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Microsoft Windows is a series of operating systems from Microsoft.

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How does Windows interact with Android Internal Storage?

I have a simple question which I can't find the answer for We all know that Microsoft Windows doesn't support partition formats such as ext4 or f2fs, however even this being the case, how can it ...
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Connect J7 to wifi / wire / or computer internet (for updates) [faulty built-in wifi]

Good Day! Hereby with a problem I become mad I had a Samsung J7 SM-J730F with what I believe is a faulty wifi (board has little corrosion where wifi should be place) I have reset back to factory, ...
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Is it possible to install windows in android tablets?

I want to have Windows in Android, Is it possible to install windows in android tablets?
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Why does an app have a different icon on my actual phone vs on Bluestacks and its Desktop Icon?

Why does an app have a different icon on my actual phone vs on Bluestacks and its Desktop Icon? The icons do work, and are related to the app they're for. The app is "Eternal Senia: Hydrangea after ...
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Is there any way to edit .wim files on an Android phone?

Do you know any scripts or software that would help me integrate drivers and additional programs into .wim files directly on my Android phone?
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Fastboot doesn't see device but ADB does (windows 10)

I am attempting the unlock the bootloader on my Google Pixel 2 XL. I know this problem seems to be very common, but I have yet been unable to find a solution for my particular case after searching ...
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Running a Windows emulator that can act as a file server and actually run Windows programs

I've tried using Wine emulator as well as Limbo PC emulator, but neither worked the way I wanted them to. I want to be able to have it be a full windows environment that can run something like a ...
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What could I do to rescue some files from my sm-t320?

I installed cyanogenmod and twrp v2.8.7.0 a very long time ago. Now that the O.S. has broken I'd like to copy some files to pc (windows 10), but I failed to find any solution til now on forums/youtube....
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Fastboot Device not Detecting my Device

I'm following this tutorial about how to unlock bootloader on Moto. My device is a Moto G5, and my computer has windows 10. On the command line, I can type adb devices and it returns my device. I ...
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BSOD on any Android Emulator - IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

When I first got the BSOD, BlueScreenView told me it was just ntoskrnl.exe. So, I used Verifier to figure out which driver was causing the problem and it was always related to an Android emulator. I ...
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Transferring data from mi note 7 to win 10 pc

I am facing strange issue. I transfer files from mi note 7 to win10 pc over usb connection. among several files there were files named i and l. The contents of the files is what i want it to be in ...
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Get Android notifications in Windows

This question doesn't seem to have been asked here before, although the exact opposite question (get Windows notifications in Android) has been asked. I'm thinking here of getting notifications in ...
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How to setup a Internet connection sharing from Windows 10 PC to Smart TV Box?

I have an Internet connection from my Windows 10 PC via PPPoE through a 100 mbps Switch device. The integrated network cards are Intel Gigabit LAN, Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 3168. An Android 7.1 TV ...
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How to Pull mmcblk0 directly to PC [duplicate]

I looked over this link. How to pull mmcblk0 to a windows pc? Unfortunately, I wasn't able to pull. I've tried a lot of other methods such as remounting and such to get it as read-write, but I just ...
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How to restore audio and video chatting on Viber running on Bluestacks 4 on Windows 7?

I am running Viber on the Android emulator Bluestacks 4 on Windows 7 Pro on my laptop. I do not have a smartphone. Until today I could use Viber to chat with my contacts using text and also to chat ...
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Connect from windows to distant FTP server through the sharing connection

I have a Mi mix 2s phone (good phone) but I have an issue with it. I'm a webdevelopper and I'm sharing my 4G connection to my computer (Windows 10) but I can not use FTP (to connect to a distant ...
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How can I access Internal Storage + SD Card as a drive on Windows?

On an unrooted Samsung phone, how can I access and modify the files on both /sdcard/ (internal storage) and the actual SD card, from my computer, as real folders and files (not PTP/MTP/etc which don't ...
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Run windows 10 ARM on QEMU

I have downloaded the Windows 10 arm on my Android phone but the problem stops when I press any keys to boot from the CD or DVD Can anyone tell me what I can do to make it go off successfully This is ...
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Why do I have to download music to Android internal storage then copy to SD card to work?

Samsung 9+ 128 GB SanDisk SD Card Android version 8.0.0 (Samsung Experience version 9.0) Service provider Verizon The issue I'm having is with copying music files from my Windows 10 PC directly to ...
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exagear and wine on Termux

How do I install exagear emulator or anything similar to it on the Termux? Translate x86 applications to run on Wine on arm64 processors on Termux on Android to run Windows applications on Wine. Wine ...
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.hidden folders not showing in Windows Explorer

I have a Samsung s5 running Android v6.0.1 and a Samsung s9+ running v8.0.0. Neither are rooted. When I plug either phone into PC running Windows 8.1, I can't see any .hidden folders on the phones ...
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Unable to copy certain backed-up folders from PC to new microSD card

I bought a bigger microSD card for my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. I took out the old card and copied its content to a folder on my PC, via a card reader. Then I put the new card in the reader, formatted ...
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Android users cannot access Windows SMB file shares

Android users on domain cannot access the SMB file server (Windows Server 2012r2). Windows desktop users connect, and iOS users connect if they use a file browsing app that supports SMBv3. Android ...
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How to make a full backup and restore (including ROM) using Windows PC via USB?

This should be simple, but apparently, it is not. I want to make a full backup of my Xiaomi MI A2 (ROM, App, Data, All) to my Windows PC via USB. If there is a problem (boot loop, crash, anything), ...
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Is there a way to restore a Titanium backup from PC to a crashed ROM?

If I have complete Titanium backup copied to my PC (where I imagine the ROM is copied too). More than 200 files. Now I have a crashed ROM (boot looping). Is there a simple way to restore this ...
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How to automatically copy contents from the connected phone

I'm looking for an approach (for Windows) to copy certain phone contents (say Downloads/ dir) automatically to a certain PC directory, after setting the USB mode to "File transfer". Theoretically it ...
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Would I install android studio with 2 GB RAM [closed]

Would I install Android Studio on my PC that have Window 7 and 2 GB RAM?
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File Explorer Can See Folder But Can't See File Windows 10 Network Sharing

I can't seem to see the files in the folders from my shared folder. I turned all of the password and everything off for ease. But it doesn't seem to work. I can see the folders and everything. But not ...
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I connected my Google Pixel to my PC using a USB A to USB C cable claiming to support data transfer, but it doesn't show up in Device Manager

I'm running Windows 10 and Android 9. I can't see the phone in Windows, so I can't transfer files or install apps I'm developing; I'm quite disappointed!
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Run Android app on PC but outside of Emulator screen

I know we can Android apps on PC using emulator like Andy or Bluestack. What I really want to know if there's a way to run the app using the emulator but outside of Emulator screen. For example - I ...
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Can I use my phone's internet to download files in a Win95 VM in Limbo emulator?

I installed Limbo emulator from the Play Store, and found a Windows 95osr2 .img file on the internet. I want to install Opera instead of IE inside the VM, and use it to download some music. I can't ...
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Whatsapp's “WhatsApp Video” folder not visible from my PC

I'm using Whatsapp on Nexus 5 (Android 6.0.1) and several folders used by Whatsapp are not visible when accessed from a Windows 10 PC (connected through USB in MTP, file transfer mode). From my PC "...
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Create playlist once in Windows and use in Android

Is there a way to do this? I have .mp3 files in a folder on my Windows PC and the same folder on android.
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How can i connect Samsung core 2 to windows ?

I have a Samsung Galaxy core 2. Its model number is SM-G355H. When i try to connect with data cable it does not connect with windows 10" ? Can anyone suggest what should do? I google and installed ...
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Copying url file from Windows 10 computer to Samsung Galaxy A5 fails, system sound sounds

I have created a .url file using Windows Explorer on a Windows 10 computer. When I try to copy the .url file to my Samsung Galaxy A5 phone the file cannot be copied to my phone. I just hear a strange ...
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I cannot backup the data between PC and ES file in bluestacks, windows folder shows question mark , not sure what that is

I can go to the sharefolder on my PC, but not in the ESfile of bluestacks
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Access Android SD from Windows 7 via card reader

I want to backup my sd-card, before using it in my new phone. So I used a card reader to connect it to my Windows 7 notebook. Sadly the partition is not mounted to a drive letter, altough I can see it ...
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Running Android on a PC as a nondeveloper, just to run apps

I am an Android user running Android 7.0 (Nougat) on a Wiko Sunny 2 Plus device with 4GB internal storage, most of which is taken up by pictures and WhatsApp data. I have purchased this device because ...
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DroidExplorer won't open after a few runs

I have faced this issue over three times now. I reinstall Windows, use Droid Explorer a couple of times and after about 10 uses, Droid Explorer stops working. So the issue is Droid Explorer crashes ...
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Enable “USB Internet” for Android 6.0

With earlier versions of Android there was the option to connect your mobile phone via USB cable with your windows PC and enable "USB Internet" to share the internet connection from your PC with your ...
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Access Windows folders on USB connected Android device

This webpage: How to Access a Shared Folder on Android makes use of ES File Explorer, using Wi-Fi. Can we access Windows folders using a USB connection (in Transfer Files mode)? More specifically, is ...
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Blackberry Priv won't connect to Windows 7 for file transfer

I posted this question before but it was "protected", so I can't answer it. So I'm reposting it so that I can answer my own question. I can't get my Blackberry Priv to connect as anything other than ...
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Stream audio from PC to Android 7 over USB without creating a local network

My work computer's DAC is awful, and I lost my USB DAC, so I'd like to use my phone as a DAC if possible, to enjoy average music quality while working. However, my phone has a very poor internet ...
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Pixel 2 Android Phone to Lenovo Windows 10 Bluetooth Won't Pair

My Pixel 2 Android phone WILL NOT pair via Bluetooth with my Lenovo ThinkPad Windows 10 laptop PC. I have tried everything including uninstalling antivirus/firewall software on both devices. Neither ...
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why i am not able to transfer images from Redmi 1s to my laptop via bluetooth?

Well, I was trying to transfer images from my REDMI 1S device to my laptop but don't know why my every attempt is unsuccessful whether I am trying to send images in bulk or one at a time?Can anyone ...
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APK & Bluestacks

I just downloaded Bluestacks and am trying to open an APK file, but everytime I download an APK my Windows 10 saves it as a PDK. Also, I don't see the option on Bluestacks to handle the APK file. ...
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reverse usb tethering works, but no internet

For a hobby project I'm building a system manager for a gaming pc. Instead of a custom touch screen and microcontroller I'm trying to use an old Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9100). For useabilty I'm trying to ...
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Backup of internal and SD storage via script (USB)

tl;dr I want to backup my internal storage and SD card contents when connected via USB cable due to potentially large amounts of data I don't want to use WiFi-based programs failed attempt at using ...
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How to use “USB Mass Storage Mode” on Android 4.3+

Followup on How has USB File Transfer changed in Android changed over the years? I've learned that Android 4.3 and later versions don't have this feature because Micro$oft. Newer options, Media ...
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Why is my android phone portscanning my PC?

I have bitdefender whining about my PC being portscanned. The logs show that it is coming from my android phone (which has static address). Is that normal? How can i figure out the app that is doing ...