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Windows 7: Do I need a driver for...?

27 Dec 2012   #1
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 
Do I need a driver for...?

Hello guys,

I'm buying a HTC Wildfire mobile phone next week and I just wondered if I need a driver, so my PC reconizes my new phone.


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27 Dec 2012   #2
Pedroc1999

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Scroll to settings. Network and connections. Usb utilites and select mass storage and then connect usb. A green droid should now come up. Now click on connect usb storage and the drivers should be done. Also download android sdk and install it
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29 Dec 2012   #3
Pedroc1999

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Has it arrived yet?
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29 Dec 2012   #4
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

the drivers install automatically when you first plug the phone into the pc.
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29 Dec 2012   #5
Pedroc1999

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Boohbah, It didnt in my case, i had to install android SDK for the phone to be detected fully, And inn my case samssung Kies still doesnt recognise my phone :facepalm:
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29 Dec 2012   #6
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

i must have been lucky . guess carl will be able to let us know how it goes soon enough.
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29 Dec 2012   #7
Pedroc1999

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

i guess this is a problem that is Universal for all samsungs, they are all problematic to install and use on computers
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29 Dec 2012   #8
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

i was refering to the htc wildfire carl is getting ,the wildfire was my last phone and there was no problem with drivers.
dont know about the samsung.
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29 Dec 2012   #9
Pedroc1999

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I was just saying that sometimes the drivers need an extra 'boost' from the SDk
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29 Dec 2012   #10
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pedroc1999 View Post
Has it arrived yet?
I'm paying for it next week, (just won it on ebay) so I should have early in the new year.
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