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how can I get around the 0x80030001 error when trying to copy files from a set of search results in Windows Explorer?

I'd like to search for mp3 files in a subfolder on my Android phone and copy them to my computer so I can listen to them. These are podcasts. When I use Windows Explorer to do this I get this error ...
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Phone can't detect hotspot made by laptop (no, not the other way around) [migrated]

Trying to ssh to my laptop on my android phone with a network created by my laptop, but my android phone can't even see the wireless network I made. Will be carrying laptop around in a backpack. I ...
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Reverse Bluetooth Handshake on Galaxy S5 mini

I want to pair a bluetooth scanner with my phone. On all other phones I own, I am prompted to enter the scanner PIN (1234) on my phone. On my Samsung S5 mini, however, I am prompted to enter a random ...
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Switching JRE version

I have JDK 1.8.0_05 64 bit, 1.6.0_45 64 bit and 1.6.0_39 32 bit versions installed on a same machine. I am using this machine for Android app development and it was working fine with Native Android ...
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Bluetooth headset in windows needs pairing again after android connection

I have a Philips bluetooth headset. It works well, with both my android phone as well as my windows 8.1 laptop and phone. But one strange thing occurs: on android, I only have to pair once, and can ...
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Is there no install file for Android Studio

I am looking to install Android Studio but all I can find is the .zip file on the site that has the exe's. Is there no install file that adds all the shortcuts and dependencies?
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Android HttpHostConnectException for localhost

i'm new in windows , i'm using webService for real host without any problem, but i can not develop application web service on localhost and i get this error: ...
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Simulating Map Access on Android Emulator

I have an Android application project in which the basic requirement is to mute the phone under particular building, the application shall check coordinates from default google maps installed in the ...
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Installing Moto X 2nd Gen Debug Driver

I have a Windows 7 x64 Ultimate computer and I want to connect my Moto X 2nd Gen (XT1097) in debug mode so I can develop some apps. The problem is, Windows can't find the drivers for my Moto X. I ...
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Creating and enabling an internal storage swap partition on rooted Android Kitkat [migrated]

System: Rooted Android 4.4 phone (actual rom: CM 11 Milestone 6) with 1GB ram, plenty of internal storage, but no sdcard slot. My phone's partition scheme is unmodified CyanogenMod 11. Problem: ...
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File transfer freezes upon various type of files via MTP transfer

There is a problem when I try to transfer various type of files to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (latest firmware, os ver. 4.4.4). For now problem occur with .flac and .ogg files, but I'm sure issue isn't ...
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Invalid username or password on Android lock screen when 2 step verification is enabled [migrated]

I have a Moto G (1st gen) running Kitkat 4.4.4 (not rooted). The first time I signed into my Google account on my device I had 2 step verification enabled. I still do have it enabled. Now in the ...
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Can I use an Android Phone as a Linux Box? [closed]

Is it possible for me to use my Android phone as a linux development box? E.g. install some sort of package manager such as Apt/Yum followed by GCC, Vim etc. Then I simply connect my phone via USB ...
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download single torrent on multiple platforms without duplicating (or at least minimizing duplication)

I've found similar requests to this, but not quite the same. I have a laptop and an Android, sometimes one has WiFi, sometimes the other, sometimes both. I want to initiate a torrent download (don't ...
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How do I allow Chrome Android to load “insecure” or “phishing” content? [migrated]

How do I allow Chrome for Android to load insecure content? I would like to know this so I can log in to my Hotel WiFi. The message it gives me is: ## Your connection is not private Attackers ...
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Cannot Root HTC EVO 3D, Will Not Install zip [migrated]

I've been trying for days to root my HTC EVO 3D. I successfully unlocked it and flashed a custom recovery (4EXT 1.0.0.5 R7). However, when I try to flash SuperUser 3.1.3 I get the Aborted error. I've ...
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What is the difference between android and droid? [closed]

What is the difference between android and droid? Does Google own Android?
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Shouldn't Android emulator be faster when running on Linux and ARM based PC?

I's a little bit counter intuitive to fully emulate ARM processor and whole operating system when already running inside Linux on ARM.
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Android - Disable GOOGLE APPS auto-update [closed]

I don't like google's calendar new version, so I have revert back to old version but I want to disable the auto update on google store of that app. Problem is that it seems that since it's a google's ...
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Tether a VPN connection without clientside software

I try to set up a fix for my job, where we sometimes need people to connect their computer to our VPN, before they have logged in (so that they can log in to be correct). After looking around I found ...
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file not found, but the file is there

running an Ubuntu 14.04 x64, I like to execute an binary file. This one: $ ls -la /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools/emulator -rwxrwxr-x 1 tho tho 35640 Nov 19 14:46 /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools/emulator ...
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adb shell dumsys cpuinfo

DUMP OF SERVICE cpuinfo: Load: 9.39 / 19.22 / 14.77 CPU usage from 13119ms to 6195ms ago: **25%** 5442/com.gameloft.android.ANMP.GloftA8CN: **17% user + 8.3% kernel** / faults: 39 minor **21%** ...
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How website generate Unlock Codes for Smartphones using IMEI? [closed]

There are website who charge users and generate Unlock Codes to unlock their Smart Phones to work with any Sim-Card. All they ask for is IMEI number, Original Carrier of the Phone and Country of ...
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Print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web

I wish to be able to print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web. Can I simply get a tablet, connect a USB printer and open Chrome with the --kiosk-printing switch in the ...
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Installing Xamarin on WinXP

I wanted to install Xamarin on WinXP Pro SP3 (32bit) and used the automatic installer but it said the Windows version was not correct so I went on and tried to install all componenets manually. I ...
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Nexus 5 not showing up as USB device since factory image flash failure

I already had the 2nd Android 5 developer image installed on my Nexus 5 when I tried flashing the official Lollipop image. Though flashing worked several times wihout any problems that time I ran ...
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Screen Share on PC to Android

I have multiple laptops, and 1 Android device (MiniX) that is being used in a boardroom to display the web and other things on a TV screen. I was request to see if we can display a LAPTOP onto the ...
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Unable to connect to desktop server from android

Yesterday I faced some strange issue while my laptop and Android device connected to same wifi network. I had a server running at port 80 on my laptop. When I tried accessing the website hosted on my ...
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Can’t write to .bashrc: permission denied

I have downloaded NDK for my Eclipse Juno. Now I have to add the NDK to path and have to add the following lines to my .bashrc: export ANDROID_NDK=/_path_to/android-ndk-linux/ export ...
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Google Calendar One-Way Sync

I use Google Calendar and wish to sync it with my Android phone. Events I schedule from my PC always show up on my phone after sync, but events I schedule on my phone never show up on my on my PC when ...
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How to play movies stored on my computer streamed to Android

I've got some nice series downloaded and stored in a folder on my computer. Then, I jump into the bath and want to watch them on my Xperia. Both are connected to the same home network via my Belkin ...
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Control/Stream Music via Android to Laptop (which is connected to music system)

Okay, so my music system is plugged into my Windows laptop and I want to stream music/or just remotely control my music player/app from my Android device. What's the best way to achieve this? Since ...
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Getting an already installed Android x86 partition to run on KVM

I have Android installed on sda3, and it boots fine when loaded from Grub with the following commands: set root='(hd0,3)' search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root 977083a6-5762-4064-b860-39429b9e0cf8 ...
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Andoid studio is very slow

I am using android studio and it is very slow. every change takes long to happen and the UI is very sluggish. How can I make it faster? My laptop config is: i5 core 6GRam Hd4000 graphic card. ...
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Asus Tablet Model K01A Device Driver Not Found

I am trying to connect my Asus K01A tablet device to eclipse for Android development - Device's not visible for eclipse. In my computer's devices manager I see the driver is missing for the device ...
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How can I enter BIOS with ASUS Book Flip (TP500LA) if the screen is flipped?

I have 2 OS on my Asus Book Flip installed, Windows 8 and Android. I can dual boot them, works fine. But when I flip the screen (to tablet mode) the keyboard doesn't work while booting. So I ...
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Android tablet not playing along

A friend gave me this "GT-P1000" tablet to update its firmware. He wanted me to backup the images too in case the update erases them. I installed the latest version of Kies 2 and connected the tablet. ...
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Sync PC Time off Android Device

Is there any way to set the time of a Windows PC by querying an (unrooted) Android phone on the same LAN? IE, net time \\computer_name /set /y but with an Android device as the time source. As in ...
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How to use Adblock AND a VPN on my Android Phone?

I'm using Private Internet Access's VPN via its App and now I'd also like to additionally use Adblock Plus. The problem however is that I apparently can only use either VPN or Adblock Plus - but not ...
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What behavior will pop3 in outlook with keep for x days and imap on phone exhibit?

So, I've been told I need to have my work email on my personal phone. Even though our mail server supports IMAP and literally has gigabytes to spare, company policy is to use POP to keep the servers ...
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cannot see android files on pc in specific folders

When I plug my android phone into my PC and use Windows Explorer to look at the files on the phone there is a certain folder where I can't view the files. If I then go to my phone and cut and paste ...
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Cannot install Nexus 5 drivers on Windows Vista 32-bit

I Cannot install Nexus 5 drivers on Windows Vista 32-bit. Developer options are set on my Nexus 5. Followed steps here http://developer.android.com/tools/extras/oem-usb.html#WinVista Could not detect ...
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Is there a way to root multiple Android devices at the same time?

I need to root 20+ tablets, so I was curious if there is any way to root multiple android tablets at the same time.
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Google Apps - Domain Contacts - Caller ID

I'm an admin for our company's Google Apps platform. I'm trying to make our staff list and contact details part of the Domain Contacts' data. I am able to accomplish this with FlashPanel (although ...
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Android can't connect to Windows 7 on same LAN and vice versa

I have an android phone with wifi and I have notebook with windows 7 with wifi. Both devices are on the same network and they can't see each other (I can't ping phone from notebook and vice versa). ...
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''adbwinapi.dll can't be found'' error

I'm trying to unlock my HTC device's bootloader and I'm having a problem with a .dll file. I've downloaded the Android SDK package and it already has the adbwinapi.dll in the package folder, but when ...
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Android won't register SIP on FritzBox router

In the past I've used VoIP/SIP apps to call from my Android phone. Recently I got the upgrade to Android KitKat (4.4.x) and I've noticed that it includes SIP accounts natively (accessible through ...
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Adding subtitles to video fails with ffmpeg

I am trying to add a subtitle to a video using ffmpeg and a .srt file. Using the command: ffmpeg -i videopath.mp4 -i subtitlefilepath.srt -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -ar 44100 -ac 2 -ab 128k ...
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I changed my router and now it takes a while for my Android phone to connect to the Internet

I switched routers from a Buffalo WCR-GN to a TP-Link N600 and now it takes a while for my phone to connect to the Internet. At first I thought it was due to my phone (nexus 5) but it's happening with ...
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Cannot start any AVD on Android SDK Manager

I'm using Windows 7 with 6GB RAM and 500GB ROM (almost full). I used this web (http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html) to download Eclipse ADT & Android SDK for Windows and this web ...