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How to transfer files between BlueStacks and Windows PC?

For BlueStacks App Player for Windows v 0.9.0.4049 and higher There is a shared folder between BlueStacks and Windows: BlueStacks: /sdcard/windows/BstSharedFolder (you may need to install a file ...
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Windows 10 Fastboot Driver

By looking at the inf file, you can find that it tells to use the WinUSB driver. So there is a better solution than disabling driver signature enforcement, you can use the tool Zadig (http://zadig....
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Android 5.0 Lollipop device not detected via USB

After a couple of days of digging, I found the solution to this issue. I opened up Device Manager. My first problem is I was looking for Android Composite ADB Interface, which is what it usually is ...
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Launch AVD manager from command line

There is no way to launch AVD manager from cmdline (It is deprecated) There is no way to launch AVD from cmd line. But you can use avdmanager cmdline tool to create, delete, move, list & edit your ...
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How to install ADB drivers on Windows 10 (OPO)

Try the 15-seconds ADB/drivers all-in-one installer. You could also install the Samsung drivers rather than conventional OnePlus drivers. I installed these drivers and I've had mine working since ...
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Windows 10 Fastboot Driver

I found the solution myself: Windows 10 somehow does not want to install the driver, as it can not verify the manufacturer. So the driver from Sony Developer's site works just fine. After deactivating ...
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Share WIFI from PC over USB

Different ways of sharing interet connection from Windows to other devices Nowadays there is a lot of ways to share internet connection to other devices and each method has its pros and cons. Here ...
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Connecting Android Devices to Windows 7 via Bluetooth

I located a solution from this youtube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZNPO1gMcoA and thought I would share here since this was the first result when I began looking for a solution. The ...
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Drive letter for MTP connection under Windows

My method is based on the answer suggesting WebDAV. It could be replicated by an FTP, Samba or other networked file server. Essentially you start a WebDAV server on your android device, and mount it ...
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How to transfer files between BlueStacks and Windows PC?

BlueStacks Media Manager Bluestacks now has a Media Manager that you can use to easily import/export files.
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How do I view Google Camera's motion photos on my Windows PC?

I did some experimenting based on the answer by James Henstridge and came up with a simple PHP script that successfully split every Google Camera's motion photo I threw at it. 2022-01-24 - Code has ...
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Why does Windows think my phone has 52 GiB of internal disk space whereas my phone sees 64 GB?

Your phone is showing you the total amount of storage inside your device. This includes a bunch of partitions containing the operating system, radio image, preloaded apps, bootloader, recovery, etc. ...
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How do I view Google Camera's motion photos on my Windows PC?

I haven't seen any software to view them other than on the Google Photos website. I was curious about this so started pulling apart one of the photos from my phone, and here's what I found: The ...
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Is it possible to connect Nexus 4 to Windows Server 2012 R2?

Actually Windows Experience Feature is the answer! I had the same problem and could not install usb drivers for a MotoG on a win2012 Server, but when I installed Desktop Experience feature, all runs ...
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A Windows PC software is pushing its app onto my android devices. How can I avoid it?

You (or someone else) probably accidentally click this banner on the main screen. And "Accept" the offer. (Note: this dialog may also pop-up on reboot) - OR - Avast pushed the installation ...
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Cannot connect my Nexus 5X to Windows 10 PC

Okay I finally found something which helped me. The Media Feature Pack for Windows 10 N & KN (all editions) alias KB-3010081 is for the first version of Windows 10. But for the Windows 10 with ...
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Android Emulator change system sound

I'm running Windows 10 and I found that when launching the Android emulator, it would disable my Dolby audio enhancements. I simply had to turn it back on in the Sound properties.
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Unable to get bluestack downloaded data

My path to shared data is C:\ProgramData\BlueStacks\Engine\UserData\SharedFolder
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adb.exe runs then disappears

As esQmo_ guessed in the comments on my question, my antivirus (Avast) was blocking adb.exe, probably with some silly "heuristic protection" feature. I checked my quarantine folder and found it chock ...
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adb pull says it pulled all of the files from my Android phone into my Windows PC but in reality it didn't

Just pulling all files via adb to a WIndows computer has multiple problems: Android/Linux allows multiple files in one directory that just differ in their case. The file-system on Linux allow ...
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Move photos from Android to PC wirelessly *in one step*

I don't know about Windows, but on Ubuntu Linux this is easily scripted using the photo management app Digikam. Digikam can be configured to recognize the device and automatically download the ...
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Asphalt career performance isn't synced between my PC and Android phone

According to Ryan from Gameloft, writing on the Touch Arcade iOS forum, Asphalt 8: Airborne doesn't sync save games between different platforms:- no, Asphalt 8 doesn't have cross-platform save ...
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Mount Android file system on Windows or Linux

I cannot answer the Windows part – but the Ubuntu part I can answer for sure, as I'm using that as well and mount my devices from my computer, sometimes with full r/w access. What I use needs ADB ...
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How to transfer files between BlueStacks and Windows PC?

use import windows file app that come along with bluestacks.
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Will running virtual machine on Android completely turn my Android into Windows phone

No we cant. BOCHS is a single thread program. And till now, individual processor cores aren't that strong for any android till today to run any modern OS as intended. Infact, even you you managed to ...
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How to install ADB drivers on Windows 10 (OPO)

I couldn't update the ADB driver on Windows 10. When I tried installing the generic Google ADB driver by clicking on "Browse my computer for driver software" and choosing the driver folder, Windows ...
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Windows 8 does not recognize HUAWEI Y536A1 for debugging

First make sure that you have virtualization on in the BIOS. Next, make sure you have done what I have done in my question. What I forgot to do was install the android_winusb file in the usb_driver ...
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Cannot connect my Nexus 5X to Windows 10 PC

This worked for me (without having to download the media feature pack). On your phone (after connecting to PC): Open the notifications bar. Tap USB connection notification (USB for charging) Select ...
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Attempt to root AVD running Android 4.4/5.1 is failing

I have tested and found that irrespective of the version of Android, if the ABI is arm, armeabi or maybe even mips (not sure), the process of rooting is going to work. They didn't worked for me, as of ...
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How to install TWRP if usb device not recognised?

Since you already have a version of TWRP flashed and working, you can use it to flash your new recovery image without the aid of a PC. Boot into TWRP, select Install and follow the screenshots for ...
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