USB drivers not working after flash to latest ROM (OTA)


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    droidkevlar Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    After following the guide to a T that GrdLck posted, I cannot get to the adb. When I try to add the drivers, I get an error saying not found. I have tried on 2 diff machines. Win 7 32bit and 64bit. Anyone have any ideas on how to fix this? Am I missing something?
     

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  2. Having the same problem, kevlar... so interested to hear if anyone has any suggestions. Everything is working great, except this.
     
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    droidkevlar Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I have even tried adding other drivers like HTC Sync or the vista drivers and when I do, it says I dont have root. But I know I do. So I have uninstalled those drivers and gone back to the yellow !
     
  4. Are you still able to mount your sd card as a disk drive with the phone connected via USB, kevlar? Seems I am unable to do that as well with this particular ROM...
     
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    droidkevlar Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Yes I can.
     
  6. Plthhh, okay ;)

    Reboot time.
     
  7. Okay *that* problem was just Windows being dumb (go figure)... so ignore that one ;) But still after a phone reboot and a PC reboot, no adb...
     
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    droidkevlar Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    What OS are you running?
     
  9. Windows 7, 64-bit.

    Edit: I'm on irc.wastate.net, in #ErisRootHelp, chatting with some of the devs trying to figure something out. Stop by if ya feel like it. :)
     
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    droidkevlar Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I will try to get on there. Getting passed my bed time, lol Hopefully they can answer it for you and you can relay it. I have tried on both 32bit and 64bit Win 7. Worse comes to worse, I just install it on a VM at work. But would like to be able to do it at home too.
     
  11. Okay, here's the "workaround" I mentioned... Works great for me (did it twice, just to be sure)... I cant explain the why or the how, but the device ID somehow changed and was no longer in the driver .INF file, so the phone in debug mode was no longer being recognized... which is why trying to re-install the drivers didnt work.

    So, I found the device id, added them to the driver .inf file, and now it will work. It will complain that it is not "signed", but it will work. Im sitting in the adb shell as root right now, again. This appears to be some sort of oddity between Windows 7 and the AndroidSDK usb_driver install. Again, I won't claim to understand the how or the why, but all I know is it works. :)

    Drop the attached "android_winusb.inf" file into the usb_driver folder for wherever you installed the Android SDK. If you used the default location, it would be C:\AndroidSDK\usb_driver\android_winusb.inf ... Then in Device Manager, go and reinstall the drive, pick that usb_driver location, and it should find it. Like I said, it'll complain that its not a signed driver now, but if you say install anyway it will work. Its using the same exact driver dll's as before... the change to the .inf file just tells Win7 its okay to do so.

    Hope this helps... I'm terrible at instructions, so I hope this was clear. Best of luck!


    EDIT: I had to zip the file, the forum wouldnt let me upload a .inf file. So unzip this, and then drop the .inf file in the directory I mentioned. (Usual forum disclaimer: It worked for me, but use at your own risk.)
     

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    droidkevlar Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Still didnt work. Is this only for x64 Win 7 or should it work for 32bit Win 7?

    I dont get asked if I want to install cuz its not signed, it tries to install and then get error stating the system cannot find the file specified. Anyone?
     
  13. I would have (assumed) that both would work... unless... maybe you have a different device ID...

    Can you go to device manager, right click on the adb device, go to Properties... Details tab... and the drop-down list, select Hardware IDs... and paste the two values that are listed there?

    *confuzzled*
     
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    droidkevlar Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Usb\vid_0bb4&pid_0c98&rev_0100&mi_01
    usb\vid_0bb4&pid_0c98&mi_01
     
  15. Hrm, that should be right... I'm kinda at a loss :( *thinks*...
     
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    GrdLock Well-Known Member

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    This is definitely an issue I've been hearing about.

    Maybe I'll fire up my Windows virtual machine and work on finding an easy solution.

    You guys wouldn't be having this issue if you had linux. ;) :p
     
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    droidkevlar Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    True. heheh

    So I got to work and installed it on my Win 7 x64 machine and it worked. So dont know why it wouldnt work on my 32bit machine of Win 7. I will try to remember to copy the load from this machine to my home laptop and see if that works.
     
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    GrdLock Well-Known Member

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    What did you do to get the drivers working?
     
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    droidkevlar Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I copied over the file that the guy above posted. That worked for my 64bit machine of Win 7. When I get home I have a few ideas of what I am going to do to get my Win 7 32bit working. I should have brought it to work but then I wouldnt have worked, lol
     
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    Thanks, NefariousAryq. I was having this problem too, and dropping your .inf file in the usb_driver directory fixed everything.

    Running Windows XP, 32-bit. Didn't get any warnings about unsigned drivers.
     
  21. Glad I could be of some assistance!
     
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    droidkevlar Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    See I had it working last night on my laptop after I installed the latest HTC Sync but didnt see root when connected. So I thought the driver might have been the reason (so stupid, I know but I was tired and ran out of smokes) So I went back to sys restore and went back and now your inf didnt work. So what I am hoping is that I re-install HTC sync and it hopefully works. If not, Ill just take a machine from work and use that as my r00t only machine :)

    EDIT: So after re-dling and installing the Android SDK and then using the file provided above, I now have it working on my 32bit WIn 7 as well. Thanks again.
     
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    droidkevlar Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Question: Will this new inf file work for Eris's that are on 1.5 still? Reason I ask is because I am going to root a friends phone and he doesnt have a PC so I will be doing it from my laptop. But I didnt make a copy of the inf file before copying this one over and just wanted to see if I need to re-download the whole SDK again or not.
     
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    The new .inf file should still work for a 1.5 phone.
     
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    droidkevlar Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks. Thought you supposed to be enjoying some time off this weekend? GO RELAX DAMNIT!! You deserve it. Those girls I sent werent cheap. So go enjoy!!!!
     

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