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Go to Samsung Kies software, on top left of the window, click the menu > Driver recovery. Let it reinstall drivers After driver installation finished, go to your phone, Settings> Application > Development, tick USB debugging mode. Under USB debugging mode connect your phone to the PC with USB. It installs correctly! Disconnect from PC Untick USB debugging ...


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What fixed it for me was clicking on the "Connected as a media device" up at the top left corner, de-selecting Media Device (MTP) and then checking Camera (PTP). This essentially made it show up as a different kind of USB device with different options and allowed the process to work perfectly.


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.exe Files are Windows binaries (i.e. executable files/applications/programms) that can not be run natively on a Android system. I am sure the Play Store (or the alternatives of the Play Store) will have an equivalent app to the .exe file you are trying to run.


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Uninstall Kies and all drivers, then reboot. Download and install the appropriate drivers from this XDA post. Download and install Kies Mini from Samsung.com (Support at the top, then just select your phone model and go to software). Connect your phone!


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I had that on my old HTC Magic a couple of times, it is supposedly down to not properly doing the Eject Disk bit in Windows and Unmount drive bit on the phone before unplugging it. After it had annoyed me enough times by asking me to repair the disk every time, I unplugged the micro-SD card from my phone, put it in a USB SD card reader, plugged that ...


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First back up your data, all of it, internal and external SD memory. Then connect your phone to your PC choosing the Mass Storage option (first make it ask you before connect how to connect), then walk through all of your applications checking for any folder named cache or anything similar, then delete whatever is in it. If you came across any other kind of ...


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I had the same problem with Kindle Fire Utility, and I actually figured this out. The install_drivers.bat replaces the driver, which is not what you want! You need both drivers in place, the regular Amazon Kindle one, and the ADB driver. To get it to work: Uninstall the Android ADB driver in Device Manager (right click to do this) In Device Manager, right ...


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Chor WaiChun mentioned this on a locked question you posted on StackOverflow: I've seen somewhere stated that this behaviour is because both android and linux run on same kernel, and same situation goes to developing android on mac. Both OS runs in very similar OS kernel with Android, that is why they don't need any drivers. These are just ...


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For viewing the phone's screen from your PC you could use a solution from this question: How to capture video stream from Android phone screen and show it on laptop?. You might be able to get up to 30 FPS depending on the quality. A clever way to control the game externally, if you don't want to hold the phone, is to attach it to a gaming steering wheel :P ...


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You could check out this wake on LAN plugin for Tasker / Locale. (Haven't tried it - would be interested to hear how you get on if you give it a go)


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You can solve this issue either from the Android side or from the Windows side: From the Android side Tap your device "menu" button, and select "settings"; Tap "Wireless & networks"; Tap "Wi-Fi settings"; Tap your device "menu" to bring up extra options and select "advanced"; Tap "Use static IP"; Fill in your local network static IP details and dns ...


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I think the answer here is "in all practicability, no." One hypothetical alternative would be USB host support, and to mount an external hard drive or thumb drive onto your phone. This would mean doing something like this, How To Mount External Hard Drive to Your XOOM. This seems impractical and potentially dangerous (who knows if that OTG cable might cause ...


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No, you don't need to install the Android SDK. The SDK's drivers don't work for the Galaxy S, actually, at least not the last time I tried. You best bet is to download Samsung Kies and update the drivers through it, as per this answer to another question. You can get Kies most easily from Samsung UK here.


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You can connect the device to the PC with a USB cable and access it via Explorer in the same way that you would a thumb drive. In addition, I like using Dropbox to sync files in a wireless fashion. I find this to be much easier and does not restrict movement of handset.


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It is always enabled on the Kindle Fire. You simply need to add the Fire's device ID to your android_usb.ini file so that the Google ADB drivers will find it. You can do this from the command line very easily with: echo 0x1949 >> "%USERPROFILE%\.android\adb_usb.ini Then restart adb adb kill-server adb start-server And you should be good to go. ...


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This is really a continuation of @Zuul's answer, to cover the DNS settings in Android 4.0+ (ICS), which is a little harder to find IMO. AFAIK Zuul's answer covers Android <2.3 settings. From the Android side (Android 4.0+ ICS) Settings WiFi (click on word "WiFi", not ON/OFF switch) Press and hold (long tap) your wireless network until dialog pops up ...


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Unfortunately, it's a big problem. Google apparently decided to go MTP only route since it does not require unmounting the storage from the Android side when you connect it to your computer. So: You cannot assign a drive letter to an MTP device. Here's my answer on superuser.com explaining why. There is a program named Alt Mounter that supposely solves ...


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I have exactly the same device as you, down to the Android version and build number. I discovered that it was necessary to change my USB transfer mode. You can do this on the Nexus 7 by going to Settings > Storage, clicking on the strange menu icon in the top right hand corner and selecting "USB computer connection". I then changed the storage mode to ...


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You could turn on "USB Tethering", then run some media server like VLC carefully configured with RTSP streaming on your local server. Then open up the stock browser on android, type in your local ip (prefixed with rtsp:// protocol instead of http) of the pc followed by the port number as set in VLC or equivalent. The Android media player should launch if all ...


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Go and download the Android SDK installer. When the SDK setup tool runs, you can select the USB Drivers The drivers will be in <install_directory>extras\google\usb_driver find the android_winusb.inf and right click it click install if right click -> install doesn't work, then try the following Start Menu -> Right Click Computer -> Click ...


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It sounds like you're trying to broadcast a wireless signal using your laptop so that your mobile devices can connect to it. If you set this up via the standard Windows 7 networking tools it would have created an ad-hoc network, and Android does not support ad-hoc connections out-of-the-box. You can, however, use a "softAP" (that is - software access point) ...


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The hint from Omar proved to be the best for me. I found out that a wallpaper app installed long extension files in my SD card and I happened to find a sub-folder named "cache" inside the folder carrying the app´s name. Once I deleted it and reinserted the usb cable onto the phone, "voilá", the PC recognized it again on MTP mode!!


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For this to work seamlessly you would need an SMB server on your phone. There is such an app, available via this forum thread. It needs root, and it looks like results vary by device. At least one reason why root is required is that normal users aren't allowed to open ports below 1024, whilst by convention, SMB servers use ports 135-139. An alternative ...


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This says you should be able to use the "google drivers" after some minor tweaking. If your device came with any software for your PC, it will have the "official" drivers though, and I recommend using them. You must have Android SDK installed before you can proceed. If you don’t have it already, proceed to our guide on what is ADB and how to ...


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There's also gtalksms which will send any SMS messages back out through Google Talk. I registered an extra Gmail account for the phone to use and it just sends them to me in the normal chat client I use on my PC.


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There's Android notifier and SMS2PC. PDANet will also do it, along with tethering.



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