Flash forward to this morning, I get back to work on my Kindle Fire and find that, much to my dismay, I can't mount it. Not even in TWRP. I used to be able to, but now I can't. At first I thought it was the computer, so I went to another computer, and that one didn't work either. No biggie, I'll just use ADB to sideload an OS and then I'll be able to transfer files on there. I install the new OS and the Gapps, but it still won't connect. The next 12 hours at this point are spent googling and trying everything.
So now I'm here. I'd say it was because I damaged the USB port, or wasn't using the proper cord, but I've been using the same cord I always use, and every time I hook it up, it says it's installing drivers, but that installation eventually fails. When I go to Device Manager, The F drive under Portable Devices is usually missing, and the failed kindle driver is under Other Devices.
Now, I could just use ADB, but it's just kind of a pain and needlessly obtuse compared to simple drag and drop, and I'm a little worried at this point because, as previously stated, it won't even mount in TWRP.
If I weren't desperate, I wouldn't have made an account to beg and annoy you fine folks for help, but I've looked everywhere else and can't seem to find anything.
Thanks in advance.