Originally Posted by shadokreep
I didn't have access to another usb cord but upon researching some other people were having the same problems as me. So I found a program called pdanet that fixed this problem even though the usb modem was still not detected in device manager, but adb was finally detected. I then installed the esteem drivers and got superuser installed.
Appreciate ur help.
You're welcome, Also thanks for bringing up Pdanet as I will keep that in mind when I root other phones with USB problems.