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Help!!! How to backup my iPhone contact to computer ???

Q: Help!!! How to backup my iPhone contact to computer ???

Sorry if this has been posted before but I really want to say something here.
I am very sad that I don't know how I unfortunately deleted all the contact numbers in my iphone! I don't know how to get them back. Is it possible? Anyone can tell me?
Anyway, I must avoid this case happenig again!!So I want to backup contact sin my iPhone to computer in the future.. But how to transfer them? Could anybody give me any suggestion? Thanks advance!!

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A: Help!!! How to backup my iPhone contact to computer ???

I am sorry to hear that. I also have suffered from the similar problem before, so I know how this feels.... But cuz of my friend's recommendation, I am using a software called Tansee iPhone Transfer Contact now..... It really works and helps me a lot..... Hope it can help u

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I am trying to get my SMS,contacts and pictures on my iPhone to be put either onto my computer or onto iTunes and I don't know how to do this.
Any help or advice would be greatly received.
Thanks in advance.
Could you suggest a transfer???
 

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When my iphone 4 is full of SMS and i want to save it in my computer,i need a good backup tool to help me?Or any effective way to backup my sms directly?
Appreciate your early reply...Thanks!
 

A:How to backup important iPhone SMS to my computer ??

I've used Tansee... had some quirks with it but finally got it to work
 

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I am not sure it's saved to, so that I could find the folder and delete it. I want to delete it because I need some space in my hard drive and the backup must be close to 32gb which is the capacity of my iphone.

A:How can you delete iPhone backup from Windows computer?

Hi there .. Your backup should be saved in C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
.... Also use Disk Cleanup to free some space ...
Disk Cleanup - Open and Use

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Hi everyone, I have a friend who need some help:





Quote:
Hello TTran,

Sorry to bother you with a private message but I could not find how to start a thread on the forum asking for help on one particular problem.
If you could spare some time here is my question:
- I run Windows 7 Ultimate and Outlook 2007.
- I enter my hotmail address into Outlook Connector, so Hotmail is my default message handler in Outlook. Every thing runs normally until I discover that I cannot sync my Contacts with my iPhone, either with iTunes or with MobileMe, although the "Contacts" folder in Outlook contains 300+ names.
After some investigation I found some explanation:
- The Contacts displayed in the Contacts folder of Outlook are from my hotmail address book (contacts in [email protected]om), and the Outlook contact book is empty!!! No wonder that the result of the sync is nil, because the only option in the sync procedure is to sync Contacts with Outlook.
In order to sync my contacts with my iPhone I think that I need to Move/Copy all the contacts from (contacts in [email protected]) to the Outlook Address book.
I don't know if it is possible or not.
Could you tell me and post this message on the forum for discussion?
Thanks



Thanks a lot

A:problem with sync Contact from Outlook to Iphone

Outlook must be the default mail provider in order for the Outlook Addin to synch with Iphone,
Iphone does not recognise a proxy mail server such as hotmail.
When Itunes is opened and the Iphone is connected and synch is initiated, Itunes Outlook Addin initiates the call to synch the phone contacts/mail and calender events through the default Outlook program.

Regards,
Adrian

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I have an iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.0 software. My iPhone was synced with my old computer's iTunes library which i do not have anymore. When i plug my iPhone into my new computer iTunes says "iTunes cannot read the contents of the iPhone "Rob's iPhone". Go to the Summary tab in iPhone preferences and click Restore to restore this iPhone to factory settings." I have transfered all of my contacts and music from my old computer to my new computer. I do not want to restore my iPhone to factory settings because i do not want to lose all of my SMS messages and some other things that are currently saved on my phone and nowhere else. Is there anyway I can create a backup of the phone as it is so that i can restore it from that backup after restoring it to factory settings?

Any help is appreciated

Thanks,
Robes
 

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Hey Guys, I'm running a Jailbroken iPhone, Is there a program either on the app store, or Cydia that will allow you to save your messages onto your computer in plain text, excel or any other format so you can delete them from the phone, and keep them on your PC?
 

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I have an Unlocked and Jailbroken iPhone 3GS v 4.1. I have been told I can upgrade to v5.1 and still unlock and jailbreak but I would lose all my data. The phone would go back to it's original position. What I want to know if it is possible to back up all my data and programs.upgrade and then reinstall without causing the phone to lock. Any ideas?
 

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When I connect my iPhone to computer, I get this message: "iTunes could not back up the iPhone "name" because the backup was corrupt or not compatible with the iPhone. Delete the backup for this iPhone, then try again." What does this mean, and how do I correct it?
 

A:iPhone corrupt backup

Try restarting your computer and restarting the iPhone. After restarting both, attempt it again and let us know if the error reappears.
 

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I have an iphone 3Gs and I've had lots of trouble with compatibility with my Windows 7 machine. Lately it's been ok, but I still get periodic error message when I try to sync. This time, the phone froze and had to be completely restored to factory settings. It's happened before, but of course I have backups.....in multiple locations to be safe. This time after having the local genius bar restore the phone for me- wouldn't work when I tried to do it- the phone offered several backup dates to choose from; none of which were current; the most current was from last Dec. Lacking another option, I chose the Dec. backup and it went fine.

But how do I get the phone to back up to the most recent backup, which was a week ago or less?
 

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Hi, All,

I've spent hours on the phone with Apple support trying to get to the bottom of this one and I'd like to see if anyone has any ideas.

Basically I can't backup my iphone. When I try to complete the backup it gives me the error message: "iPhone cannot backup because an error occured while reading from or writing to."

Apple support was able to identify that it might be a problem with my user account in Windows. I created a new user account and was able to backup the iPhone with no problem.

The only thing that we could find that they thought may be an issue is a lingering Chromium installation. I completely removed it but still have the error.

If anyone has any ideas as to what I could try to get this working on my main Windows account I would be very appreciative. Thank you in advance!
 

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Is your iPhone backup file secure?.

-- Tom
 

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I updated to Windows 7 Pro this week and my iPhone crashed yesterday. I got it restored, but now I have an empty factory iPhone. I know I had backups in my iTunes before, and Windows created a WINDOWSOLD folder...

Where would the backups be located?
Also, dumb question, but is DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS a hidden folder? I keep reading about it while trying to fix various problems, but I don't see it anywhere. How do I find it???

Thanks
 

A:Solved: Iphone backup location??

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I recently had to restore my iphone- it froze on me, and had to go through the whole preocedure.....it wouldn't work at home, so I had the Apple Store do it....I wasn't too worried, because I know where the backup file is kept, and I have kept multiple copies of it- always updating it- to make sure I would never have to worry about losing all my contacts, etc.

Well, I was wrong. When I went to restore, iphone would not allow me to access the most recent backup, instead directing my back to last December. I called AppleCare, talke to Apple Store, no help. I was stuck. I've since been told that there is no really reliable way to save the backup; that is, an ironclad way, like you'd save all your data on multiple drives, online, etc.

Can anyone tell me if there indeed IS a secure way to store your iphone backups?
 

A:What is safest, most secure way to backup iphone?

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I wish to print out a list of all of my MSN contacts for backup purposes. I do not wish to view each one and write it down. Is there a program to generate a list?
 

A:MSN Contact Backup

You mean on MSN Messenger? Those are stored on Microsoft's server - they generally aren't lost - thats why when you log in on any computer in the world you can use your MSN and see your contacts.

But you can save your list by going to FILE - SAVE CONTACT LIST.
 

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Hi. (its my first time here)
 
My windows 10 was acting up so i copied all my data off and decided to do a reset. It was only after that that i realized my iphone backup was on it. Now that wouldnt be a problem on a normal day as all i have to do is just backup my iphone again and il have a backup on my computer. Now here comes the twist, i sold my iphone last week and am expecting to buy one this week so I dont have a working version as well. Anyway i immediately did a data recovery on my hard drive using recuva and i now have various files from my hard drive which all look greek to me. I dont need anything else except for my backed up itunes files. So how do i filter all my itunes file backups out of the recovered data and put them together to have a working back up?
 
All suggestions will be of great help to me

A:How to "piece" together my iphone backup after being recovered from hard drive

 Someone please

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Hi. (its my first time here)
 
My windows 10 was acting up so i copied all my data off and decided to do a reset. It was only after that that i realized my iphone backup was on it. Now that wouldnt be a problem on a normal day as all i have to do is just backup my iphone again and il have a backup on my computer. Now here comes the twist, i sold my iphone last week and am expecting to buy one this week so I dont have a working version as well. Anyway i immediately did a data recovery on my hard drive using recuva and i now have various files from my hard drive which all look greek to me. I dont need anything else except for my backed up itunes files. So how do i filter all my itunes file backups out of the recovered data and put them together to have a working back up?
 
All suggestions will be of great help to me

A:How to "piece" together my iphone backup after being recovered from hard drive

 Someone please

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Hi all,
does anybody know a simple way to backup outlook 2010 and also Business Contact Manager? I have tried following the help screens but they make no sense.

Really appreciate some help on this one!

Thanks in advance

A:How to Backup Outlook 2010 and Business Contact Manager?

Culture change welcome to SF. I think I can help you with this.

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I am running Win7/Pro x64. My System Spec is in my Profile.

I do not have iTunes installed on my desktop. I do have an iPhone 5, a hand-me-down from my son.

Yesterday the phone needed to be charged. I attached it to a USB port. I was asked by the phone if I trusted my desktop. I said yes. I was told that there were no new images on the phone to import, a fact I already knew. I've encountered this dialog before. It seems to be part of the procrustean Apple way of computing.

What troubles me is that a process started about the time I plugged in the phone. At a rate of 5-10 files/sec the 'modified' date was changed on over 3,500 jpg files on my data drive. I've not analyzed the order in which they were processed but suspect that it was A-Z on the file names and also on folder names.

Could this behavior result from iTunes running its 'sync' process? If so, is there anything I can do to prevent it from happening again?

If we have no Apple OS experts on this forum, does anyone know of an 'Apple forum' that is as respected as sevenforums is in the Windows world?

thanks

baumgrenze

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I just got the new iPhone 4S and I have a 3GS as my old phone with no way to transfer my contacts. I was told I could save a backup of my 3GS to itunes, then load the backup onto my 4S.

Well my 3GS won't backup, it keeps saying "iTunes could not backup the iphone because an error occurred" without any error code. I've wiped my old backup, I've cleared sync history. I'm using a PC with itunes with the latest itunes version 10.5.

What can I do to get my contacts over to the new phone?
 

A:Error backing up iPhone - trying to transfer contacts to new iPhone 4S

You may have to load them one at a time.
 

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How to make your own iPhone Ringtone and transfer it to your iPhone directly?
 

A:How to make your own iPhone Ringtone and transfer it to your iPhone directly?

Here's a paid one....
http://www.iphone-ringtone-creator.info/
Seems to be a few listings.
Google search.
 

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I already have a home security camera system. What I'am looking for is software I can put on my desk top that will notify me on my iphone when motion detection is activated. As well as allow me
to monitor the cameras from my iphone.

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hey! i always have been able to email myself pictures from my computer to my phone but for some reason i have a pic and non of my email addresses will let me send it ...so how do i get it from my computer to my phone?? help!!
 

A:computer to iphone

What email program is being used on the computer?

Who is the email provider of the email being used on the computer?
 

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Hello,

have just started using Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2007. I have created some business contacts and linked emails with these contacts. The Communication History folder shows all the emails linked to these contacts. However, when I open the contact's business card and click the History button on the Show area of the ribbon to view the associated emails nothing happens.

The button depresses, but the window never changes and the General button immediately goes back to being depressed again instead of History.

Any ideas why this could be? This is one of the major functions that I would like to use!!

Many thanks for any advice in advace.
 

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First of all, please read this thread:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f227...ml#post2915517

I have no idea where to put this since i don't know if it's related to my computer hardware, my windows XP, iPhone hardware or something else. Also, my last thread didn't get too much response over in the gadget forums, so i'll try this out.

So since the iPhone i was talking about wouldn't work i had to send it back to be replaced. It took three weeks and i recieved the new one today. It came in the same box as the old one, with the remaining items that i had sent back, but the phone was supposed to be replaced.

So i plugged it in last night and it worked and synced just fine. I then charged it in the wall outlet as i went to bed. I used it all day today and nothing seemed to be wrong with it. But as i plugged it into the computer again just now there was first a small windows pop-up saying it found some new hardware plugged into the computer, but it couldn't be identified. Neither did iTunes seem to find it. So i tried another USB-port and this time the computer didn't say a thing.. just as before.

The difference is that this time i managed to unlock it before i was unable to charge it/sync it, so i can use it for now.. but i can't charge it. And like last time it can't charge in the wall, my computer or any other computer. Doesn't matter what cord i use. So i doubt i recieved two similarily broken iPhone 4s, so maybe there's something wrong on my part? My computer?
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A:Computer still can't find iPhone

Quote:





Originally Posted by m4xx0r


Maybe i should add that i don't have an original copy of my Windows XP, it's pirated. But the release is solid and secure.

/Max




We do not provide support for pirated copies of Windows XP. We only provide support for legitimate copies.

Please read our rules. You agreed to them when you registered.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/misc...ork&page=rules


Thread closed.

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I cannot get my iPhone 6+ to be recognized by my computer. It is not recognized by Windows File Explorer, nor will it download photos (as the computer is set to do), and downloading pics is my main motivating goal here. It is recognized by iTunes (on the same computer), and will sync and backup through iTunes. I tried using different cords and different USB ports. I spoke at length with Apple customer service. They said to try to get an update camera driver. The closest I found was for Nvidia graphics, but that didn't work. Help? 

A:I cannot get my iPhone 6+ to be recognized by my computer.

VarangianKing wrote:....  It is recognized by iTunes (on the same computer), and will sync and backup through iTunes. I tried using different cords and different USB ports. ... Hi, I think that is the way Apple works:     http://www.imobie.com/support/transfer-photos-from-computer-to-iphone-6.htm but pleae try: Control Panel>Devices and Printers. Look at Apple device, right-clicked and selected Troubleshoot then "enable device" . Regards.

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If someone could have a look at this and let me know if anything stands out and what I need to do to get my PC back in working order that would be a great help.1. I can't get my computer to see my Iphone I tried all USB ports Itunes will just not see it or my computer but the usb ports find my camera and other things like External HDD's.2. I can't seem to get Internet Explorer to work anymore. When I click it nothing happens. Or it loads up but then stops and leaves everyone blank and frozen. OR if on the odd time it does open up then I can do whatever I want but the second I open another tab it freezes again. I tried download google chrome and that works just fine.3. Computer getting blue screen. Ever since I download this torrent file and ran the I have had problems with IE not working right and if I am installing or uninstalling or or updating or sometimes just running a program it will blue screen and the computer will restart. But it is 100% fine with games. Here is my log files from HI jack this for anyone that knows what this all means.ogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 2:22:07 PM, on 2/22/2011Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8080.16413)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program... Read more

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Although my computer recognises my Iphone 4 it won't link up I keep getting the same Troubleshooting message:
'Bluetooth Peripheral Device doesn't have a driver' and when I try to find/download a driver I get there are no drivers needed for this device, yet after looking even further into it I'm told a driver is needed for this device to link up, windows 7 has told me that this particular device is compatible with Windows 7 so... any help please?

A:Iphone 4 won't connect to my computer

Hello,

First suggestions here would be to change the USB port that you are connecting too and the USB cable.

Secondly I would do the following:

1) Click Windows Start/Home button
2) Type "devmgmt.msc" at the search (without quotes) textbox. Or go to device manager from control panel Or Right-Click on My Computer>Properties, Choose "Device Manager" from the left pane..
3) Expand "Universal Serial Bus Controller".
4) While iphone is connected, click the unknown device.
5) Right click the same and click on Update Driver Software
6) Click the second option "Browse my computer for driver software".
7) Click on "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer"
8) Click on "Have Disk" button.
9) Browse to the the path "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\Drivers"
10) Select "usbaapl.inf"
11) Now select "Apple Mobile Device USB Driver" under list of hardware model section.
12) It will add "Apple Mobile Device USB Driver" under "Universal Serial Bus Controller"
13) Restart your computer.

If you do not have the Apple\Mobile Device Support\Drivers directory then download and install itunes which should create it.

(above steps taken from: https://discussions.apple.com/thread...rt=15&tstart=0)

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Hey guys. Just recently I realized that "iPhone" (with an icon but no drive letter) is listed under My Computer (with the usual C: and other drives). The strange thing is: I don't own an iPhone (nor have I ever plugged one in to my computer) and there's nothing plugged into any of my USB ports right now except for my printer. Double-clicking or right-clicking and "exploring" or "opening" the icon does nothing. Additionally, everything in my Device Manager seems to be fine; no yellow exclamation marks, etc. Any ideas what might be going on?

I'm using Vista SP2 by the way. Thanks!!
 

A:iPhone listed under my computer, but I don't own one.

SOLVED: I had to delete the registry entry for iTunes under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ MyComputer \ NameSpace

Thanks for all your help guys!
 

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I seem to be unable to delete an unwanted contact from the list of offerings in "To:" section when starting an eMail.  (I have tried others with same result.)
"Help" section says I should highlight the unwanted, then click to "X" on right of name.
I do this, Yahoo Mail responds "Succesful Permanent Deletion", but the contact remains and is offered again in next email attempt.
I use Currently Update Firefox.  I have "deleted history" (Cleared Cache).
Guidance please ?
Regards,  Frank  22oct15

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Hi everyone I'm new here, my problem is that I have a contact on skype but everytime i try sendin an IM i'm seein this grey circling notification stating that the message haven't went through. I can see when they come on and offline but I can IM or Call. Is this a problem from my account cause i can chat with others just fine. Also someone did a scan on my computer and told me i have some viruses that may cause it to crash soon and that is why the skype problem is happening can this be verified? I really do look for a speedy reply and solution. Thanks
 

A:I can't contact a person on Skype who is on my contact list and online

You should post in Virus and Malware Removal forum. Follow these instructions before posting located at top of page.

Everyone MUST read this BEFORE posting for help in this forumClick to expand...
 

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So I just got a new laptop and I am quite liking windows 7. There is one thing making me nuts and that's iphone not showing up in my computer as a portable device/camera/whathaveyou. When I had vista it was right there everytime I plugged it in. Itunes has had no problem seeing my phone and syncing, but I like being able to manually go into my phone. Especially since I dont really want to download a new program or email myself all my pictures, I just want to go in and get them.

I tried going through and searching for it by using the find hardware/device drivers thingy (you can totally tell I know what I am doing, right? Device driver thingy is the offical name right?). But it just searched and searched and found nothing. I am at my wits end.

I'm sorry if I am rehashing stuff that's been asked 1000X

A:Need help making iphone show in my computer

Welcome!

I'm not sure about iPhones, but I know for iPods there is a setting in iTunes to show it as a mass storage device.

Maybe someone who uses iTunes could give a better description?

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When I connect my iPhone to Windows 10 PC via USB it asks to trust PC on phone, but does not consistently show up in Computer or iTunes on PC, but shows in device drivers shown in Control Panel/Devices and Printers, and Device Manager/USB Ports.

Have tried all different options and no go ... including different USB ports; booting with phone connected, or connected after boot; setting drivers manually ... but still reverts to Microsoft drivers, etc, etc. Have tried all solutions offered in Apple forums, FAQs, tech articles, etc,

On some occasions it shows in iTunes, but not in Computer. Other times it shows vice versa in Computer, but not iTunes. And now it shows neither.

In contrast, it works flawlessly in Windows 7 computer in backroom.

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My Iphone will sync fine with my computer however, once it is finished my Favorites list is now in alphebetical order I had my OWN order and I'm trying to figure out how to keep this from happening everytime I sync my phone. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you ,

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I have windows XP I installed iTunes and it works fine. Im able to download/purchase etc. When I connected my iPhone for the first time it made my computer reboot repeatedly. I have spoke to Apple Tech support and they have done all they can and believe its a computer issue. I have uninstalled/reinstalled itunes, I have connected my phone to another pc with itunes and was able to download music no problem. I have tried all available usb ports on my computer. I have scanned, cleaned, and defragged. I have 61% of my memory available... any other suggestions?
 

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When I first got my HP it was going great, the pictures were uploading but now when I plug in my Iphone Itunes will open up but it won't recognize my phone and upload my pictures. I've tried restarting my phone and computer but nothing's worked. 

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i plug my iPhone into my computer and nothing happens...doesnt come up in iTunes and nothing appears in My Computer, it works fine on my laptop but not my computer

Ive seriously tried everything they say to do on the Apple support site and nothing is working

ive checked device manager to see if anything appears when i plug it in and nothing.

can anyone help please, thanks

A:computer wont load my iPhone

Have you created a new user on your computer, and then tested to see if things work?

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Hi

I have a dell laptop running windows 7. I dont own an iphone. I never will. Once, about 15 months ago, shortly after i bought it, someone connect their iphone to transfer a file. 5 mins later he was done. Its never been connected since, nor has any other iphone.

Since then, ive had an "iphone" icon showing under my computer which is seemingly a complete ghost. I cannot delete it, cant find any record of any iphone files when i search for them, right click simply gives me an option to open which does nothing, or create a shortcut.

I read another persons comments on the same problem on another site, he said there was no record of it in the registry or anywhere, and ran installer clean up to remove all traces of apple software and still had this "ghost" icon which leads nowhere, cant be deleted, and has no apparent reason to be there.

Can anyone tell me how to get rid of the damn thing? I hate iphones. Why do apple insist on invading my life?!

Thanks

A:iphone icon stuck in my computer!

Have him reconnect the phone the computer and properly remove it. I own an iphone and this only happens when I have it plugged in.

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Everytime I plug in my iphone cable it shuts my computer off but i can plug anything else into my computer and it works fine. This just started today it used to work fine.
 

A:IPhone Cable shuts off my computer

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When I first got my HP it was going great, the pictures were uploading but now when I plug in my Iphone Itunes will open up but it won't recognize my phone and upload my pictures. I've tried restarting my phone and computer but nothing's worked. 

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I'm preparing to upgrade from Windows 2000 professional to XP. I would like a perfect backup of my C: drive in case the worst happens and XP kills my computer (so I can revert back to 2000 and my old system without a problem). I have 2 hard drives so I have the room to put an exact image of my C: drive onto the slave drive. Just wanting to get some feedback as to the best way to do this.

So far I just used the "backup now" option in Windows 2000 and saved a .bkf file of my entire drive to the slave. It actually didn't take up that much space--the .bkf must contain some sort of compression.

Anyway, is this the best way to go about protecting myself or would it be worthwhile to instead invest in a 3rd party backup program instead before undertaking this? There are tons of programs out there of course, Norton Ghost, Backup Now, GoBack, or what have you. If Windows' option works well I don't know why people would buy a 3rd party program but I hear about it a lot so I thought I'd ask. Anyone ever restored an entire system from a windows .bkf file before and had difficulty? Protecting myself is pretty important to me.

Any advice would be helpful.
 

A:Computer backup before upgrade to XP--backup software suggestions,.bkf files,etc?

With the windows backup you have to reinstall windows and then restore the backup to get back to where you were. I use and love ghost because it makes a 100% exact copy of EVERYTHING and all you have to do to get it back is to restore the image and you're up a going again - no need to reinstall windows. Is also fast and can clone one drive to another or create an Image file.

GoBack I don't like and Backup Now needs windows to be installed to restore the backup
 

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I have set up a system where my ipad and iphone connect to my computer, my ipad as a screen and my phone as a keyboard and tool selection (usually for photoshop). this works like a charm when i am at home. but unfortunately i cannot connect when i am at school (using a different network) the app i have installed is called ERG mouse. and iDisplay for the screen viewing part, although i can access the screen from another network through an app. if there is ANY way i can connect my phone to my computer at home and use this app while at school it would be greatly appreciated :) thanks

A:use iphone as a remote mouse to a computer on a different network

Remotely? If so you will have to have a talk to the School Network IT to ask for permission. I would think they would not give you access for security reasons.

Other than that we can not help you.

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much space.

I would like to find the backup and delete it.

I accidentally disconnected the iPhone in the middle of it's syncing. But still I think it took too much space than I can afford.

A:I backed up about half of my iPhone on my computer and it's taking too

Did you mean its taking too much space on your computer?

EDIT: iPhone backups are located at

Code:
C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup

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is it cos windows xp unable to work with newer ios?
 
 
or there's some settings to tweak?

A:unable to transfer photos over from iphone to computer

You will still need to install ITunes to transfer files across.

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My Logitech G500s mouse suddenly slows down and acts sluggishly when I connect my iphone to my computer (via USB cable). I am on Windows 8.1. My Logitech setpoint driver version is 5.50.98. I try to up the sensitivity by pressing a button in my mouse but the feel is just not the same (very different). It becomes fast again but the feel is just not right. I tried updating drives without success.

The thing is, this also happens in my computer office (windows 10, logitech G5, updated setpoint driver, i7, asus mboard 16gb ram, etc). Not only that but it also happens in my parent's computer.

When I remove the iphone from the computer, it doesn't go back to making my mouse fast again. I need to reboot the computer for me to get the original feel of my mouse back.

This makes me not like to plug in my iphone for charging whenever i play games because it messes up the "feel"of the mouse (having a somewhat different speed and sluggishness which I can't fix with the mouse settings. It's just not the same).

Anyone knows how I can solve this?
 

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Hi there

I'm trying to download photos from an iphone 4s to a computer running Windows XP. I have connected to computer with a cable. Gone into My Computer - right clicked on iphone and then clicked on Import photos. It says no photos there. I have clicked on Open and there is nothing showing. I have also tried importing through Windows Scanner and Camera Wizard. It says there are no photos detected. I have also tried Photoshop - it also says no photos detected. I have made sure the phone is switched on and the phone puts up a message asking if the computer should be trusted. I am new to iphones so the problem may be there.
Can anyone help please.
Thanks
Pat W
 

A:Solved: Trying to download photos from iphone to computer

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