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Windows 8.1 Users be careful!!!

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31st August 2014, 07:31 PM   |  #11  
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I am on Windows 8.1 and I have never faced such an issue, but still thanks for the warning.
1st September 2014, 07:35 AM   |  #12  
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Originally Posted by rahulchowdhury

I am on Windows 8.1 and I have never faced such an issue, but still thanks for the warning.

Your lucky.. or... Smart

I had auto driver updates turned on. Once I turned them off and reset the driver I Was good
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Your lucky.. or... Smart

I had auto driver updates turned on. Once I turned them off and reset the driver I Was good

Cool, however I have Auto Updates turned on, no probs till now. Hope it doesn't bug me like it did in your case.
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I have auto updates turned on too.Apparently the driver was already installed on my PC but MTP and ADB work fine.
I'm using Windows 8.1 64-Bit

2nd September 2014, 12:16 AM   |  #15  
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I thought i was going crazy! I lost MTP and ADB and could not figure out why. I forced the Google USB driver but it still got overwritten!

I turned off automatic driver updates and deleted all drivers... Found this waiting for me!

It caused all sorts of issues. If your on Win 8.1 be warned!!!

I didn't like the look of it when it showed up in Win Update, so I just hid it, thanks for the heads up anyway!
6th September 2014, 08:02 PM   |  #16  
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If you look in the device manager you might find multiple instances of the driver under the ACER device. Deleting all of the "greyed out" (ghost) ones may resolve the problem. Otherwise deleting them all and then connecting the device should work. If not, delete the device under Portable devices, then connecting your device will clear up the problem.

---------- Post added at 03:02 PM ---------- Previous post was at 02:59 PM ----------

And yes, that update was an unexpected a$$-kicker. It knocked out N5 and N4 too.
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