stuck on number 9 on A. Pre-requisite: Android SDK


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  1. incrediblenotinstock

    incrediblenotinstock Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    when i select update driver software i go to the android directory and select usb driver and there is two things in that folder named amd64 and i386. and neither of them work what do i do?
     

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    incrediblenotinstock Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    someone help pleaseeee
     
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    Been a while since I did this, but I think I had the same issue and ended-up just selecting the usb_driver directory itself and not one of the subdirectories. Try this and let me know. If it doesn't work, I'll try to re-install mine. Thanks.
     
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    incrediblenotinstock Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    nah it doesnt work. it says " windows was unable to install your coprocessor "
     
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    Huh? Weird message...you are not on a MAC are you? Which device in the Device Manager are you looking at, is it a "USB Mass Storage Device" under "USB Serial Bus Controllers" and have the yellow triangle with exclaimation mark on it?
     
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    incrediblenotinstock Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    nah im on a pc. windows 7. and the thing with the exclamation point is called coprocessor is that my android?
     
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    thats what it looks like is that my eris?
     
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    Try Installing HTC Sync. Then try to install the drivers again. Worked for me on XP but I have no idea about Vista/Windows 7. Hope this helps!
     
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    Don't know...:confused: Mine shows up as "Android Phone" with "Android ADB Interface" and I've also got an entry until my "USB Controllers" section.

    Okay, let's make sure we're on the same page:

    5. SDK installed?
    6. Phone is in USB debugging mode?
    7. Phone is connected to PC via USB cable?
    8. Ready to update USB driver?
     
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    incrediblenotinstock Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    yes sir. thank you for trying to help me no one else really seems like they wanna haha
     
  11. scary alien

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    incredible, just sent you a PM...
     
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    +1, yeah, I saw others that did this too with success...I never did install Sync myself...so, I couldn't prescribe it...
     
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    incrediblenotinstock Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    it shows up as android phone and abd interface but theres no exclamation point
     
  14. scary alien

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    Okay, good! we don't want the exclamation point anyway...:p

    Can you cd into your android SDK's tools directory and do "adb shell" and see what you get back?
     
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    If you're still stuck and nobody seems to be helping/can't help. Try visiting the IRC the devs usually frequent.

    Chat

    If you don't find anybody in #ErisRootHelp try clicking on #DroidEris.

    I'm usually in there or there's a few devs in there that can help you out with the "ironing out" of details that would usually go overlooked to an inexperienced rooter.

    Hope this helps!
     
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    GhotiPhish3, thanks for chipping in...:) I exchanged several PMs with Incrediblenotinstock on yesterday and even spoke with him on the phone.

    He does need a little bit of guidance and I urged him to very carefully read through the theads to make sure he understands at each step when is about to happen. I got him pointed to the SDK tools directory and tested that 'adb shell' does indeed talk to his phone.

    I was a little uncomfortable urging / nudging him to complete the process over the phone since there is still a learning curve that needs to be addressed. I didn't want to lead him down a path that I could not get him out of -- if you know what I mean... :D

    Hopefully, he'll be cautious and take each step thoughtfully and carefully. Glad to know that someone else also followed-up. Cheers! :)
     
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    Fantastic lol. Always a pleasure helping somebody effectively complete and undergoing such as the Eris root process. I was so lost when I did it, this forum and xda-developers really helped out.

    Thanks again man!
     

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