New answers tagged samsung-kies
Just run the Kies with Administrator permission. For windows 7 right click on the "Samsung Kies" or the "Samsung Kies(Lite)" version and select "Run as Administrator"
I actualy got it by doing the update from a Windows 7 computer. Kies seems to have difficulties with Windows 8.
It is an app that is used to update your smartphone or tablet. The only way to kill it is to root your phone and uninstall it. It is a system app and cannot be killed.
Kies via WiFi (a stock ROM app) connects your phone to the Kies software on your computer via WiFi. I am on CM10.1, which doesn't have Kies via WiFi. BUT, there is probably a setting in the Kies via WiFi app that lets you disable the auto-connect function.
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.
Same problem for me (SGS2 i777) on Windows 7 64bits: I could fix it by going to control panel=>programs=>programs and features. There is an option called Run programs made for previous versions of windows: click on it, follow the steps, troubleshooting will start and a list of programs will appear, once the list is populated select Samsung Kies lite and ...
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