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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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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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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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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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`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 allows ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Do not trap home key for TV PC

I doubt this is possible. From Android Developer Center (Google's official site): Key code constant: Home key. This key is handled by the framework and is never delivered to applications. ...
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reverse usb tethering works, but no internet

You just need to configure the dhcp. Open Terminal emulator and type in: su . The $ will change to #. Type the following command in Terminal Emulator: netcfg rndis0 dhcp The name for usb ...
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Running Android on a PC as a nondeveloper, just to run apps

Yes, Bluestacks is the best option for your needs. Particularly suitable for game players, you can run any app on it. No need to download any extra; after downloading Bluestacks on your PC, just log ...
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Would I install android studio with 2 GB RAM

No. You need at least 3 GB RAM. Source.
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CyanogenMod installer won't connect to internet

Because this question is in the active category, I'll give an updated answer. CyanogenMod was discontinued on December 27th, 2016. Because of this, their webserver also went down, which would cause ...
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How to transfer files between BlueStacks and Windows PC?

BlueStacks only provide a way to access a subfolder of the sdcard /storage/sdcard/windows/BstSharedFolder which in Windows has the path C:\ProgramData\BlueStacks\Engine\UserData\SharedFolder. The ...
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How to transfer files between BlueStacks and Windows PC?

You can install Total Commander app in BlueStacks along with FTP and SCP/SFTP (SSH) plugins and transfer the files over the network to your local PC. On Mac SSH can be enabled and transferred to your ...
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How to transfer files between BlueStacks and Windows PC?

If you want to transfer a relatively big file (i.e. 1GB): Download Droid Splitter on your Blue Stack and split the big file into smaller chunks using Droid Splitter. Transfer the smaller files to ...
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Android folder does not show up in Windows 7

This also happened to me. This is because of a code issue in Android itself, no matter what version you are running it up to until Marshmallow 6.0.1, not with Windows. The workaround is to move or ...
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How to get permission for directly writing files to SD card from a PC

@LongTTH First of all, I'm not on Kitkat, but on Lollipop, just in case... You can copy files from you PC to your phone through Xender, it works perfectly. But first you must get rid of the ...
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How to pull mmcblk0 to a windows pc?

Try: dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0 of=/sdcard/something.bin You can do that in a Terminal Emulator or ADB shell. It requires only root access. You can then pull this file to your desktop. I don't know of ...
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