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By mr-cook, Recognized Contributor on 9th November 2012, 08:09 PM
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15th February 2013, 01:27 AM |#1261  
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Nope. Right clicking does the same as left click...after a minute it will shut down Windows Explorer until I unplug the USB from the phone

Try in CWM and see if your computer recognizes it. In CWM go to mounts and storage and select mount usb. See if that works and we can go from there.

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15th February 2013, 01:35 AM |#1262  
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Try in CWM and see if your computer recognizes it. In CWM go to mounts and storage and select mount usb. See if that works and we can go from there.

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Windows tried installing a device driver for a "samsung mobile USB composite device" and failed. No drives appear from the phone in "Computer." Just my hard drive and dvd drive.
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Windows tried installing a device driver for a "samsung mobile USB composite device" and failed. No drives from the phone are there in "Computer." Just my hard drive and dvd drive.

Was your phone by chance already plugged into the computer when you tried installing the samsung drivers?

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Was your phone by chance already plugged into the computer when you tried installing the samsung drivers?

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no. uninstalled and reinstalled with phone unplugged from PC
15th February 2013, 01:56 AM |#1265  
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no. uninstalled and reinstalled with phone unplugged from PC

Ok. When you plug your phone in does it make the sound?
Do you get the usb symbol in the status bar?
Select that symbol from the status bar, and select mount mass storage?
Then what happens? Anything?

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15th February 2013, 02:00 AM |#1266  
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With your phone plugged in to the computer open the device manager on the computer. You will notice your phone with the yellow marking. Click on it to open the window. Remove the failed windows driver. Unhook your phone from computer when done. Plug your phone back up to the computer and let windows look again and install the drivers. I ran into a similar problem. The windows driver will work. Hopefully this helps
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Ok. When you plug your phone in does it make the sound?
Do you get the usb symbol in the status bar?
Select that symbol from the status bar, and select mount mass storage?
Then what happens? Anything?

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Yes
I do that
Windows tries to install device driver and it says what I said a few posts ago about samsung usb composite device failed

Now when you told me to go into CWM, told me to mount USB, when I go to plug it into the PC now it does absolutely nothing. no sound from PC and phone has no USB symbol in notification bar. like its not even connected?

EDIT: NO idea why but it started working again. I went into CWM and did the mount unmount USB storage again and when I plugged it into PC... its working. Well for now anyways! I will keep you's up to date.

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With your phone plugged in to the computer open the device manager on the computer. You will notice your phone with the yellow marking. Click on it to open the window. Remove the failed windows driver. Unhook your phone from computer when done. Plug your phone back up to the computer and let windows look again and install the drivers. I ran into a similar problem. The windows driver will work. Hopefully this helps

Yeah did that too and was doing the same thing.... driver failed to install
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Another thing to try is a different usb cable. You would think all cables with the same ends are the same. This is not so. Some cable will work to charge your phone but not data transfer. I do have One cord that used to work on stock rom and now does not. Give it a try.
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I blame Windows. Closely followed by your computer.

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Another thing to try is a different usb cable. You would think all cables with the same ends are the same. This is not so. Some cable will work to charge your phone but not data transfer. I do have One cord that used to work on stock rom and now does not. Give it a try.

Yeah I know this. Its the OEM USB cable that came with the phone.

My last posts EDIT may be overlooked but its working again. NO idea why though. I went back into CWM after I was in there before mount and unmount USB and when I rebooted the phone didnt recognize the cable was plugged in. So I did it again and when I tried it again, PC recognized it? I have no clue why or what happened but whatever. I will keeps ya's informed to see if it stays working or it goes crazy again. Thanks to everyone who helped.

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I blame Windows. Closely followed by your computer.

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oh I hear ya. My PC (Windows 7) is pretty solid though. Dont ever have any issues, Sorry and thanks again.
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