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Android device recognized but cannot access files on it

Q: Android device recognized but cannot access files on it

Hello!

This is definitely a Windows 10 thing. If I connect either my Nexus 5 or my LG G4 to my PC via USB the phone is recognized. I can see it in Windows Explorer but clicking on it does nothing, no access to files.

Before I made the jump from Vista to Windows 10 it worked fine. There has to be some setting someplace. I did apply a hotfix (KB3099229_x64) which was supposed to fix the issue. It did not!

If there's some trick to it could you share it with me???

Thanks for you help way in advance!

Dave

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A: Android device recognized but cannot access files on it

Are you sure you switched your phone to "File transfer" mode, as opposed to "Charging only" mode? Because this is exactly what happens when you connect an Android phone in "Charging only" mode: it becomes visible in Windows (e.g. in File Explorer), but shows as empty device - no file access.

In standard cookie-cutter Android Marshmallow you are supposed to manually switch the phone to "File transfer" mode every time you connect it to the computer. (Before Marshmallow it was possible to set a default mode, but for some reason they removed that capability in Marshmallow).

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hey guys, I use my android phone to access my files in my pc through es file explorer but after i upgraded to windows 10 i can't access it anymore but seems to work fine if i turn off my windows firewall for my private network help please
 

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I've done a Windows 10 FCU clean install I'm not able to access my shared folders via Android N devices using a simple LAN connection with Solid Explorer. The only error I get is "A problem occurred with network communication". I've tried to login with my admin password, as a guest, disabling the password, allowing unprotected accesses, disabling Windows firewall, nothing worked. Do you have any suggestion?

A:Can't access to my PC via Android N device

I heard that the windows 10 FCU disables SMB1 you how to turn it back on, on your phone or via the app.

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I've done a Windows 10 FCU clean install I'm not able to access my shared folders via Android N devices using a simple LAN connection with Solid Explorer. The only error I get is "A problem occurred with network communication". I've tried to login with my admin password, as a guest, disabling the password, allowing unprotected accesses, disabling Windows firewall, nothing worked. Do you have any suggestion?

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I used to be able to access my Windows 10 machine from my Android tablet via smb:// but this has now stopped working. My Android file manager app can still discover and get the correct name of my PC, but username/password is no longer accepted.
The only thing that has changed since I last attempted to access my PC from my tablet is one or two automatic Windows updates.
I tried trouble shooting and got the ?one or more network protocols are missing on this computer? error, which it says it fixed in administrator mode, but it didn't change anything.
Googling on various fixes mostly seem to result in pages of people not able to connect to the internet at all, but that is not my problem.
Anyone encountered this?

A:Samba access from Android device stopped working

There is a File sharing app out there for Android devices. When connecting to workgroup shares on an Android OS or iOS device, the OS can block you from doing so, to protect the OS and device.

Windows uses CIFS for sharing, not SAMBA. The version of Samba that Microsoft uses, is a very crippled version and has had issues recently since the last update. Download ES File Explorer from the Google Play store and use that to access your shares. I have never had any issues with it.

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I was able to connect my Samsung Galaxy to my pc but still can't can't access my files, I was able to click the MTP but it's still not showing up. I also tried to use 2 different cables and restarted my phone but it's still not working. How can I fix this?
 

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I recently made my annual Christmas e card with an embedded midi file, works great in IE but does not on my Kindle Fire. I know this is off-topic for this forum but I can't find help anywhere else. Does anyone know the code for embedded midi's that will play on a Kindle? I know my Kindle can play a midi because I downloaded one to test it. I just can't hear it in the webpage.

Any help at all is appreciated!

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are you using the stock browser and is your ecard in flash? try boat browser or flashfox, also what OS version is the Kindle Fire?
EDIT: that is more of a question for your tablet over at XDA but I would probably just answer it there anyway.

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I would like to watch videos on my Windows laptop and have the audio play from my Android phone. Is this possible?

The reason I want to do this is my audio jack on my laptop seems to be broken. I'm often in the library or others places where headphones are essential.

A:How to Stream Audio on Android Device while keeping Video on Windows Device

That would be very difficult.
Lets first find out if your if your Audio jack is broken.
Go to Start/Search and type devmgmt.msc Right click the devmgmt results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Device Manager are there any yellow flags? If so, these devices need drivers installed.
What is the make and model# of your laptop? Go to the manufacturers support/download drivers and type in your make and model# or service tag # and download the Chipset and Audio driver for your computer.

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I inserted a 64 GB SD card in my SlateBook and although is recognized and I can see it in Storage, I can't move any app or files to it. Can you help me to know what need to be done to be able to use the additional space?

A:SD Card not recognized in my HP SlateBook 10 X2 with Android...

Hi, No, you can't move apps to the microSD card, you can only move user files such as videos, photos .... Regards.

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Hi: I am trying to connect my android Motorola G phone with my lenovo X230 laptop through USB but the phone is not recognized. Could some please help me with this? Thanks!

A:Android phone not recognized on Lenovo X230

Part 1. How to Connect Android to PC in USB ModeStep 1: Connect your Android phone into computer using a USB cable. You can use the same cable that you use to charge it.Step 2: Tap the ?USB? option from the Notification Panel on your Android device, then select ?MTP? mode.Step 3: Wait while the driver is installed, then open the ?Computer/This PC?, you?ll find your Android device.The procedure above is a normal connection between Android device and PC. If there is anything abnormal during your operation, you can try the tips in part 4. Please note, there is still one more step before the transfer and recovery tool can recognize your device. Just follow the steps in part 2 and 3 to proceed. Part 2. Enable USB Debugging on Different Android OS VersionOnly when USB debugging is turned on, can Android phone be recognized by development tools. The primary function of this mode is to facilitate a connection between an Android device and a computer with Android SDK (Software Development Kit). Phones running on different versions of Android OS have different ways to enable USB debugging mode. Please check the Android version of your phone first: Settings > About Phone > Android version.Detailed Steps on How to Enable USB Debugging on Different Android Versions: A. For Android 4.2 and above versions:Go to Settings > About Phone > navigate to Build Number > tap Build Number for seven times. Afterwards, a message will appear informing that you are now a... Read more

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hello
my problem is very confusing
every time i plug in a usb for android device it says it's not recognized by windows however the mobile or the tablet are charging via the USB but i cannot access the memory card
i tried installing intel USB driver , ADB driver but still no response
i use windows 8.1 last update was 3 days ago

A:android devices aren't recognized by my lenovo G580

Originally Posted by Zaref


hello
my problem is very confusing
every time i plug in a usb for android device it says it's not recognized by windows however the mobile or the tablet are charging via the USB but i cannot access the memory card
i tried installing intel USB driver , ADB driver but still no response
i use windows 8.1 last update was 3 days ago



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Hello,

I have a PC which is having a lot of trouble recognizing a USB data acquisition device. Starting from a situation where the PC *does* recognize the device, here is the basic pattern:

1. PC shows device in Device Manager under "Data Acquisition Devices".

2. If the PC is power-cycled via the power plug itself, the device is no longer recognized under Device Manager ("Unknown Device").

3. If the PC is power-cycled via Start Menu --> Turn Off, same results as above, no longer recognized.

4. If the PC is power-cycled via Start Menu --> Restart, no problems, device recognized.

When the device is not recognized, unplugging and replugging the USB cable makes no difference to the situation. In order to correct the issue, I disable and then enable via Device Manager (which also involves a restart).

This pattern is extremely repeatable.

I am working with WinXP SP2, Pentium, 2.8 GHz, 504 MB RAM.

This PC was returned from a customer site - the PC and USB device are used in a machine my company manufactures. Apparently this issue just started happening one day. We want not only to correct the issue, but in fact to understand the root cause and ensure it will not happen again in the future.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated - thanks!
 

A:USB Device Recognized / Not Recognized based on shut-down method

You could try reinstalling the usb drivers.
JohnWill has fix that is worth a try

Johnwill's solution

Create a file with NOTEPAD containing the following lines and save it as FIX.REG
-------------------------- Use text after this line --------------------------------
REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment]

"DEVMGR_SHOW_NONPRESENT_DEVICES"="1"
-------------------------- Use text before this line --------------------------------

Double click on FIX.REG and say yes to the Merge Into Registry question.

Unplug ALL USB devices.
Open Device Manager.
View, Show Hidden Devices.
Uninstall all devices under USB Controllers.
Uninstall all devices under Disk Drives that you know are not present.
Uninstall all devices under Storage Volumes. Say no to any reboot prompts until you are finished. Also, if a Storage Volume doesn't uninstall, ignore it and move to the next one.
If you have a yellow ? with unknown devices, uninstall all of the entries there as well.

When this is done, reboot TWICE.

Reconnect the USB devices and see if they're recognized properly.

NOTE: If you have a USB keyboard and/or mouse, you'll have to modify the instructions and leave enough parts for those to function. I don't have one yet, so I haven't had time to modify the instructions.
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Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
 

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Hello we were using a windows 7 Pro HP laptop and an external 500GB USB hard drive to store our data as the PC was becoming tempremental and eventually failed. We moved to a new windows 8.1 HP laptop and upgraded to windows 10. We can access most files on the drive but some files and or thier sufolders say access denied you do not have permission to access this folder and the options to access seem to send you round in circles. Is there a way to remove all the security restrictions on the files on the hard drive so the files can be accessed from any PC. We have tried in on another windows 10 laptop and get teh same result we can open some files but not all. the log in is set as the administrator I hope somebody can help Thank you

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I set up Windows OS8.1 (standard) on a headless server (Mediasmart ex490). My goal is to run Plex on this server and use it as a media server. Because standard version doesn't have Remote Desktop, I want to use TeamViewer to remote in.

From my desktop (Windows 10), the server shows up in my network under Media Devices (is that right?) and I can access the files on it. However, when I try to remote into it using TeamViewer, it's listed as offline. The Plex server I installed on the drive also shows up under Media Devices in the network but that is also offline.

I took the hard drive out of the server and dropped it into my desktop and everything works fine. I can remote into it using TeamViewer, Plex shows up on network, etc. but as soon as I put the drive back into the server, the above problems happen.

As the server is headless, I've set the power settings on the drive to never sleep and tried setting it to auto login to desktop without password and still no luck.

Any ideas? Can't really see why this drive would behave so different in my desktop than it does in my server. Although when drive is in my desktop, the connection is wifi. In the server, it's connected via ethernet. Could that have something to do with it?

Thanks

A:Network device - can access files but displays as offline

Just a quick check, You have Teamveiwer running on both systems and you have the Local LAN option checked on both systems and the autoconnect settings are set up From your system the "plex" system should show on the sidebar in Teamviewer

BTW if you set up Teamviewer correctly and allow Login support you can add a password and actually log-in remotely which is the normal way with a server

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.exe files are saying windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

I have tried everything i can think of. The only way i can get to command prompt is by pressing f8 on startup, the going to repair my computer.

I have opened the registry from there and turned on the hidden admin account. I still get this error when trying to run exes from this account.

The only thing that i can do is boot from cd and run whatever is on that cd. I have tried running trinity repair and this didnt do anything either. I only ran the first option but it will not let me run the virus scans because it cannot update since its not connected to the internet.

This happens even in safe mode. In safe mode or regular mode the only thiing i can do is open IE. When i search in google and click on a link after searching, it re directs me.

I dont know what to do from here, would rather not re install windows vista though so any help would be appreciated
 

A:.exe files are saying windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file

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hi all
first i am sorry i am so much biggenr in the networking issues
anyways

i have an access point device , and i have windows 7 on my computer , can i share my files through my the wireless so i can access to them by using another computer having a wireless adapter ?

if yes so how can i do that

i hope someone helps me

thank you
 

A:can i use an ACCESS POINT device to share my files through a network ?

If you have computers on the same local area network (LAN) they can communicate with each other. If you connect the computers to the ACCESS POINT device (I assume this is a wireless access point, or WAP) the computers can file share.

Short description for Windows 7 and 8 file and printer sharing:

Go into the Network and Sharing Center from the Control Panel or from the Network icon in the Notification Area. Your network must be designated 'Private' (or 'Home' or 'Work'). Click on Change advanced sharing settings. In the Private or Home or Work section you can configure File and printer sharing, Public folder sharing, and Password protected sharing.

You may want to change the Workgroup name. To check it or change it right click on "Computer" and select "Properties."

You must uninstall or properly configure any non-windows firewall (security suite).
 

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Good morning friends, this question might fall under networking or mobile devices, but I think it's more a PC question.My goal is to forge a setup where I am able to conveniently stream media from my home media PC to my Android smartphone (Galaxy 3S). I am currently able to stream video to my phone while I'm at home on my Wi-Fi connection using the "Nearby Devices" option in the phone that appears to engage DLNA. When I do this, I get the option to stream from Windows Media Player's streaming system.My question then is how do I access my home PC information while mobile-browsing? I've got 4G service (big deal....) and would like the ability to access my home content while on the go. From my limited understanding of this goal, I see the option of using a VPN or something of that nature to create a secure connection through the computer's firewall so I can access the media server; is this going to work? Would this essentially be considered a "remote desktop" scenario? Asked another way: is a remote desktop connection a VPN?I'm looking for some suggestions on how to pull this off. If you have suggestions, like "use this VPN and open these ports and blah blah blah", I'd need some how-to because I've never tried to do this. I know a person can buy some programs that say they will take care of doing this, but how hard can it be? It's just a client-server relationship between the phone and the PC, right? Ope... Read more

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One software that I have used for this is called Orb. You would install the Orb Caster software on your PC, add the media files to the Orb libraries, and then you can stream them from any internet-connected PC. They have two different Android Apps, a free one and a paid one ($9.95). I am not sure what the differences are between the two versions. It's probably at least worth taking a look at the free version to see if it fulfills your requirements.

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Hello everyone!

I have a question: is it possible to "synchronize" Windows 8 / 8.1 (but also possibly Windows 7) with an Android smartphone?

Let me explain: I would like that if I set a reminder with your smartphone, I'll be back even when I log on to Windows, a bit 'as is the case with iOS + OSX.
I know that you can not synchronize your Google Calendar with Windows 8, if not connecting to the google account to hotmail, but there is another way that you know?

It would be nice to also sync the photos you snap with your cell phone with the gallery of Windows 8, using Google Drive, but I guess now I ask a bit 'too much, however, a synchronization in Apple style is that possible?

I have no problem to "do everything by hand," but I was wondering if there is a faster way to do the whole thing ....

Thank you in advance !!

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Hi,

Please Help me with the current issue :

Does Security is essential for Android Devices ?
Does Android Devices gets easily attacked by viruses or malwares ?
How to sole the above issues if infected ?

Thanks
 

A:Security for Android Device

jacksparrow12 said:


Hi,

Please Help me with the current issue :

Does Security is essential for Android Devices ?
Does Android Devices gets easily attacked by viruses or malwares ?
How to sole the above issues if infected ?

ThanksClick to expand...

1) Security is not essential for anything - you can run Windows fine without any AV or security but you just need to be extremely careful.
2) Android Devices can get infected pretty easily thanks to the Google Play store letting in malicious applications - IOS doesn't have this issue.
3) If you are infected on your Android device then download stuff like:

- MalwareBytes
- Emsisoft or Kaspersky AV
They can be found within the Google Play Store!
 

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Sir i m using windows 8.1. whenever i have used to connect my device on my pc it is not connecting .It is giving error as unspecified android devies &MTP driver error . So what is the solution for this problem

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Quote:
The folks over at Live Gooroo have come up with a way of diagnosing and repairing most problems that plague your PC today. While that in itself would be noteworthy, the part that?s really interesting is that they diagnose and repair your PC via an app on a connected Android device.


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Soooo.... it's an app you DL on your phone that places a windows executable in your sd card which you can then run from your PC when you connect your phone to your PC which then installs/runs the antimalware program...

That is if the virus lets you access your USB port and doesn't then try to infect your phone

I suppose if you had NO other way at all of getting diagnostic software to your PC (via thumb drive or CDR etc)... If I'm interpreting their website right...

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Hello everyone,
i hope you can help me sorting out this issue that is causing me a hard headache at the moment.

I've bought this new Lenovo Z50-70 laptop with windows 8.1 preinstalled on it. Fresh new.

I'm trying to connect via usb a guitar audio interface (Line6 POD HD500) so i installed the drivers via the .exe setup file i downloaded from Line6's site.
The device worked fine on my previous HP pavilion with windows 7.

Now when i completed the installation, i connected it and i had this error:Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)A request for the USB device descriptor failed.
I used slimdrivers to update all the other drivers, in case it was a conflict causing the error.
I checked via command prompt with command "pnputil -e" and i saw a driver from the vendor of the device listed, so it is installed correctly i think.
I tried all USB ports i have, 3.0 and 2.0 on one side of laptop and 2.0 on other side.

When on device manager, if i click update drivers and choose the "let me pick from a list of device drivers.." i don't see the company name of the device.

i saw that another guy posted a really similar problem on SevenForum and he figured out how to force windows to use the drivers but he didn't post the solution.. Here is the post: Can't get Windows 7 x64 to use the drivers I've installed repeatedly Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

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I am having the same exact problem as you, Cattanius. I couldn't get it to connect to my computer over 2 years ago and then just decided to try it the other day. I didn't expect anything to show up in device manager because I thought the usb port was fubar, but then I see the same message you got and all of the sudden there's hope! I hope.

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Hello everyone..
Yesterday my laptop pushed a new Win 10 update, and all went fine, or at least I think so.
But today I see that my Sony WALKMAN - which I used with no problem until now, can't be recognized anymore.

Basically it just shows as (E or Usb Drive E: but when I click it it says "Please insert a disk into E:/" like there is nothing there.

Now the interesting part is.. if I go to Device Manager I see it and clicking on properties etc t says it's working fine.

But if I go to Disk Management, the Drive shows as 14 gb of unallocated space and it's greyed out.

However, if I put it on my brother's laptop, it works perfectly and it can be opened, music moved into it etc - it shows as Healthy - Primary Partition in Disk Management. So it doesn't seem broken...

It's the same on each of the 4 usb ports btw. But, other usb devices (2 phones, 1 tablet) don't have any issue and are detected.

What could have caused this? I tried the basic Disable/Enable in Device Manager and also Uninstall Driver.. It doesn't do anything, it appears back when I replug it in.

No change in Safe Mode and no change after sfc /scannow

If anyone has any idea I'd be happy to try anything to fix this..

Thanks!

A:USB device not recognized on my laptop but recognized in other pcs/lap

This problem is being reported by many forum members with many different USB devices. It seems that Windows 10 Anniversary is having problems properly recognizing certain USB drives and devices. So far, no one has come up with a clear fix for this issue but it sounds like it is clearly related to the Anniversary update. For the record, I did a clean install and have not had any issues but most of the people reporting this problem make reference to updating to Anniversary.

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Hi,

The initial pairing work they both identify each other and simultaneously send a confirmation passkey (6 digits) and I just press the OK button on both devices , mobile and PC (is it supposed to be that way ?).
After that the connection is initiated for a few seconds and then it's lost and the device appears as disconnected

Where is the problem ?

THNX ALOT

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guys
this concerns file sharing Win7-to/from-Android devices.
some of you use android as I do. there are a lot of apps and utils etc for connecting to lan/wifi but I'm wondering what you have found that is best? the file manager app I'm using can address a 'server' via tcp address but I was thinking I had read of a simpler approach - just cannot easily find via searching and reading descrips.

all advice gladly received!

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I'm a total noob with Droid, but all I have to do is turn on WiFi on the device, then it will notify of available networks. I tap one, choose connect and I'm on it.

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Hi there

Ive written a program for my android device and its installed and working on my phone (S3), BUT ive just lost my PC HD and though id saved my eclipse android coding but to no avail, the program is only a small one but took me a while to perfect so i need to recover it into eclipse to edit it more and save it.

Any ideas?

Cheers
Mark
 

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I just got the motorola droid 3, my first android device. I'm trying to figure out how to get my device to connect to my network as it won't obtain the IP address. I have a Motorola Surfboard SBV5120 Modem and a Microsoft MN-700 router. I just switched from the Palm Pre Plus which connected perfectly to this network, the network is unsecured and has 2 pc's and a 360 running on it. I was able to connect to my friend's wireless network fine at his house. I'm not very familiar with routers and their settings, any advice or walkthrough of this problem will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
 

A:Please Help, Android device won't obtain IP address from Network!

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I want to root my android device for a few good reasons. Firstly, I want to be able to have a firewall that is on 24/7. I can not use a no-root firewall as it won't allow me to use a VPN. Secondly, I want to delete the bloatware that comes preinstalled with the device. It takes up space and acts as spyware. I want to move as far away from Google and Samsung applications as possible. The only reason I am using Android over Replicant or LineageOS is simply because I want to be able to install apps from the Playstore. If there were a way to install Android apps on Replicant OS, I would make the switch in a heartbeat. But since that isn't the case, I want to root my device to then modify it to match my needs.

So should I root my device? Or are there other ways to get what I want?
 

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Mod Edit:  Per OP request, deleted previous posts originally in different OP's topic - Hamluis.   ... So   Hi  and thanks in advance for any time you all take to help me resolve this issue..   I have a Samsung Note 10.1 tablet.. 2012  new old stock.. running 4.2.1  I am not sure if it automatically backs up to my family photos and docs to my Samsung account nor Google account as I am pretty old skool and just use it for facebook ebay and keeping family photos on..  This morn I was watching funny flicks on various links through Facebook when it jammed on to a series of popup flick sites adds some of which were not of a moderate nature and as I closed them they became faster and faster so I finally could not close and it seemed to be trying to download ..  I pulled the modem out of the wall and switched off the tablet .. I left it for some hours and after lunch flicked it back on .. there was a you have been blocked warning..   never seen this before .. but on research I know enough to recognize it as a ransom-ware..  I use old skool Mac and not dialed in to Windows.. .. I have searched about this forum and found some posts and help links and advice ...  but they are old and seem out of date with dead links .. I have followed some online advice but have neither resolved nor seemingly have I made it any worse.. We seriously will be devastated I and the family loose any files vids or ph... Read more

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Hi All,

First post - thanks in advance for reading!

So I am having trouble getting my email to "sync" properly between three devices (using quotes because I don't actually want to sync, I believe):
1) Gmail web interface (used on remote computers - library, friends' homes, etc);
2) Outlook mail client (home desktop computer);
3) Android email app (phone).
I would like Outlook on my home desktop computer to be the final destination - this is where I do most of my work and I prefer the functionality of Outlook. I have been trying to set this up so that I can access and delete mail from either the web or phone, but whatever remains in my inbox will wind up in Outlook next time I open it - and once downloaded by outlook will no longer appear on Gmail / Phone.

Currently its all awry. Mostly the Gmail /Outlook arrangement works, except that every message I send to others in Gmail also winds up in my Outlook inbox. Annoying but bearable. The phone is the real problem, though, messages that go to the phone stay on the phone and cannot be retrieved by either Gmail or Outlook, without manual forwarding.
Currently, I have Gmail set up to use POP and to delete messages from Gmail once they have been downloaded with POP. I have my phone set up to use POP, with sync off (though manually syncing seems to make no difference), and to never delete messages from the server.

Also, I would rather not use the gmail android app because I can either sync mail and con... Read more

A:Gmail (web) + Desktop Client + Android device. Help!

Not helpful, but know you're not alone. I have a similar setup to yours (except I use Thunderbird as my home email client).

That being said, I've never been able to "streamline" mine either. I believe this is largely dependent on the push or pull times (whether the client or server is responsible I don't know).

But even with just my Android phone and the web app, the result of deleting an email on my phone does not immediately delete an email on the web app. I often have to wait a while, or even separately delete the email again on the web app for it to take effect.
 

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Hello. I need a mobile WiFi device, is a Pocket WiFi practically the same thing as any Android or iPhone that could serve as a personal hotspot? In terms of the signal strength and reliability.

When I access ANY website or services on any other portable devices with the WiFi provided by the Android or iPhone that serves as a personal hotspot, I know that a website or service could trace or fingerprint my portable device that accesses the sites or services, but would the websites or services be able to trace or fingerprint my Android or iPhone that serves as a personal hotspot as well?

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I have set up my connection as per the following article
http://www.siyge.com/2013/03/24/create-hotspot-in-windows-8-adhoc-network/

The netsh commands I used are:
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=MyWlan key=qwertyui keyUsage=persistent

netsh wlan start hostednetwork
The difference is:
a) I am sharing a USB modem connection
b) I have turned off Windows Firewall ( I use Comodo nternet Security)
I have a dell n5010 laptop using Windows 8.

When I tried to connect my Android device to it, the device simply gets stuck at the "Obtaining IP address step"
I decided to use a Blackberry device and the same error occurred.
To be doubly sure, I even used another Laptop running Windows XP SP3 to connect to the hostednetwork, even it got stuck at the "Obtaining IP address" part for some time. Then it got connected with "Limited or no connectivity" status.

A:HostedNetwork is Set up, Android device is unable to obtain IP Address

The following procedure worked for me.
1) Disable Internet Connection Sharing from your modem connection -> properties -> Sharing Tab
2) Enable it again.
3) Disconnect from the Internet.
4) Reconnect again
5) Restart ICS service from the "services.msc" window.
6) Stop the hostednetwork
7) Start the hostednetwork
8) Internet Sharing is now enabled and everything gets resolved.

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I did not know where to put this so moderatoers if you need to move it please do. I am trying to transver files from my pc to a Viewsonic G tablet but my FTP software wants to open it and it keeps getting errors about establishing a connection. The problem is I do not want the FTP to open it, I want it to open normally with windows explorer. I have just gotten it back (the tablet) after a warranty repair but before I sent it in I had been experimenting with Filezilla and it must have become the default program for opening the Viewsonic. How do I set it back to Windows Explorer being the default program? Thanks

A:File transfer between Android device and Win 7 64 bit Home Preimium

This is not exactly what you were asking for, but I have had good luck transferring PC files to the phone with this tool. The Swiss File Knife ( Free Instant Web Server for Windows/Linux file transfer: sfk httpserv )is a free program that I have used for several years, that is a command line utility that includes a HTTP server. It allows selecting a folder on my PC, and making the files in it accessible to my phone over the LAN by entering the 192.168.0.xxx address in the phone browser.

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Hi,
 
I have newfolder.exe virus in external drive of my android phone. It doesn't allow me to delete any data on it. Whatever I delete, reappears again.
 
I have Microsoft Security Essentials installed on my Windows 7 machine. As soon I connect my phone to USB mass storage it detects and delete it. But then again appears if I disconnect from PC.
 
I am able to open task manager,registry editor etc. (I read generally this virus doesn't allow to open these things.) I am not able to see any autorun.inf file on that external drive. I tried to format the drive two-three times. On PC it shows like drive is empty, but as soon as I connect it my phone all data reappears. That microsd card is 7 GB and 5GB is occupied. Tried to scan the android using avg and avast scanner available from Google Play Store.
 
Any thing else I need to do. Not able to figure out how to solve this issue.
 
Thanks,
Jay

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I have create and PC-PC connection, but my Android device don't see notebook's wi-fi. How to make a Wi-Fi access point visible for Android device?

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I have a galaxy S3. Love the thing to death.... but after jellybean 4.3, MTP no longer works. I have tried both Kies Air (not a fan) and an MTP update from windows.com that I love, however, neither work. Specifically I am talking about the MTP update I installed from windows. I run the install, restart the PC, and as long as you leave the phone plugged in during this process, all is well. It works just fine. Once you unplug the phone, however, It seems to cease to continue working. I will plug my phone in again and I get the same error I was trying to fix...






Quote:
Hardware ID Missing
Could not identify Samsung (yada yada yada)


I have been made recently aware that there are a great number of fixes to this problem. One of which I have already tried which involves opening RegEdit and changing one of the WUDFSVC services to a 2 from a 1... Needless to say, if it had worked then I wouldn't be here.

-I am using 7 professional X64
-It is an S3, verizon, 4.3 jellybean build
-It is pissing me off (oh wait, thats not a spec...)

Anyways, If anyone has any suggestions. I have been made aware to try uninstalling drivers and restarting but I have no clue what to uninstall and from where.

A:MTP driver update only works until you unplug android device build 4.3

Got it figured out.... It involved installing some verizon bloat that I really didnt want, but I got it working!

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Hi all. This is my very first smartphone, but I'm pretty well versed with computers (not an expert).

(edit) The phone is a BLU Studio C 5+5 with a Mediatek MT6582 CPU I have also updated my PC specs in my profile.

First off, I'm pretty sure when I first hooked it up it was fine, because I managed to get some mp3's moved to it, but now it will only connect in camera mode. So, I can transfer pictures, but that's it.

The problem seemed to begin after Windows Update alerted me to an MTP driver update, which I attempted to install, but it failed every time. I tried a clean boot and install but it still failed. After that, I can only connect in camera mode.

I have contacted BLU about drivers and they said they don't provide them, and to contact OS support.

I have attempted to contact Mediatek but got no response.

I am including several pics of of errors and info. Take note of the two different messages in the same window that I got at two different times.

Things I have tried:

* Uninstall followed by clean boot install

* Uninstalling some (not all) other USB listings in device manager. Not all at once, as some lock up my USB keyboard and mouse.

* Different USB ports

* Unplugging USB harddrive

One last thing: Windows update seems to have an issue with 'disappearing' updates after multiple failed attempted installs. It has done this with the MTP driver and now my Intel graphics driver, which was also failing to install.

Any help is greatly appreciated! (It o... Read more

A:BLU Android phone: Driver fails install as media device

Here are the rest of the pics. The last pic shows what DM lists my phone as when it's connected in camera mode.

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Reg : I want buy a suitable Device for Samsumg Android to PC Bluetooth COM (serial) port Connection Create

I Sureshkumar , Now Iím Sending SMS (From my personal SMS Software) Using Nokia Mobile Connect to PC Via Bluetooth COM (serial) port Connection . But I now changed to Samsung android Mobile , itís connection Bluetooth done but canít Create COM (serial) port Connection. So I want a Suitable Device for Connect Mobile to PC (purpose of sending Sms from PC to Mobile)
 

A:I want buy a suitable Device for Samsumg Android to PC Bluetooth COM (serial) port cr

Hi and welcome to TSG,

I realize your first language is not English but unfortunately your post makes little sense. Are you looking for a device, a bluetooth driver, a cable, or an app?

Have you looked at specialized apps for PC texting? There's quite a few, here's some: http://lifehacker.com/the-best-way-to-text-from-your-computer-on-android-1572831393
 

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Ignore my earlier post titled "domain not set.invalid - How do I fix the problem". Domain not set.invalid may not be the problem.

had a power surge at my house and it took down my internet. I had to reset my router back to factory settings and I finally got the router to work with my PC. But I cannot access the internet from my iPad 2 or my Android phone. Both devices see the network and can hook up to the network but the internet is not working on either device. I have no idea how to resolve this issue. Any ideas?

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Joel-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : domain_not_set.invalid

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : domain_not_set.invalid
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 6C-62-6D-55-60-6E
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-02-6F-8B-AD-5D
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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A:Solved: PC connects to the internet through my router but my iPad and Android device

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Hi,
we use 802.1x Computer Authentication in our environment.
Windows 7 , Windows 8.1  and Windows 10 Clients do an authentication over 802.1x and get Access to the corpnet.
But when i configure 1 Hyper-V Switch on my Windows 8.1 Client to create android emulator, my machine donīt do an authentication over 802.1x.
Is 802.1X is supported on Windows 8.1 with Hyper-V? If itīs true how can i configured my Windows 8 hyper-v Client to get Access over 802.1x?
Thanks in advance!

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Lenovo G40 cannot detect USB cable connected to Android device, plugged into its usb 3 port.How to solve this ? Please help me.. !

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I have a Dell notebook, with what I believe is a USB 1.1 port on it. I recently bought a Microsoft wireless notebook optical mouse. There is no installation CD with it, you are just supposed to plug it in and it should work. Well when I do that, I get an error comes up saying USB device not recognized. When I look at the properties it says "no drivers are installed for this device", and I have the device usage as enabled. I've tried updating the driver and it says I have the most recent updates installed. It comes up as an unknown device as well.

Other things like my printer work in this USB port, so I don't think the port itself is defective. I also plugged the mouse into another computer and it works with no problems. I am running on XP with SP2 installed.

The product specs say it should work on USB 1.1 or 2.0, so I don't think that is the problem either. Any ideas? I've gone through all of the troubleshooting with no luck.
 

A:USB device not recognized + unknown device

try downloading the latest intellipoint drivers from MS and installing them.

http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/mouseandkeyboard/Download.mspx
 

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So, the other day I tried to insert my friends usb into one of the frontal usb ports, it said it couldn't recognize the device or that it had malfunctioned. From that point on, Anything connected to the pc via the usb won't be recognized. heres a picture

anyway, everything else on the pc works fine, so theirs either some really easy way of fixing this or i need to buy a new motherboard/serial bus.

so, yeah, any help would be appreciated.
 

A:USB device not recognized... device has malfunctioned... HELP!

Try unplugging the computer for a minute or two, so there's no power to the mother board, then turn it back on and see if the USBs work again.
 

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i don't know what is this problem. and it always appears on my system tray
How to fix it?

These are some pictures.

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It's recognized in device manager as "Unknown device". But I've not connected anything to pc. Also all of my usb ports are working at 1.1 speed. When I try to connect any device, I get the message "that it could work faster, if i connect it to hi-speed usb port".

Any suggestions?

A:USB device not recognized - but there is no usb device connected

It could be two unrelated issues.
1. You could have a device that needs a driver.
2. Some motherboards use a mixture of 1.1 and 2.0 ports, so that's the reason for the message.

You could check to see if you can get a hardware id for the device, from the device manager.
If using an Intel board, try Intel? Driver Update Utility

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