications from the Play Store for my device, for instance, Whatsapp. I've tried to changing the ...
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Is there any Virtualization Software (like VMware or VirtualBox) for Android x86 devices?

I have an android device (Dell Venue 8) which runs on an Intel x86 CPU, and I was wondering if there was any application like VirtualBox or VMware that could run a 32-Bit linux distros, Windows XP ...
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Setting ethernet proxy settings without WiFi

I'm playing around with the latest android-x86 (4.4) in virtualbox. The setup can connect to the external network only through a NAT ethernet device that is emulated by virtual box. This gets ...
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Changing Screen Resolution VM ware using 4.4

To play around I installed Android in VM Ware Player using this image: http://www.android-x86.org/releases/releasenote-4-4-r1 Since I have two Screens of which one is a 5:4 in portrait mode, that's ...
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Android x86 will not connect to the internet

I am using Android x86 4.4 RC2 (Dual-Boot not Virtual) and I can't connect to the internet. Whenever I click Wi-Fi, it stays on "Turning on Wi-Fi" and the Wi-Fi button is grayed out like the option is ...
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“Charging 54%” in android x86

I am using android via virtualbox in my windows 7 PC. My android x86 home screen always shows a "Charging 54%" message before I unlock it. It never increases or gets down. Why is it always "charging ...
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Android x86 on DELL INSPIRON 1501

I can't run android-x86 (4.4 RC2) on my notebook (dell inspiron 1501) well the first problem is : Graphics : Radeon Xpress 200M my /proc/fb : 0 ATI Radeon 5975 I can use at most 1024x768x16 (vga = ...
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Getting apps to work on Android-x86 with Virtualbox

Almost every app, from chrome to gallery simply crash right after launch, and others like maps have bugs that render it unusable (it all goes black and only the search bar and location button are ...
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Google Play site says the app is compatible but the Google Play app says otherwise

I am trying to download a game from Google Play to my VirtualBox. The site (browsed with my Windows 7 laptop and Firefox) says the app is compatible with all of my devices. I happily clicked the ...
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Can't play this video error

So i was downloading video files(episodes) from internet it was all working fine i was using ADM download manager and then i got notification mobile memory full transfer to sd card so i did and now ...
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Android 4.4 x86 KP : efivar

I've downloaded android 4.4 x86 from android-x86 and as I have an UEFI system (and GPT formatted disk) I couldn't install it directly on it, so I followed this tutorial and it was made for 4.3, and ...
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What is open source archive?

I just got notification from Drippler app that open source archive is released for my device. This is the Xperia SP v12.1.A.0.266 link. I just want to know what is open source archive.
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How unbrick bricked device

So I want to root my android xperia sp c502 I was wondering what if I bricked my device is there way to unbrick it can it be repair. Is rooting worth it risk or I should forget the idia.
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Android x86 Issues [duplicate]

I have Android 4.3, x86 installed on Dell Inspiron 15. When I load a YouTube video, Android "restarts" and brings me back to the home screen. Whenever I try doing other video-watching activities, it ...
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A real Android ISO File

Most of the ones given can't even play videos, they just crash when I try doing anything remotely heavy. Is there no true ISO file that plays videos and can handle anything that a normal tablet can? ...
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How to find and access USB drive in android x86?

I've installed Android x86 4.3 version on my Asus laptop but the WiFi feature is not working so I can't download and install apps I want. Then I thought about installing apk from a USB flash drive ...
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Prestigio MultiPhone 5430 and nonexistant boot/recovery partitions

I've got the Prestigio MultiPhone 5430. It's built on Intel Medfield platform. The phone isn't popular as it was released about 6-7 months ago. Because (as far as I know) nobody before me has tried ...
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How to access USB drive with android browser? [duplicate]

How to access USB drive via browser? I'm using modified tablet laptop with 3 USB ports and 1 SD card slot but I can't access them. I've try using "file:///SDCARD/" but isn't working... I don't have ...
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Download location for Android 4.4 x86 (64bit)

Where can we download following Android 4.4 ISO Android 4.4 64bit ISO I have checked at following location https://code.google.com/p/android-x86/downloads/list Seems like android-x86 4.3 is the ...
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Root Android x86 VirtualBox

I have installed Android-x86, version 4.3 Jellybean iso image into virtual box, and want to run some applications that require root privileges. Is there any way to root it?
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Android x86 Virtual box with Internet and connection to adb?

I have Android x86 4.2 Installed on my Virtual Box. My main purpose is debug with eclipse and get internet on Android Some how i am able to get internet and also able to connect from adb (of ADT) but ...
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Android-x86 in Vmware workstation fails to start

I need to emulate an Android 4.2 device in Vmware Workstation 7.1. I downloaded the image android-x86-4.2-20130228.iso from http://www.android-x86.org/download. I tried to run it as a live-cd and ...
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Which Android x86 image from the official site will work for Dell XPS 15?

I want to try to install Android x86 on my XPS 15. However, I don't know which image I should select. Which one would be close to my configuration? Also, is there a custom image I can use as a general ...
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how to install android OS on desktop pc? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to install Android on a PC? Can we install Android OS on to a desktop? If yes can some one share the same thing. I have tried steps from How-To-Geek and ...
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Android X86 and Grub

So I've installed Android X86 on my wetab tablet, using the corvus mod files found here, but for some reason, my tablet now boots right into a grub 0.97 command line (I suspect it does this because ...
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Install Android-x86 on USB drive

I am live booting the Asus laptop version of Android-x86 4.0 on my Acer Laptop from my USB Pendrive. Everything is working fine, however I want to install the OS on the USB drive instead of live ...
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Internal hard disk partitions (sda2) not showing in android system

I have a x86 system (Asus Eee Pc)having hard disk of 232 GB, in which 4 GB allocated for Android and rest I don't know where it is gone. If I open super user and running this command in android ...
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How to change screen resolution on android rooted device?

I run android-x86 as VMware image, and I dedicated the whole second display for it. Display's resolution is 1024x768, but resolution in android is lower, it seems something about 800x480. Is there a ...
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Is there some SSH server for android-x86?

I am using Android ICS x86 build for debug purposes in VMware Workstation, but I can't find any ssh server, so how can I install ssh server on it? I've tried SSHDroid, Dropbear SSH and some others - ...
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How to use a logical disk partition as an SD card in Android-x86

Android-x86 4.0.4 (ICS) runs beautifully on my netbook and it can even mount USB sticks as SD cards, but now I would like to use an available hard disk space (logical partition, /dev/sda7) as a ...
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Unable to boot Android in a multiboot PC configuration

I installed "android x86 4.0 rc1 asus_laptop iso" on /sda3 (NTFS partition created in Windows 7) of my Advent Verona recently. I already run Windows 7 and Linux Mint 11 so was dual booting with GRUB. ...
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Which .iso to download to install Android on my home PC?

I checked the Android-x86 downloads list. It contains .iso files for Laptops. I want to install Android on home PC.
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How to see other partitions using the Terminal Emulator and mount them?

I just installed Android on my netbook and it caused it to not see Linux Mint on my machine and I'm assuming it removed it from the GRUB. Now the first problem is how do I see the contents of my ...
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What Android distro can boot from USB stick in PC/Laptop?

I have an old HP Pavilion dv2000 laptop with a busted hard drive. I want to put a compatible Android distro onto a USB thumb, plug this in to the laptop and boot into it and use it for casual www ...
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Is it possible to run Android applications on (normal) Linux?

Since Android is a forked Linux kernel plus software stack I am wondering whether there are any projects or ideas regarding creating a version of Android that can be added to a Linux system to allow a ...
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Trying google mobile android on my pc

In order to try google mobile android on my pc (See this Website) I downloaded the file liveandroidv0.3.iso and used the 'Universal Netboot Installer' software to write the image on USB device. After ...
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Is it possible to install Android on a PC?

Is it possible to install Android on a PC? If so, how would this be accomplished?