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Q: win8 & Android (Samsung Kies)

so, who has a android phone and upgraded to win 8?
any problem with samsung kies/your pc seeing your android phone when connected?

thanks

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A: win8 & Android (Samsung Kies)

I have two computers running Windows8/kies and find that it hit and miss connecting my Galaxy S3 Phone and Tab2 10.1 Tablet.
If it does not connect go to the tool tab at the top of the screen and follow the connection wizard from there,I found that trying it from elsewhere did not work.

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I've posted this same topic in the networking forum but I think this subforum might be better. Mods can delete the other one.

Yesterday I read about a new firmware update for my Samsung Galaxy S3, and I decided to install Kies on my laptop so I could get it (for many Galaxy S3 users in the Netherlands that day, Over The Air updates didn't work).

First I tried the browser version of Kies, saw nothing about updates so I downloaded and installed Samsung Kies, but that didn't work either. I watched a help video inside the program which was run with Java (I had to install that too, yet I believed I already had it, but I clicked ok anyway)

I didn't have my USB cable with me to connect my phone to the program and it didn't work via wireless either. So I uninstalled it and tried Kies Mini, that didn't work either so I uninstalled that one too, and then had to reboot.

Wanting to resume my work on a website, I wanted to see how it looked in Chrome, Firefox and IE but noticed NONE of them start up. The process starts and stops in half a second.

Here's a list of things I tried:

1. System Restore up to the point of AFTER installing Samsung Kies (unfortunately I couldn't go back any further)
2. Uninstalled Chrome, Firefox, Samsung Kies, Kies Mini and Java.
3. Reinstalled Chrome, Firefox, Samsung Kies, Kies Mini and Java.
3. Ran Spybot Search and Destroy, found nothing big, no trojans or anything.
4. Deleted as many mentions of the keywords Chrome, Firefox and Kies in... Read more

A:Chrome, Firefox, IE won't start after trying Samsung Kies and Kies Mini. Opera will

Because of forum rules we are not allowed to Analise Hijack this logs. Have you tried Revo Uninstaller? Also look into the add-on and exstentions in Firefox and Chrome to see if Kies still installed. If so disable them. Or try Firefox and Chrome in safe mode.

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Heyy..So i downloaded This File Called Kies from the samsung Website for connecting my phone to my pc and i plugged in my phone and it wa connecting then it said "this device is not suported by kies" when it is made to connect my phone to a computer? I don't get it? I have try'd many fourms but none will answer please help!
 

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This program worked before the upgrade to win 8. Now I just keep getting these dump files. Can someone tell me what my problem might be? Thanks.

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I have an old samsung galaxyGT-P1000 7.1 tablet and I need to transfer my photos from t to my laptop but not having any success with samsung kies It tells me to save it then double click and follow on screen instructions but all that happens is I get a popup progress bar  which stayed like this for hours   I have tried several times without sucess.  I used to have it OK on an old  laptop.

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Windows8 gives the following problem on start up ......well what's new?

after a short while a Windows warning shield advises "Server Busy" with the following useless information, This action cannot be completed because the other program is busy. Choose switch to activate the busy program and correct the problem.

Poor fool me did as the warning shield asked only to be confronted by that magnificently designed Windows start menu that I paid $5 AUD to get rid of and of course there was no program running.

A quick look at task manager showed something interesting. Somehow Samsung Kies had started a tray icon program without being requested to and which does not show up in the tray icon customisation area either which is making some kind of system call. If you end the task the problem goes away, at least for the present.

There have been three updates on the computer that may be responsible one by Microsoft for a driver, one by Nvidia graphics and the final one by Sun Microsystems for java. The problem has only presented itself since these updates and as they were all done in the one session it is not possible for a mere mortal such as myself to pinpoint the exact piece of wizardry responsible.

For those responsible I have taken a few screen shots so they can sit there and laugh and say we gotcha! and for their entertainment are attached.

Anyone in Wizard class is invited to advise me how to get rid of this pain with the least work possible.

A:Samsung Kies problem

This may not be the answer you're looking for but here's what I did; In the first place, I found Kies to be one of the most screwed up pieces of bloatware I've tried, so, as soon as Kies installed the device recognition drivers, I uninstalled Kies and manage my stuff myself. That's about it!

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i download it then the new version then i got a message not compatible on your copmputer....
thinking now to myself am i wasting time using windows 8.1 pro coz i carn't get most of the softwear i could get whilst on windows 7...anyone help me with samsung kies for windows 8 please?

A:samsung kies on windows 8

Hello David,

It shows Kies 3 as compatible with Windows 8**, so it should work if you don't have that version.

SAMSUNG KIES

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My Version of Win 10 is Home.

Tried to install Samsung Kies to update my phone/

But cannot due to being blocked due to "This publisher has been blocked from running software on your machine".

Been to properties of the file to unblock, with no effect.

Some say to run 'Group Policy Editor', but cannot find this and read that with 'Home' edition it is not installed.

Any one know of a fix, to allow 'Kies' to run with my 'Home' version.

thanks

Merry Christmas
 

A:Windows 10 Home - Samsung Kies

You should be able to install it this way :-

This allowed me to install Kies on Windows 10:
Windows key + X key
Command Prompt (Admin)
Shift + right click on program (e.g. Kies) do this in File Explorer
Copy as path
Paste in Command Prompt just right-clicking in the cmd window did the Paste for me
Hit Enter
Text in Italics added by me.

I hope this makes your Christmas Merrier.

Source :- https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/comments/3fk6ks/how_to_unblock_a_publisher_on_windows_10/cwmeece
 

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I use to have Kies on my previous pc but it 'died' on me. As the pc was totally dead I couldn't even search for assistance from TSG or any other like you.
So I took it to 'Curries PC world' expecting to shell out to them to fix it, honestly I was quite willing to pay to get back online. Like so many things we attach our selves to, we don't miss it until it's gone. I was gutted to be told there isn't a damn thing that can be done to retrieve the info, personal stuff like addresses, phone numbers and a whole stack of info. The other thing was, when at one point I downloaded Kies, I couldn't make either of my mobiles to connect. What on earth am I doing wrong
Regarding the above, I would really like to hear from anyone who can furnish me with some advice, like if it is possible to remove a hard disk or what ever. I have a new lap top now so it's only the info, not to use it.

The above leads me onto another problem. I had Samsung Kies installed on my old machine, now though I am trying to install it again, I really do need it for photographic records. The snag is, for the life of me I can't recall who I used before,(that last sentence makes no sense does it), but I'm having problems and had to scan twice, to remove, do they call it 'Malware', something that my internet security found, quarantined and advised me that it wasn't good.

So I would be eternally grateful if first, you can advise me what is caus... Read more

A:Iwant to install Samsung Kies

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Hello.
Yesterday i installed samung kies to update my sgs2 in Win8 CP.
The problem is, when i launch the program nothing happens. I Check the task-manager and the program is listed under Backgrond processes :/
Sorry for my horrible grammar.
How can i make it work ?

A:Samsung Kies Doesnt Work

As far is i've tried out with WDP...

Sorry, but i'm afraid that Samsung Kies isn't compatible with Windows 8.

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I recently did a re-install of W8 and now I find that Samsung Kies Air which was previously working OK now gets a Java error:-

Unable to Launch application.

CouldNotLoadArgumentException[ Could not load file/URL specified: C:\Users\xxx\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\3\2f53e903-46739a78]
at com.sun.javaws.Main.launchApp(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.javaws.Main.continueInSecureThread(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.javaws.Main.access$000(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.javaws.Main$1.run(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)

Any help/info would be appreciated.

A:Java problem with Samsung Kies Air

Do you have the latest java ?

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Hi there,
I have a phone, samsung wave gt s8500 and i am trying to upgrade its firmware (it currently got bada 1.0), i have downloaded samsung kies to do so but as i connect the phone to my pc (windows xp professional) this message comes up
'this devices is not supported by kies 2.0;

I have tried with another samsung phone (galaxy) and the same message appears
I have tried in command mode ?dir msxml*' but then a different message came about bad image ..."Windows\system32\pdh.dll"
Then i installed again the kies and back to the first message
Hope you can help with this
Thank you very much

Jose

A:samsung kies error message

Thread moved to Phone forum for better results.

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Hello,

I have samsung fit phone(s5670) and recently got firmware update via samsung kies .but when i try to update it Kies crashes and give following error.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: CLR20r3
Problem Signature 01: gt-s5670.exe
Problem Signature 02: 11.7.6.1
Problem Signature 03: 4e13ef03
Problem Signature 04: FirmwareUpdateAgent.Common
Problem Signature 05: 1.0.0.0
Problem Signature 06: 4e13ef03
Problem Signature 07: 1fd
Problem Signature 08: 0
Problem Signature 09: System.IndexOutOfRangeException
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789


I have latest samsung Kies version.I dont know whats causing this error.

Little dig from event viewr showed more on error

Application: GT-S5670.exe
Framework Version: v4.0.30319
Description: The process was terminated due to an unhandled exception.
Exception Info: System.IndexOutOfRangeException
Stack:
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A:Samsung Kies error on firmware upgrading

You might try removing and reinstalling Kies. Also try the older version, sometimes newer is not better.
Perhaps there is a Samsung forum where this issue is addressed too.

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I have herewith attached the BSOD crash reports.
My PC specs:
x86
Win7 Ultimate MSDN
Hardware: An year old
Installed: A month back

Thanks in advance..

A:BSOD, Probbably after installing Samsung Kies

  
Quote: Originally Posted by hby2pi


I have herewith attached the BSOD crash reports.
My PC specs:
x86
Win7 Ultimate MSDN
Hardware: An year old
Installed: A month back

Thanks in advance..


HD controller error. Please run a chkdsk as per below.
A- CHKDSK /R /F:

Run CHKDSK /R /F from an elevated (Run as administrator) Command Prompt.

Do this for each hard drive on your system.

When it tells you it can't do it right now - and asks you if you'd like to do it at the next reboot - answer Y (for Yes) and press Enter.

Then reboot and let the test run.

It may take a while for it to run, but keep an occasional eye on it to see if it generates any errors.

See "CHKDSK LogFile" below in order to check the results of the test.
B- Elevated Command Prompt:

Go to Start and type in "cmd.exe" (without the quotes)

At the top of the Search Box, right click on Cmd.exe and select "Run as administrator"
C-CHKDSK LogFile:

Go to Start and type in "eventvwr.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter

Expand the Windows logs heading, then select the Application log file entry.

Double click on the Source column header.

Scroll down the list until you find the Chkdsk entry (wininit for Win7) (winlogon for XP).

Copy/paste the results into your next post.

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As above, I get lots of (4-5) notifications (flashing blue and yellow shields) at the bottom of the screen which relate to Samsung KIES which is the Samsung equivalent of iTunes. I can't seem to turn off the notifications without turning them off for everything and they appear every time I boot up. Is there a way of allowing them though without it flagging up?

A:Samsung KIES causing repeated notifications

Have you allowed the application in your Anti-virus and firewall?

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I installed Kies for Samsung Galaxy Note, but when I connect the mobile via USB it connects to compute (showing a new drive) but the Kies keep giving the statement "Connecting" but not able to connect. My main objective is to use KIES for synchronizing outlook contacts.

A:Samsung Galaxy Note Kies software

You don't need KIES if you are just copying files. If you want to make it work post in their forum for better results. Samsung Kies, not connecting - Samsung Galaxy S Forums : Galaxy S2 S II Forum

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Hi

Recently I purchased a samsung galaxy sII, and I am attempting to connect it to my computer using Samsung Kies, and it is continuously failing to install the MTP driver, and I think this has something to do with the fact that windows update won't offer me any updates whatsoever, or even search for updates. And I think this is the process used for adding drivers?

I haven't posted on a forum for a long time, so if I left anything out feel free to abuse, i mean ask nicely for the information to help me.

Any suggestions are appreciated, thankyou
Sam

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , 32 bit
Processor: Celeron(R) Dual-Core CPU T3100 @ 1.90GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1978 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 797 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 293563 MB, Free - 1792 MB; D: Total - 11479 MB, Free - 1924 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3069, 21.14, CNF0119240
Antivirus: Norton 360, Updated and Enabled
 

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I recently found that my Win 7 PC was only running Microsofts own default VGA video drivers.
My video is SiS760 on board so I downloaded the only drivers I could find but they were for XP.
On installing I found that whilst everything else seemed as good or better than before when booting Samsung Kies (Samsung Galaxy support software) that the program gave a mixture of readable, distorted and broken display.
If I reinstalled Kies there was no change and the problem was still there. It only went when I reverted to Windows generic video drivers.
Can anyone tell me if there is a correct Win 7 driver for the on-board SiS760 graphics device anywhere as I have hunted and cannot find one.
I have also found that using the generic driver the (atrocious) Windows media player 12 does not allow me to change the brightness/contrast/speed options which I was also hoping would be cured by the correct driver.
As this PC came to me as a 'dumper' when the previous owner screwed up a Windows 7 install I'm not sure if it ever had anything other than the default windows drivers for video.
I don't need a mega fast video card as this PC simply controls and reads data from workbench test gear so I'm not going shell out dosh to stick another card in but it would be nice to have full use of WWP12 as it's apparently not possible to downgrade to WMP11.

Thanks in advance for any help.

A:sis760 video + Windows 7 + Samsung Kies problem

Unfourtanently,

You are not going to find a Windows 7 driver for this graphics chipset.
The last release SiS made for that chipset was for 32-bit XP, which meant the laptop you have originally had 32-bit XP on it, and someone tried a Windows 7 upgrade to it (as you said).

If you want full use of the card, reinstall Windows XP on it. That's the only option i'm afraid.

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Hi,

I have a WI-FI Samsung Android GT-P7510 tablet that windows XP operating system is not recognizing.

I downloaded a driver from the Samsung website. However it is for mobile phones. I installed Kies and that did not resolve the issue either. The tab was also reset to factory settings.

I tried to troubleshoot when the message USB device is not recognized pops up. It indicated no driver is installed for this device.

Any assistance to get the correct driver would be appreciated. Thank you!

A:Samsung Android driver - WI-FI Tab GT-P7510MAVXAB32G for Win XP

Try this: Download Samsung Galaxy Tab Windows Drivers! | Android Drivers!

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Can some one tell me how to pair my X1 5th Gen with activated NFC to my Samsung Android. I get the bleeping noise when they get near each other but that is where it ends. Do in need an app on one of both of the devices ?

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Hello guys,

I had my phone working on my home network, but after wiping it to try a new ROM, I cannot connect back to my Win8 network.

Previously I was on a Homegroup on 5 PC's in my home... all the same local user account name and NO password.

Now I get a Login Failure message on my phone which lists some things that could be at fault, but none seem right. Ive been trying to change sharing options on my main PC to see if that helps, but it doesnt.

My phone "sees" the main computer when I do a LAN server scan, but clicking on the found server the error says it may be caused by: "WiFi is off, SMB server is out of network scope, The IP is invalid, Blocked by the firewall, SMB service is off" None of which I think are correct since I have not changed anything on the pcs up till now.

Any ideas?

Thanks,

Mark.

A:Login Failure-Android phone to Win8 server over wifi

..
maybe u should check the option "allow local login"
and most possible coz with windows u make a WINDOWS SHARE .. its not the same as ftp
anyways..
did it ever worked?

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Any help will be appreciated - Hoping to avoid having to buy a new phone.
 

A:Redirect & pop-up issue on Android Samsung Galaxy S4

Hello,

Do you remember how it started?
 

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I wonder if anybody can solve this for me, please

I have about 1000 emails on my gmail account on my mobile.

I want to delete them all in one go.

Trouble is, I can't find any options to allow me to do that. Last thing I want to do is delete each email one by one.

Thanks for any help you can provide.
 

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Hi,
These are the details::
Connecting The Bluetooth of an Android mobile with the Bluetooth of HP laptop didn't succeed
I have followed these steps to pair the the Bluetooth of my HP laptop, and the other Android Bluetooth.
First: I have clicked on 'add' a device'. Second, the Bluetooth of the Android mobile got shown. Then, I have connected to it. After that, 'Comparing pairing Codes' showed to me. (Screen shot below)
Next: Each Bluetooth's user of us accepted that confirmation. Finally: The pair was established well. (Screen shot below):

Although The Android Bluetooth was paired with my My HP laptop Bluetooth successfully, the Android Bluetooth is grayed out on my My laptop Bluetooth list as shown in this screen shot below:

Whenever I have clicked on the Android Bluetooth listed in my the Bluetooth devices, I received no Bluetooth control showed me(NO way to send files since Android Bluetooth is grayed out) Also, whenever the User who has the android mobile phone tries to send file into my laptop Bluetooth paired with his Android Bluetooth, he received an error not sending file.

Although the the Android Bluetooth is enabled to be detected by other Bluetooth devices. If there were a problem with my Laptop Bluetooth, then I would be facing the same problem with connecting(pairing) my Laptop Bluetooth with the Nokia Bluetooth.

Second: Connecting The Bluetooth of a Nokia mobile with the Bluetooth of HP laptop succeeded:

I have ... Read more

A:Samsung Android Bluetooth is grayed out after pairing with a Laptop's

Could anyone at this splendid forum take some of their precious time out to reply to me since this problem is still going on?

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When I plug my Samsung SIII (ice cream sandwich) into my Windows 7 pro USB port, it mounts as a portable device but does not have a drive letter associated with it. This makes it difficult (impossible) for me to reference it for running scripts or with various file copy utilities. I do not want to have to "import" pictures, as that process offers no control over the file selection in my 64gb sim card. How can I mount DCIM directory as a regular windows drive with a drive letter, so that I can perform normal file folder operations on it?

BTW. To add insult to injury, I only want a half dozen pictures out of the many GB in the DCIM folder. However, since I cannot see thumbnails, I cannot pick out the few which I would be happy to drag and drop, if I knew which ones they were.

A:Cannot mount Samsung Android DCIM folder as a windows drive?

is there not a setting on the phone when you plug it into the pc to change it from charge only to mount as disc drive,
i have an HTC with this ability, so im just having a guess as to the samsung.
but i would think it must have the function somewhere on the phone, then it shows in "computer " as a drive with a letter.

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I recently updated my Galaxy Note 5 Android OS after doing so, I found that my Inspiron 5748 no longer connected to my Phone.  I contacted Samsung who said that Dell needed to provide a Marshmallow update that I could download to correct this matter.  I contacted tech support but they wanted me to pay for them to provide help with this problem.  Does anyone have a fix for this?

A:Samsung Note 5 USB interface no longer working since Android System update

Hello!  So it sounds like there is a problem with the drivers.  I would go here and make sure you have the latest drivers for your computer, depending on OS of your laptop.  Generally if there is anything special that needs to be done, it would be on the phone manufacture's side of things so maybe there is an updated USB driver for your phone somewhere?  In general there wouldn't be anything that Dell can do about it since its technically a Samsung problem.  

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I cant reply to any messages or the successful sending of replies is intermittent. Most of the time they just go into the Outbox which doesn't have a SYNC Icon Button in it. Ive tried rebooting the device to no avail. I don't want to have to reinstall the
software as it may permanently wipe out some messages, etc. and I read some very unfavorable things about the updated version of this same App.
What other remedies exist?

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I am curious what settings are recommended for Windows 8.1 when using an SSD for the OS. I have 2 additional Seagate 750gb hybrid drives for storage (1 dedicated for media center recordings and 1 for everything else)

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There are a number of Android apps (Google Play-sourced only), mainly photo and video-related, which I like a lot, although I don't really like using a tablet. I've researched a bit into Android emulators which run on Windows 7 e.g. here

6 best Android emulators for PC | Android Authority

and while the idea sounds great, I wonder -- Android is said to have loads of security flaws. I work pretty hard to keep my Win 7 PC clean (I hope!). Is there a risk that by running Android apps, I'm running security risks?

A:Does running an Android emulator bring Android-type security risks?

First of all, it's simply not true that Android has "lots of security flaws". Of course it's not immune to viruses and attackers, but it's not inherently that its an immense risk in it. There are vulnerabilities, but most problems actually came from using untrusted software that abuses the devise. As always, the number one vulnerability in any system is the user.

Now to business. There is no exact answer to that question. It will greatly depend on what emulator do you use and how it's exactly implemented, how does it manages to run Android software and how much does it emulated and how exactly. Frequently, I would expect a different implementation of the Android low level API, meaning that bugs in Android will never afect an emulator (which in turn can have its own bugs), unless some behavior is there "by design", in which case the emulator should attempt to copy it.
Besides, I would expect the emulator to isolate the host computer from malicious Android software (which is not generally aware of Windows existence). Unless an Android virus specifically targets a particular flaw of a particular version of a particular emulator (which as already happened with virtual machines), I won't worry too much about it.

The comes the problem of what programs do you install on the emulated Android. When you install a virus there, it will attempt to do the same malicious actions than it would do on a real phone. Some actions will work the same, for example those i... Read more

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There are a number of Android apps (Google Play-sourced only), mainly photo and video-related, which I like a lot, although I don't really like using a tablet. I've researched a bit into Android emulators which run on Windows 7 e.g. here

6 best Android emulators for PC | Android Authority

and while the idea sounds great, I wonder -- Android is said to have loads of security flaws. I work pretty hard to keep my Win 7 PC clean (I hope!). Is there a risk that by running Android apps, I'm running security risks?

A:Does running an Android emulator bring Android-type security risks?

First of all, it's simply not true that Android has "lots of security flaws". Of course it's not immune to viruses and attackers, but it's not inherently that its an immense risk in it. There are vulnerabilities, but most problems actually came from using untrusted software that abuses the devise. As always, the number one vulnerability in any system is the user.

Now to business. There is no exact answer to that question. It will greatly depend on what emulator do you use and how it's exactly implemented, how does it manages to run Android software and how much does it emulated and how exactly. Frequently, I would expect a different implementation of the Android low level API, meaning that bugs in Android will never afect an emulator (which in turn can have its own bugs), unless some behavior is there "by design", in which case the emulator should attempt to copy it.
Besides, I would expect the emulator to isolate the host computer from malicious Android software (which is not generally aware of Windows existence). Unless an Android virus specifically targets a particular flaw of a particular version of a particular emulator (which as already happened with virtual machines), I won't worry too much about it.

The comes the problem of what programs do you install on the emulated Android. When you install a virus there, it will attempt to do the same malicious actions than it would do on a real phone. Some actions will work the same, for example those i... Read more

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Today, June 16, 2016, Jide Technology, the creators of the well-known Android-x86-based Remix OS, have announced an official partnership with Android-x86's founder as well as the availability of multiple new Android PCs powered by Remix OS.

Jide Technology has grown a lot in the last couple of years, and today they are proud to announce that the company is already capable of making partnerships with various hardware manufacturers to ship Android PCs and 2-in-1 tablets with Remix OS pre-installed. What this means is that they will thus allow users to run Google's Android operating system on more devices as their primary desktop environment.

"2016 has been an incredibly exciting year for Jide Technology, highlighted by the launch of Remix OS for PC and the several quality partners that we have been fortunate to announce," said Jeremy Chau, Jide Technology CEO and co-founder. "Now, companies and brands that we have always admired are reaching out to us. It?s a win-win situation as we continue to push the capabilities of Android PCs."

But first, the Jide Technology team is happy to announce that Chih-Wei Huang, the founder of the Android-x86 open source project designed to port the latest Android operating to desktop PCs, has now officially joined the creators of Remix OS as the x86 Technology Lead. The company believes that his knowledge of porting Android to desktop computers will further advance the development of Remix OS.

Meet the new Rem... Read more

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I have three e-mail addresses set up on my Android phone. One of these has a notification sound set, so that I will know when I get a mail into that particular address. I've noticed that when I get a mail into that address, the sound is not played. When I go to Settings/Accounts and select Email, I can only see 2 of the three accounts (the one I'm not getting notifications for, is missing) SEE ATTACHMENT

However, when I then click on Settings, I can see all three.

Any ideas if this is part of my problem?

T

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Hello,

Sorry if this is in wrong forum.

I am running XP SP3 and installed Kies ( Samsung Mobile Device Software ) I got it to install, and then I tried to open it and it reads error message said to install .Net Framework 2.5 or 4.0 I did that, actually 3.5 as well. Now when I click to open it reads Kies has encountered a problem and needs to close, send error report...... And thats it. Thats what it does everytime. I have uninstalled it 2 times and put it back on, same result. Anyone else know of this, had it happen?

Sorry again if in wrong forum. Help and advice much appreciated..

Thank You

A:Installing Kies on XP SP3

Are you running SP3? As is stated in the troubleshooting section from Samsung

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Hi there,
I have a phone, samsung wave gt s8500 and i am trying to upgrade its firmware (it currently got bada 1.0), i have downloaded samsung kies to do so but as i connect the phone to my pc (windows xp professional) this message comes up
'this devices is not supported by kies 2.0;

Now... I have uninstall ver 2.0 and downloaded ver 1.0 but opening this webinstaller my laptop jumps and install ver 2.0?

any help please please

Thank you so much

Jose

A:trying to install kies 1.0 but ver 2.0 comes instead

Moved to Phone forum for better results.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II P960 Quad-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3834 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 462802 MB, Free - 151873 MB; D: Total - 13832 MB, Free - 1548 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 1664
Antivirus: Webroot SecureAnywhere, Updated and Enabled

I have been trying on and off to install Kies 3 software to be able to sync my phone and save my info. During installation, the setup crashes and displays the error message, Failed to load DLL:MSSetupAddinDll

Did an online chat with Samsung techs where they tried to remotely install it and when it did the same thing to them, they bailed and left me hanging with a customer satisfaction survey. LOL.
 

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Hi im trying to update OS on my S2 so downloaded Samsung Kies, but i cant get it to open whenever i click to open it takes a while but finally appears on taskbar but when i click to maximize it doesnt open but when you minimize something like
chrome it doesnt close properly(will attach a picture). I have tried many solutions like delete disktrayagent, run as administrator, run in compatibly mode, diagnostic start and none of this works, any idea? Thanks

A:Kies Win7 64bit

Moved thread to Smart Devices forum for better results

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Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated Dr.Web for Android and Dr.Web for Android Light to versions 9.01.5 and 9.00.0, respectively. The update improves the unlock algorithm for devices infected with locker ransomware and resolves known issues.

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In addition, known defects have been corrected.

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It's official: Android N will be called Android Nougat

After teasing the announcement earlier, Google has formally announced the name of Android N, which will be Nougat.





Google first released the Android N Developer Preview back in March, but the company didn't formally announce it until its Google I/O developer conference in May. The firm then asked for users to submit feedback on what the name should be.

Android Nougat is expected to ship within the next couple months, but it's worth noting that the current version of Android, Marshmallow, is only on 10.1% of Android devices. Nougat certainly has its work cut out for it if it wants to gain significant traction.

The company didn't reveal the version number for the next iteration of its mobile OS, but it has been leaked that it will be Android 7.0 Nougat.
 

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Hi there.

I just recently fixed a blue screen with system_service_exception and bad_pool_header by doing some major updating with Windows Update.

Although all my drivers are up to date, I now get this.

Minidump files can be found here.

Additional information:

The blue screen happened right after I started up Kies to upload some photos.

These blue screens have been happening for some time now, perhaps three days. I tried everything from sfc/scannow to a system startup repair back with the system service exception problem before realizing I only had to let Windows Update do its job. (Last updates had been done on 6.6.2012)

What can I do now? Where does this problem even arise from?

A:Driver IRQL Less or Equal (after starting up Kies)

MichaelMalmberg

Please post the Minidump files into the forum .

When you ran the SFC /SCANNOW did it it say it found corrupt files ? Upload the CBS.LOG file

Location: C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.LOG

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Wanneer ik mijn computer opstart krijg ik een gedeelte blauw scherm met de vraag daar op "kies toetsenbordindeling"dit is niet het "Blue screen of dead" of MSDOS scherm, maar draadloze muis en toetsenbord reageren ook niet meer kan ook niet met pijltoetsen over het scherm, geen enkel teken van leven op het scherm en cursor is ook niet te zien, heb dan ook opnieuw verbing met ontvanger gemaakt maar geen succes, had oud toetsenbord met kabel maar ben die kwijt pfffGister wel nieuwe AVG geinstalleerd maar werkte verder prima maar kan nu niets meer.... is dit een bekend probleem Met vriendelijke groet en afwachtend op uw antwoord Gympie

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Google officially concludes Beta Program for Android Nougat; Android O Beta coming soon

Back in March 2016, Google released the "Android N" Developer Preview for a few supported devices. The aim of the program was to allow the company more time to incorporate developer feedback, and to submit the final version of the release to hardware manufacturers for early testing.

Google has now announced that the Android Nougat Beta Program is complete, and that a Beta for the next version of the operating system will be released soon.

Before the official release of Android 7.0 Nougat to the general public, five Developer Previews were seeded out to those willing to test early builds of the operating system on their devices. After the general rollout of the aforementioned iteration of Android, Google also released two versions of Android 7.1 to users in the Developer Preview.

However, now with "Android O" on the horizon, Google has concluded the Beta Program for Android Nougat, saying that:

Thank you for your interest in the Android Beta Program! The beta for Android Nougat has concluded, and all devices that were opted in have been updated to the current public version. If you are still running a beta version of Nougat you may download the latest full OTA image for your device and sideload it. This will not wipe your device. We'll update this site when the Android O Beta Program begins.

In the meantime, you're welcome to talk to other interested us... Read more

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I currently have Win7 & Win8 preview in separate partitions on the same machine. I am trying to figure out the best way to install win8 pro on my system and keep my current dual boot setup with Win 7 intact and stay legal.

So....I have a 3 licence family pack of windows 7 of which I have used only 1 licence. Is there some way I can use one of the remaining win7 licences to upgrade win8pro over top of the Win8 preview and keep my current dual boot win7/win8 setup(legally) and without messing up my current Win7 installation (or Win 8 preview installation for that matter)? Is there any advantage in getting the OEM version instead?

A:Question- upgrading win7HP/win8 preview dual boot to win7/win8 pro

If I understand it correctly; Anyone dual booting a legit version of Window Vista, XP or Win7 and Win8 RP can use the upgrade version of Win8 to do a clean install over the Win8 RP version.

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I just purchased an HP Pavilion 20 All-In-One desktop computer that unfortunately had Windows 8 on it - I needed a computer immediately and no one in town had an all in one with 7 pro. I purchased Windows 7 Pro SP1 64 bit OEM software (from reputable store; computer is 64bit) and thought it would be an easy install - insert disk, follow directions. It acts as if it's installing windows 7, but when it gets to the screen which shows the language, time and - forgot the last drop down choice, I don't have use of the mouse or keyboard. I can't tab, use arrow keys, or anything. I have spent hours searching online before bothering anyone for free advice, but now I'm looking for free advice. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Also, do I post this in Windows 7 Pro or 8 ?

Let me add that this All In One does not have the touch screen monitor.
 

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Can someone please help me.
I installed Windows 8. Then created a new partition and installed Ubuntu on it.
But now if I want to select Windows 8 in Grub, it waits a couple of seconds and then restarts Grub.
Image: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B0B...lFrTnZORlE3T0U
Has anyone an idea how to get Win8(Consumer Preview) working again?

Thanks for every answer

A:Installed Ubuntu,Win8. Now if I select Win8 in Grub it won't start.

Have you tried the Ubuntu forums? I see this thread, perhaps it will help.

[ubuntu] Dual booting 11.10 and Windows 8 - Ubuntu Forums

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Hopefully my explanation of this problem is not too confusing, this my first post.

My system is a multi-boot for Win7, Win8.1 & XP. I boot into Win7 most of the time. The multi-boot is controlled via EasyBCD in Win7. My data drive is a separate disk - F. I have been running this configuration for over a year without any major problems.

The system is an older Dell-XPS Core2 Quad CPU Q9450 A 2.66GHz with 8Gb memory
System drive - 1Tb with four partitions
Data drive - 1 Tb one partition

Recently I booted into Win8.1 after a few weeks of using only Win7. The data drive F: was not available. It does not show up in Disk Management and under Device Manager it shows as not connected to the system when the Unavailable Devices are displayed.

Booting back to Win7, the data drive is available, no problems with it. There are not any errors in the event/system logs in Win8.1 or Win7 related to the data drive F.

One possible cause might be that the motherboard battery was replaced about a week ago. I had to go in the BIOS and make changes for problems encountered when Win7 was booted. Unfortunately, I didn't boot Win8.1 to see if it had any problems. I've looked at the BIOS, but don't see anything that might cause this problem.

The config for the EasyBCD is below for boot into Win7
There are a total of 4 entries listed in the bootloader.

Default: Microsoft Windows 7
Timeout: 30 seconds
Boot Drive: C:\

Entry #1
Name: Windows 8.1
BCD ID: {3081a5c6-c566-11e3-808b-85773c60a873... Read more

A:Multi Boot-Win7 & Win8.1 - Data Drive not seen in Win8.1

First off, why so many entries in BCD ?

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Why wont my Win8 phone come up on my Win8 tablet's Desktop in File Explorer by a USB connection. It did once, but no more. Any suggestions welcome. Thank you!

A:Syncing Win8 phone to win8 tablet by USB connection.

Could be a couple of reasons.

Reboot your phone. Sometimes they just won't talk to each other.All USB cables are not equal. If you use the cable that came with your phone, you should have no problem. If you are using a different cable that came with another device, it may or may not work.

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