Guide-windows 8-ADB/fastboot solved!

Luthien1

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This is a guide to help people fix fastboot not being recognized with the new windows 8 consumer preview, which happened to me and i found the easy fix. After installing the preview,
1 connect htc evo 3d, let phone connect and install its own drivers, then under device manager, find htc-update drivers- download and install adb drivers http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?2tunwdxr3q2q8ec

2. Next go into sdk manager and install all updates that are current, make sure you dont let computer go into idle and if files arent downloading correctly, simply redo the update till everything updates properly, might take a few times because windows 8 isnt optimized yet for file transfer, who knows, etc

3. FASTBOOT IS NO LONGER UNDER TOOLS, BECAUSE ITS UNDER PLATFORM TOOLS. the update puts fastboot from tools to platform tools, so to get adb/fastboot to recognize you have to shift/commandprompt where platform tools are for it to recognize adb/fastboot and let you issue commands



There you have it..... maybe i should go into developing, i just got lucky with this, i hope this helps one person out.... rocking the new htc one s rom, htc evo 3d until the next 3d, keep the developing coming
 

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This is a guide to help people fix fastboot not being recognized with the new windows 8 consumer preview, which happened to me and i found the easy fix. After installing the preview,
1 connect htc evo 3d, let phone connect and install its own drivers, then under device manager, find htc-update drivers- download and install adb drivers http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?2tunwdxr3q2q8ec

2. Next go into sdk manager and install all updates that are current, make sure you dont let computer go into idle and if files arent downloading correctly, simply redo the update till everything updates properly, might take a few times because windows 8 isnt optimized yet for file transfer, who knows, etc

3. FASTBOOT IS NO LONGER UNDER TOOLS, BECAUSE ITS UNDER PLATFORM TOOLS. the update puts fastboot from tools to platform tools, so to get adb/fastboot to recognize you have to shift/commandprompt where platform tools are for it to recognize adb/fastboot and let you issue commands



There you have it..... maybe i should go into developing, i just got lucky with this, i hope this helps one person out.... rocking the new htc one s rom, htc evo 3d until the next 3d, keep the developing coming
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1583316
 

Luthien1

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maybe this will help people out, thats whats important....not searching for a somewhat similar one, that might not work. the more the merrier, can lead someone to getting it to work
 
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What the Hell. Dude my guides work. This one however is the one that should be removed. This guide is a joke obviously you have no idea what your doing. When you say in your guide to download all the packages are you aware what's that for ??? Its for full on development. You don't need any of that for fastboot or adb. Unless your planning on developing all that will do is occupy space on your hard drive and a lot of it. Also you could have just pointed the user to newer/latest sdk that will put the tools in platform. No need to download the old sdk just to update to the newer one with a whole lot of installs the average user will never need. Your guide should definitely be removed because its highly incorrect.

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What the Hell. Dude my guides work. This one however is the one that should be removed. This guide is a joke obviously you have no idea what your doing. When you say in your guide to download all the packages are you aware what's that for ??? Its for full on development. You don't need any of that for fastboot or adb. Unless your planning on developing all that will do is occupy space on your hard drive and a lot of it. Also you could have just pointed the user to newer/latest sdk that will put the tools in platform. No need to download the old sdk just to update to the newer one with a whole lot of installs the average user will never need. Your guide should definitely be removed because its highly incorrect.

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Didn't need to insult the guy for just trying to help...
 

Luthien1

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this is what worked for me, i was just trying to help people out there get their windows 8 os working with fastboot and adb....i except all for updating the sdk, but your saying you dont have to to achieve desired results, and i didnt know that... you could of not been so demanding and maybe helpfull, will go alot farther then demanding removal... like your a king of all knowledge
 

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Are you not reading??? Seriously?? My guide was already posted. Read before you post

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Err, yes I read, your guide has like 80 steps, and this guide only had a few and allows for future development... Nothing against yours but It's not the end all be all.

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laie1472

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this is what worked for me, i was just trying to help people out there get their windows 8 os working with fastboot and adb....i except all for updating the sdk, but your saying you dont have to to achieve desired results, and i didnt know that... you could of not been so demanding and maybe helpfull, will go alot farther then demanding removal... like your a king of all knowledge


You could have done your research before posting a guide and you would have known this. As far as being helpful your choice to post "not searching for a similar guide that may or may not work" how was that helpful??? Are you not reading your post ??? When xda member "ssojyeti" posted a link to my thread asking you to read before you post you chose to reply with a non helpful comment towards my guide. When you could have posted something helpful or useful. If the more knowledge,guides,etc the better then why not post something postive about my guide?? Instead you chose not to henceforth my reply. Also your guide is incorrect and instead of doing your research to know what it is your posting you half do it, throw it up as a guide and say its to help the community. Why not just take your time read a little and post a guide were you know what it is your posting about that way when you posted your guide the community would have had the benefit of the time,effort, and research you put into it to provide the best guide you could. That would help the community more wouldn't you agree?? You post a guide on how to get fastboot working and the way your guide is telling the user has nothing really to do with fastboot at all. So you sir could have been more helpful by taking your time to do the research,posting postive feed back about fellow xda members guides, and reading before you post.

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laie1472

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Err, yes I read, your guide has like 80 steps, and this guide only had a few and allows for future development... Nothing against yours but It's not the end all be all.

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Nothing aginst your post but what's the point.??? Did ya ever read me post anything saying my guide was the end all be all ?? Read the guide in fact I say the complete opposite. My guide can be done in 20min and done correctly. If that's to long for you or if its to complicated for you by all means don't use it. Also when you say this guide has room for future development I really have no idea what it is your referring to.


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Nothing aginst your post but what's the point.??? Did ya ever read me post anything saying my guide was the end all be all ?? Read the guide in fact I say the complete opposite. My guide can be done in 20min and done correctly. If that's to long for you or if its to complicated for you by all means don't use it. Also when you say this guide has room for future development I really have no idea what it is your referring to.


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Really? Nothing against his post? You better reread what you've wrote so far. Could have told him nicely...