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Is it possible to access the desktop files from Android device ?
The device is connected to the desktop through USB.

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Yes, its possible. But, not with ADB. ADB server runs only in Android (Device or Emulator). On PC, you get ADB client only.

With USB, you've got a network. Install a FTP, Samba or SSH server (like FileZilla Server) on PC & use a FTP, Samba or SSH client app (like AndFTP) on Android device to pull files from PC.

You can do the same over air, too. Just connect PC & Android device in same Wi-Fi network & do the same. If you don't have Wi-Fi router, use Connectify or mHotspot (assuming its Windows PC) to make a virtual hotspot.

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