1st Down load the android sdk found here= http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html
2nd download the java jdk found here= http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/ja...ads/index.html
3rd download Mobile Stream Easy tether. You can find it on the android market. You can use the free version or the pro. Either version will do.
Now install the java jdk and let it run that's all for the java.
Second extract the android sdk to your c:\ drive.
Meaning right click on the android sdk and choose extract.
A window will appear. In the address bar of that window is were the files will currently be extracted to. Please delete everything in the address bar except the c:\ Then click ok and close the window.
Then go to your start menu and click on it. From there go to computer and click on it. Then you will see an icon that says (c That's your hard drive were you extracted the android sdk. Click/Double click on this icon. From there you should see a folder named Android-sdk something something, Right click on this folder and rename it to AndroidSDK
Please rename the folder exactly as I wrote it capitol letters and all.
Next make sure that you have usb debuggin enabled on your phone. If you can't find this, "PLEASE STOP UNTIL YOU DO"
Now open up the mobile stream easy tether application on you phone. This is needed because it gives you an option to download the .exe file for your os/ windows. - So download the .exe and when its done go to your sd card and find the .exe It should be in your downloads folder on your sd card. Once you have the file transfer it to your Laptop/Pc.
Now run the .exe file and when it opens up it will give you an option of Easy tether core or Android USB drivers. Please choose the Android USB drivers. But "STOP" and click the little arrow next to ANDROID USB DRIVERS. A menu will appear. When it does please choose ENTIRE FEATURE WILL BE INSTALLED ON C:\ DRIVE. Check that option as well. Click install and let it finish.
Now please REBOOT your Laptop/Desktop.
When your pc/laptop is up and running, plug your phone into your pc the drivers should begin to install let it finish.
If your using Windows vista 32bit/64bit or Windows 7- 32bit/64bit go to your start menu and click on it. In the search box at the bottom of the start menu type in cmd. After that press the enter key on your keyboard. If your using Windows Xp then go to your start menu and click on "run" This will bring up a little box on the left side of your desktop. In that menu box type cmd and hit enter on your keyboard. This will bring up a command window as well.
When that command window appears. Type this command.
then hit enter
Now type cd\AndroidSDK\tools\
then hit enter
Now type adb devices. You should see a bunch of numbers.
Those numbers. Represent your phone.
Then hit enter on your keyboard.
You should see the # sign. That means you have adb installed. To test it just type reboot recovery and it should reboot your phone into your current recovery. From there you got it.
I hope this helps anyone who was having a hard time installing adb with the htc drivers.
Edit if you need help installing adb on ubuntu see my thread here