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[Q] Can't connect to Windows 8.1

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By aaronfrickinaustin, Member on 5th March 2014, 04:52 PM
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I've tried every solution I could find, and nothing works.
My phone shows up in Device Manager, but not under my devices in My Computer.
What do I do?
 
 
5th March 2014, 05:34 PM |#2  
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In device manager, click uninstall and also uninstall the driver. Disable USB debugging and connect again... What happens?

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5th March 2014, 06:01 PM |#3  
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just in case:
make sure to connect it to a USB 2 port. nexus 5 does not play well with USB 3 ports.
5th March 2014, 06:21 PM |#4  
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Originally Posted by aaronfrickinaustin

I've tried every solution I could find, and nothing works.
My phone shows up in Device Manager, but not under my devices in My Computer.
What do I do?

some users faced problems in drivers on window 8.1 so to solve this issue:
Code:
1) From the Window 8.1 Start screen, move your mouse to the top (or bottom) right corner, and click Settings;
2) Click "Change PC Settings";
3) click Update and Recovery;
4) Under Advanced startup, click "Restart Now";
5) Wait for it to restart;
6) Click "Troubleshoot";
7) Click "Advanced options";
8) Click "Startup settings";
9) Click "Restart";
10) Wait for it to restart;
11) Press F7 (i.e, the F7 function key);
Now you can install the driver.
5th March 2014, 08:25 PM |#5  
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Originally Posted by stealthj

In device manager, click uninstall and also uninstall the driver. Disable USB debugging and connect again... What happens?

Sent from my Nexus 7 using xda app-developers app

I uninstalled it from device manager, disabled usb debugging, it's still not showing up

EDIT- Never mind, I did it again, and it worked thanks!
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