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[Q] Nexus 5 doesn't realize it's connected to PC

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Default [Q] Nexus 5 doesn't realize it's connected to PC

I've seen many solutions for the reverse, but not for this problem.

I've got my Nexus 5 connected to my PC right now. I'm trying to copy files off of it, but the Nexus doesn't realize it's connected to the PC. With Android debugging on, Windows realizes there's an "Unknown USB Device" connected, but Android doesn't recognize the computer is connected at all. I've tried the other computer in our house and had the same issue.

I'm running on 4.4.2, so it shouldn't be something too out there, but I can't figure out what else to do.
 
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On the other PC, did you use a different cable?

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On the other PC, did you use a different cable?

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Using a different cable I was able to get the Tethering options to show up. Activating Tethering, the Nexus 5 was recognized as a "USB Composite Device". Trying to manually specify the USB driver to use hasn't changed anything.
 
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With the different cable, deactivate tethering then delete the device in device manager. See if anything else shows up. Could be cable issue, could be phone port issue

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Got it working. At some point I unchecked both the MTP and PTP connection options, but for whatever reason plugging the phone back into the computer didn't make the notification pop up. I had to go to Settings -> Storage -> (menu) USB computer connection in order to turn it back on.

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