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Old September 10th, 2011, 05:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I have all my files from my old 2GB SD card that I had on my Incredible backed up on my computer.

I went to connect the Bionic to my computer and it defaulted to USB storage mode and 2 removal disk drives appeared in my computer. When I click one of them (H, it brings me to my SD card. However, when I click the other one (I, it says please insert a disc.

So, to access my internal storage, I have to choose PC mode on the phone and then it reconnects to the computer, and in my computer both removable disk drives disappear, but MTP Device under Audio devices appears. From there I can then access my DATA AND MEDIA folders, and can copy pictures over. But the issue is it won't let me copy over any of my backup files for my apps over because they aren't media files.

This isn't normal, and any suggestions on how to get everything transferred from my old SD card to my new SD card or phone would be greatly appreciated.

Not to mention that the restore features on some apps is all messed up because the SD card is listed as sdcard-ext and internal storage is listed as SD card. What a mess.

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The only work around that I have found so far is to copy the files from the computer to the external SD card. And then use ES File Explorer on the phone to copy the files from the external SD card to the internal SD card/phone storage.
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Another update. I have tried so many things, and still it won't work. I have tried a different USB port. Restarted both the computer and the phone. Tried taking the sd card out and mounting it.

I think it has something to do with the internal storage not being able to unmount, which seems like a hardware issue. Because I decided as a last resort I would try formatting the internal storage, and when I went into the settings to do that, it says unmounting internal storage, and just keeps doing that but never succeeds.
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Really felt like I was talking to myself here, which I was, haha. But regardless, since this thread is here and I'm sure other people will run into this issue, I will post how I resolved it.

PROBLEM SOLVED

For some reason it seemed as though the internal storage did not want to mount/unmount correctly for whatever reason. Steps to relieve this issue were to perform a battery pull. Remove the SD Card. Re-insert the battery and turn on the phone. Connect the phone to the computer, give it 30 seconds (make sure usb mass storage is selected in notification drop down bar) and it will find the internal storage and mount it so the files can be accessed. After verifying that it successfully mounted and unmounted, disconnect phone from the PC. Reinsert SD Card, phone will recognize SD card, and then from then on forward when you connect the phone to the PC, it should allow you to access both the internal storage (sdcard) and external storage (sdcard-ext). Case closed, lol.
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have you downloaded that absolute latest drivers from Motorola (the current version I have is v5.2

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I had this same issue. I seem to have solved it from what I can see. I backed up everything from both internal and external SD cards to my PC. Then I did a full format on both internal and external SD cards. The external one I used a SD card reader and formatted to FAT32 with defaults. To format the internal one you have to go into Settings and into Storage. If it hangs on Unmounting when you hit format, then reboot the phone. As soon as the phone is started try again and then you can restore your both SD card data.
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So this brings up some good questions about the storage and how things are stored.

On the internal storage there is 3.5GB of "application storage," which is where apps install by default. Then you have 8GB of "Internal storage," on which you can save photos, movies, music, etc. Apps also can store data here as well, so you'll likely see it decrease over time. So this leaves us with 8GB to use, but app data needs this space. How much space are you willing to use of this 8 for your personal storage of files? Im sure it would be difficult to exceed 2 gigs of app data so your probably safe storing 6GB, but this is all just a guess.

What does everyone else think?
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Really felt like I was talking to myself here, which I was, haha. But regardless, since this thread is here and I'm sure other people will run into this issue, I will post how I resolved it.

PROBLEM SOLVED

For some reason it seemed as though the internal storage did not want to mount/unmount correctly for whatever reason. Steps to relieve this issue were to perform a battery pull. Remove the SD Card. Re-insert the battery and turn on the phone. Connect the phone to the computer, give it 30 seconds (make sure usb mass storage is selected in notification drop down bar) and it will find the internal storage and mount it so the files can be accessed. After verifying that it successfully mounted and unmounted, disconnect phone from the PC. Reinsert SD Card, phone will recognize SD card, and then from then on forward when you connect the phone to the PC, it should allow you to access both the internal storage (sdcard) and external storage (sdcard-ext). Case closed, lol.
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So this brings up some good questions about the storage and how things are stored.

On the internal storage there is 3.5GB of "application storage," which is where apps install by default. Then you have 8GB of "Internal storage," on which you can save photos, movies, music, etc. Apps also can store data here as well, so you'll likely see it decrease over time. So this leaves us with 8GB to use, but app data needs this space. How much space are you willing to use of this 8 for your personal storage of files? Im sure it would be difficult to exceed 2 gigs of app data so your probably safe storing 6GB, but this is all just a guess.

What does everyone else think?
App data is stored in a different partition /data
Webtop uses the internal flash too.
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4gig /data/app or /data
4gig webtop
16gig /sdcard-ext or whatever size you have in there.
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Ahhh, so there are 2 SDCards - the internal, split into 4.2 / 3.8 / 8 and the external.

So, the ROM and RAM are still internal NAND flash?
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Really felt like I was talking to myself here, which I was, haha. But regardless, since this thread is here and I'm sure other people will run into this issue, I will post how I resolved it.

PROBLEM SOLVED

For some reason it seemed as though the internal storage did not want to mount/unmount correctly for whatever reason. Steps to relieve this issue were to perform a battery pull. Remove the SD Card. Re-insert the battery and turn on the phone. Connect the phone to the computer, give it 30 seconds (make sure usb mass storage is selected in notification drop down bar) and it will find the internal storage and mount it so the files can be accessed. After verifying that it successfully mounted and unmounted, disconnect phone from the PC. Reinsert SD Card, phone will recognize SD card, and then from then on forward when you connect the phone to the PC, it should allow you to access both the internal storage (sdcard) and external storage (sdcard-ext). Case closed, lol.
Okay, finally got around to doing this. Wouldn't recognize internal SD card with or without ext SD card. Tried USB Mass mode and PC mode. Grr. So, I still have no access.
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It's not instantaneous - on my system it can take up to a minute for the internal card to be recognized by the system using USB Mass Storage selection.

On PC it lumps everything together as one device, there is no separation of hte 2 (or more) partitions.
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Yeah, I worked with it for a long time - gave it plenty of time. Maybe I should try again - I have a 32GB ext card in and it might take longer.

It will see the Droid in PC mode, but shows no files and doesn't allow browsing. In USB Mass mode it only shows the external card - which is better than nothing, I can cut and paste. I don't need to do this very often anyway.

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Really felt like I was talking to myself here, which I was, haha. But regardless, since this thread is here and I'm sure other people will run into this issue, I will post how I resolved it.

PROBLEM SOLVED

For some reason it seemed as though the internal storage did not want to mount/unmount correctly for whatever reason. Steps to relieve this issue were to perform a battery pull. Remove the SD Card. Re-insert the battery and turn on the phone. Connect the phone to the computer, give it 30 seconds (make sure usb mass storage is selected in notification drop down bar) and it will find the internal storage and mount it so the files can be accessed. After verifying that it successfully mounted and unmounted, disconnect phone from the PC. Reinsert SD Card, phone will recognize SD card, and then from then on forward when you connect the phone to the PC, it should allow you to access both the internal storage (sdcard) and external storage (sdcard-ext). Case closed, lol.
I tried this, it worked 1 time only & then never again. I only see the card not the internal storage??????
Any other ideas to resolve this?

Help doesn't work for my bionic
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OK, let's walk through the entire procedure to get it working. Start from the beginning and let me know what you do step by step.

Also, what operating system are you running on your computer, and do you have the latest drivers from my signature?
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I tried this, it worked 1 time only & then never again. I only see the card not the internal storage??????
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Help doesn't work for my bionic

Mine did the same - I could see them all for about ten seconds, then nothing.
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I'm curious as to how many of you who are having this problem is using your previous USB charging cable or the one that came with the Bionic. I was having this same problem until someone told me that I needed to use the cable that came with the Bionic. I stopped by the Verizon store and inquired but the employee there quickly dismissed my comments. Well, I got home and tried using the old cables with no success. I then used the USB that came with the Bionic and viola...it worked! Even customer support has not heard of this! The argument was that there are NO drivers in the cables (duh). My argument is that all it takes is one more wired connection in the Bionic USB cable and it works. I still can't navigate around my screen and you need to be on a HOME page when connecting.

I hope this works for you as well.
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I spent more time than I care to recall on this one also.

I would diddle and diddle and for no apparent reason it would start to work. It would work once. The next time I connected it wouldn't.

I just tried something that seemed to work.

I am connected with the USB cable that came with my Droid X cradle (last year). The Home screen was on my Bionic. It was only recognizing my SD card.

With it still connected I powered the Bionic off and powered it back on.

When the Home screen was displayed the SD card was displayed. After 12 seconds later another disk drive displayed phone memory.

I unplugged the USB cable and both went away. I plugged in the USB cable and only the SD card was shown. I powered off and powered on and both appeared again.

This comes pretty close to PROBLEM SOLVED … while still connected power off the Bionic and power it back on.

(I do have No Lock installed on the Bionic [the best I have found] and it was set to Unlock.)

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FYI, I checked again and I get both drives showing by using the cord that came with my Bionic. When I tried another cord, it froze the phone and I had to unplug to get the phone to respond again. It seems that there is something like an extra connection in the Bionic cord that makes it particular. I'm just surprised (ok...not really) that Verizon/Motorola hasn't addressed this yet. My old cord charges fine...just no looking at the cards within.
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Did you try the solution I found ... turn it off and turn it on again?

My GUESS is that the condition is sometimes raised preventing it from recognizing the memoiry and the condtion is reset with a power off/power on.

I get the same result with the cable that came with ...

Droid X (last year)
Droid X Cradle (last year)
Bionic (this month)

This reset ALWAYS works for me.

(Also ... I do not have to have the Bionic on the Home screen when conecting the USB cable. The displayed screen seems to have no effect.)

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Yes, I tried your suggestions but they did not work for me. My suspicions is that the older LG cable I tried did not work because it may have been missing a connector wire within the cable itself. Over on the Motorola forum, they are having some great discussions about this and it seems that using the original cable that came with the Bionic is solving their issues.

As for being able to use it on any page other than the home page, I have not much luck there. Some of this may have to do with the computer type as well (I'm using it on a Vista Laptop). I need to try it on my desktop Windows 7 (x64 bit) later.
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It soundes like you had a different problem than the one I was having.

Mine has stopped happening. Now that I have a solution I don't seem to need it.

My workstation is a dual quad-core Windows 7 x64 machine with all maintenance applied.

Since none of the 60 people who read this have chimed in I conclude that it might be that I was running into an internal timing problem unque to my enviropnment.

Has anyone else had the hang and tried the power off/power on solution?

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Yes, I'm having the same problem. I tried the pull battery approach last week and it partially helped -- it allowed me to see the internal drive if the SD card wasn't installed, but never both drives at once. I just tried it again and without the SD card both drives show up but are not accessible (either read or write). The fact that for me (and many others) it *sometimes* works and, without changing anything, then stops working, indicates that there may not be a stable solution, at least for many of us.

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Mine has stopped happening. Now that I have a solution I don't seem to need it.

My workstation is a dual quad-core Windows 7 x64 machine with all maintenance applied.

Since none of the 60 people who read this have chimed in I conclude that it might be that I was running into an internal timing problem unque to my enviropnment.

Has anyone else had the hang and tried the power off/power on solution?

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Yes, I'm having the same problem. I tried the pull battery approach last week and it partially helped -- it allowed me to see the internal drive if the SD card wasn't installed, but never both drives at once. I just tried it again and without the SD card both drives show up but are not accessible (either read or write). The fact that for me (and many others) it *sometimes* works and, without changing anything, then stops working, indicates that there may not be a stable solution, at least for many of us.

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We have two droids, mine and my wife's. I can not get her phone to connect consistently. While mine has no issues. Seems to be a phone issue rather than drivers. Good place to start, but not the issue here.
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I am using the Motorola supplied cable and have this issue with my wife's phone, but not with mine. Her phone will not connect on either my pc or her pc. But my phone will connect on both pc's. Seems to be a phone based setting.
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Thanks Duckster! I was totally brushing off the idea that it could be the cable until you mentioned a possible missing connector wire. I was using an old LG USB cable so I tried the official motorola cable that came with my bionic and it worked!
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As for being able to use it on any page other than the home page, I have not much luck there. Some of this may have to do with the computer type as well (I'm using it on a Vista Laptop). I need to try it on my desktop Windows 7 (x64 bit) later.
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I'm using the same cables I used for my OG DROID - but, they were cables that I bought from monoprice - USB micro 5 pin cables.

I had no idea that the DROID (and other older Android-based phones) may have come with a USB micro 4 pin connector....but that would make perfect sense....

But, I thought that only USB mini came with a 4 and 5 pin variety - I thought that the ISO / IEE standard (or whoever makes standard for cables and such) mandated that all usb micro connectors had 5 pins, no less....

still weird....
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Thanks Duckster! I was totally brushing off the idea that it could be the cable until you mentioned a possible missing connector wire. I was using an old LG USB cable so I tried the official motorola cable that came with my bionic and it worked!
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I'm glad it all worked out for you DBtri68! I guess not all suggested solutions will help everyone, but it helps some. I haven't had any more problems since using the proper cables albeit it doesn't work for everyone. My old LG USB cables will charge my Bionic but it won't let me connect to my PC unrestricted.
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Old November 2nd, 2011, 07:52 PM   #31 (permalink)
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I treid power-off power-on (reboot) and no help. Best I get is the external SD card, nothing internal. Only get internal if/when pull the SD card and battery, return battery and plug into a particular USB port! Using Motorola cord that came with Bionic - things were not even this good with other cables.

Asked Motorola about it. They sent me to a page where it says to ONLY use the cord that comes with the phone. They go on to say that if the procedure doesn't work, do a factory reset! I would rather pull the SD card and read it directly every time than do a factory reset (it takes so many hours to get settings right).
Here is the Motorola page (and I think its aimed at 2.2, not 2.3):

ANDROID 2.2 - Can't Connect to PC

I think there are some 2.3 pages about this issue.
We gotta keep asking Moto to fix this.

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Did you try the solution I found ... turn it off and turn it on again?

My GUESS is that the condition is sometimes raised preventing it from recognizing the memoiry and the condtion is reset with a power off/power on.

I get the same result with the cable that came with ...

Droid X (last year)
Droid X Cradle (last year)
Bionic (this month)

This reset ALWAYS works for me.

(Also ... I do not have to have the Bionic on the Home screen when conecting the USB cable. The displayed screen seems to have no effect.)

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I treid power-off power-on (reboot) and no help. Best I get is the external SD card, nothing internal. Only get internal if/when pull the SD card and battery, return battery and plug into a particular USB port! Using Motorola cord that came with Bionic - things were not even this good with other cables.

Asked Motorola about it. They sent me to a page where it says to ONLY use the cord that comes with the phone. They go on to say that if the procedure doesn't work, do a factory reset! I would rather pull the SD card and read it directly every time than do a factory reset (it takes so many hours to get settings right).
Here is the Motorola page (and I think its aimed at 2.2, not 2.3):

ANDROID 2.2 - Can't Connect to PC

I think there are some 2.3 pages about this issue.
We gotta keep asking Moto to fix this.
I hate to say it, but that is not nearly a majority of users by far. Have you considered trying to factory reset to see if it works? because if it does then it is an app you have installed that is blocking it....and thus it is not Moto's problem at all.

Also, if it only works when you're in a particular USB port, then you have far larger issues to begin with - either with the phone or with your PC, and you should get those checked out first.

How does it work (if at all) on a completely different PC?
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I treid power-off power-on (reboot) and no help. Best I get is the external SD card, nothing internal. Only get internal if/when pull the SD card and battery, return battery and plug into a particular USB port! Using Motorola cord that came with Bionic - things were not even this good with other cables.

Asked Motorola about it. They sent me to a page where it says to ONLY use the cord that comes with the phone. They go on to say that if the procedure doesn't work, do a factory reset! I would rather pull the SD card and read it directly every time than do a factory reset (it takes so many hours to get settings right).
Here is the Motorola page (and I think its aimed at 2.2, not 2.3):

ANDROID 2.2 - Can't Connect to PC

I think there are some 2.3 pages about this issue.
We gotta keep asking Moto to fix this.
Are you in USB Mass Storage mode?

Id did not work for me once in about 100 times. When that happend I pulled the battery without touching the card.

Another thing ... I don't know how many USB srives you have shown ... my SD-EXT has always come up on the same drive letter. The SD came up on another andconsistently and it now is constently on another drive.

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I hate to say it, but that is not nearly a majority of users by far. Have you considered trying to factory reset to see if it works? because if it does then it is an app you have installed that is blocking it....and thus it is not Moto's problem at all.
Excellent point. And I will consider it if all else fails (or I just get fed-up).

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Also, if it only works when you're in a particular USB port, then you have far larger issues to begin with - either with the phone or with your PC, and you should get those checked out first.
Yes and no, according to Motorola.. part of their description of how to fix this problem includes switching USB ports. But I have to agree, once things are fixed it should work with seamlessly any USB port.

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How does it work (if at all) on a completely different PC?
I will check it out another XP PC tomorrow. It has ALWAYS worked fine on my Windows 7 machine, (64 bit), and with ANY USB cord! For this reason I can say that the phone seems to work, and wonder why some "blocking" application would know the difference between the two PC's drivers. I suppose there could still be some interaction between an application and the specifics of different drivers.. but that seems a bit of a stretch. Of course, its been years since I got my Computer Science degrees, so I am probably out of touch.

New development. I downloaded your pre-release USB driver 5.2.1 - and after a reboot the PC showed both drives and contents! Then, waited a while, disconnected, reconnected and only the external one shows up (another drive shows up but asks to put a disk in, always shows two drives and starts VZW VCast when USB connected). Rebooted
phone (power off/on) still just external SD readable. Now both USB ports do the same (unsatisfactory) thing. This reminds me - the very first time I downloaded the Motorola latest version a few weeks ago I had the same experience. Worked once. Tried downloading it again, no change.

Also, when I switch to "PC Mode", on this machine I get two MTP device entries, one looks like a camera and is empty and another looks like a MP3 Player and has most of my files, although trying to open my DCIM, Camera seems to lock-up the explorer window (it has a lot of files, some pretty large videos). On my other XP computer the (single) MTP device allows DCIM data transfer to the PC only, looks like a camera to Photoshop, very different behavior on this PC.

Altogether, this is pretty messed up (but I must admit, getting slightly better). Now that I have a better driver and the right cord, maybe it is time for a factory reset.
First I will try various sequences of booting the PC and the phone and whatever else I can think of. And, the overriding fact that a different PC OS works remains an important clue to me.
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Check your antivirus program - it might be locking the access to the drive because you're disconnecting too fast an it cannot finish scanning it....
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Check your antivirus program - it might be locking the access to the drive because you're disconnecting too fast an it cannot finish scanning it....
Today I went to my work XP Laptop. In the past it has had the same problems. So, first I made sure the problems were unchanged with the actual Mot Bionic USB cable (problem not fixed even with Bionic reboot). Then I installed the Pre-release driver, and bingo, saw both drives. Unplugged and waited and tried again. Still good. Rebooted computer, no good. Rebooted phone, good again. Tried several reboots. Only way to be sure to get both internal and external to show up populated on the PC is to reboot the Bionic with the Motorola USB cable (on this Laptop with XP). I will report again if this fails in the future.

Now i just have one machine (XP at home) that does not work, even using the correct cable and Pre-release driver. I continue to be suspicious of the specific PC rather than the Bionic. The saga goes on, very good improvement, some work to be done.
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Happy Works with all my PCs. Back to happy. Thanks all.

Went home, connected Bionic with Mot USB cable. Typical, one disk shows external, other has no content (says "please insert disk"). Left USB cable connected, Power Off Bionic, Boot, both disks came up with content. If there are no other problems I assume all problems fixed all machines. Thanks for the help 'droid forum and especially johnlgalt for your advice and providing link to an actually useful driver!!!

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Today I went to my work XP Laptop. In the past it has had the same problems. So, first I made sure the problems were unchanged with the actual Mot Bionic USB cable (problem not fixed even with Bionic reboot). Then I installed the Pre-release driver, and bingo, saw both drives. Unplugged and waited and tried again. Still good. Rebooted computer, no good. Rebooted phone, good again. Tried several reboots. Only way to be sure to get both internal and external to show up populated on the PC is to reboot the Bionic with the Motorola USB cable (on this Laptop with XP). I will report again if this fails in the future.

Now i just have one machine (XP at home) that does not work, even using the correct cable and Pre-release driver. I continue to be suspicious of the specific PC rather than the Bionic. The saga goes on, very good improvement, some work to be done.
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You're welcome - it's what I did for a living (this sort of troubleshooting) for 15 years now lol....including at Castle Cops (among other places, as well as in real life).

It takes a little while when I cannot get my own hands onto the device(s) in question, though. Thanks for being patient with the troubleshooting process.
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I had a similar problem on an unrooted Bionic and the solution I found on another forum was getting rid of all apps that were installed into the Media Area (not by me, but by default) and rebooting. Settings->Apps-> Storage --> Media Area, look for green checks. (The problem probably only occurred with some, that were in memory when Bionic was trying to unmount the internal storage and couldn't).
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