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Okay, this is no daily task. I forgot two steps... When in recovery mode, press the power button and volume up. A new screen will popup. Select "Apply update from ADB" Sorry peeps. Hope this will help some people though.. Maybe...
it sounds like you don't have the correct drivers installed. there is a third-party windows based toolkit that runs a setup wizard available online. makes the driver install very easy. you can download it here.
Okay this is extremely weird, but I've found this with more than one laptop (one HP and one Acer). For some reason the second USB port from the front of laptop never works with certain devices. My 3G dongle and now my Moto X would not be detected properly and said 'unrecognized device'. I had the same issues as the original question, but after switching ...
Go to Settings-->Storage-->Menu(3 dots in the corner) and tap USB computer connection. When there, make sure MTP and PTP are both unchecked.
Make sure you have the right driver installed. If it is, try the same on a Windows 7 computer (or VM).
Answering my own question: After much search I found this post by Koushik Dutta who kindly shared his own developed Universal ADB Driver. In there I found the installer (UniversalAdbDriverSetup6.msi) and the source code for it. After running it, my iRulu U2 is now recognized by Device Manager as HTC Android Interface:
Sometimes win8 will refuse using drivers as they aren't signed for win8. Same problem occured on my machine when trying to install the drivers for xperia z2. You can try this: Press and hold "shift" and reboot win8, then choose "startup options" or similar entry in the menu, then choose reboot. Choose option 7 or F7 and reboot again. Driver should install ...
The Android SDK does not have specific drivers for all devices; really on Nexus devices and those devices that use Google's vendor ID are directly supported (on Windows at least). The drivers can be modified to work with different devices though; I found a version for the Nokia X here. You could also manually modify them yourself by following this ...
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