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[TUTORIAL FOR N00BS] Install drivers on windows (fastboot and adb)

23rd September 2012, 06:45 PM |#1  
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Little tutorial to help everyone out

download: https://dl-ssl.google.com//android/r...er_windows.zip



Some pictures, step by sptep to help!
PUT YOUR PHONE ON FASTBOOT MODE AND PLUG IT TO YOUR PC! (truned off, press vol+ and power button)



READ THIS:

- at step 5 you have to browse your files and select the "usb_drivers" folder that you just downloaded then choose "Let me pick...".

- at step 6 it appear "asus android device" in my case but DONT care about that. Select "all devices". The next step is the important part.

- at step 7 click on have disk and browse to your usb_drivers folder and select "android_winusb.inf"




After this you can use commands to root, flash new recoveries, and go back to completly stock using bootloader mode on your device.
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23rd September 2012, 08:17 PM |#2  
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=895545 (FULL TUTORIAL)

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=882815 (BIG FAQ)

Maybe all noobs need to read the BIG FAQ
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kwibis

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=895545 (FULL TUTORIAL)

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=882815 (BIG FAQ)

Maybe all noobs need to read the BIG FAQ

dont be hater, i just wanted to make a thread more specific to this problem cuz sometimes its hard to find the awnser on those large thread
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24th September 2012, 03:53 PM |#4  
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or you could just boot your device into download mode and plug it in....no downloading from any SHADY file hosts that force you to use their downloader, and no confusing instructions....boot to download mode, plug your phone in, then wait.
24th September 2012, 05:34 PM |#5  
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Thats a good ideia too, but anyways... u can wathever drivers u want from who u want. This tutorial was mainly fpcused on new people arriving to our world!

sent from my Nyan NeXus S

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Sorry, didn't mean to be a hater lol. But there is that faq with all the stuff you need to know to start up.

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Hi I am getting trouble moving beyond step 5 this is what i get :

Windows 8 is not able to install Android 1.0 as it was not able to find the drivers. I also included the subfolders but its still giving me the same error.

Any suggestions to go around this?
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After chosing the folder did u downloaded the all zip file? Did u unzip it after?

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just click let me pick instead of next
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Originally Posted by Cascabreu

After chosing the folder did u downloaded the all zip file? Did u unzip it after?

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just click let me pick instead of next

Hello, I have the same problem as eddyed911, I get the same message when trying to install the drivers by following your procedure: "Windows could not find the driver software for your device."

To answer your question for him, I did unzip the file. Any ideas?
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Re: [TUTORIAL FOR N00BS] Install drivers on windows (fastboot and adb)
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Originally Posted by radinfinitum

Hello, I have the same problem as eddyed911, I get the same message when trying to install the drivers by following your procedure: "Windows could not find the driver software for your device."

To answer your question for him, I did unzip the file. Any ideas?

Choose let me pick and select the drivers folder

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