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Internet connection sharing over WIFI without modifying LAN adapter IP address

I have an Android phone (non-rooted Sony Ericsson ST15i) that I'd like to connect to the internet via my laptop's wired Ethernet connection (linked to my university network, that uses an ...
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How can I run an iOS or Android app on my PC?

I've got a SWTOR account, and I'm interested in adding a security key to my account. Not because I'm particularly worried about my account being compromised, but because it allows access to a ...
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Android SDK emulator freezes on a Mac running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

I'm having trouble running the Android SDK on both of my Macs running OS X 10.6.2 Snow Leopard. This appears to be a 64-bit vs. 32-bit issue, as Snow Leopard now defaults to 64-bit everything, ...
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What format should I use?

I have a USB flash drive. I would like to use it on 3 platforms. The problem is that, I can't find any format that supports both reading and writing on OS X, Windows and Android. (I am now using ...
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Android device as touch input for Windows 8

I am looking to do some Windows 8 development, as you may know they ethos is "touch first". There is a built-in simulator that I can use in Visual Studio but I would prefer to use some real hardware. ...
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Google Android OS on x86?

How can I install Google's Android OS on an x86 platform? Are there any prerequisites for doing this?
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How to install VMware Tools in Android x86 VM?

I installed Android-x86 in a VMware virtual machine under Windows 7. Is there a way to install VMWare tools in this Android-x86 VM to share files between this machine and the host? If yes, how?
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Making your Windows 7 a WIFI hotspot for Android?

I use a broadband dongle on my Windows 7. I want to expose my laptop as a wifi hotspot so that i can use internet on my samsung galaxy ace. I have tried Connectify but my chipset is not supported so ...
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can we use android tablet as an extended monitor

Is is possible to use an android tablet as an extended monitor to my laptop
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How do I stream Android audio to Windows 10 over bluetooth?

I'm trying to stream audio to my Windows 10 PC through my bluetooth adapter (Kensington Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter for Laptops (K33956AM)). I was able to get the device paired with Windows 10 but I ...
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WRT54G router restarts every time I connect to it with my phone

My WRT54G router usually works fine with my roommate's laptop and my laptop. However, whenever I connect my Sony Xperia Pro, the router drops all connections and restarts itself. Then I have to power ...
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How to check if an SSH connection is open or not?

I am trying to connect to the public.sigmadesigns.com site. Actually I was authorized to that server by sending my RSA Public key to it. But now when I try to do repo, I get: Getting manifest ... ...
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Sync Android phone with Linux PC

How can I sync my Android mobile phone's contacts and calendar with my Linux Desktop without having a Google server as 'man in the middle'?
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Video format for both iPhone and Android?

Is there a format that plays both on iPhone and Android? I have been trying to encode videos in MP4 using ffmpeg - however, using libx264 or mpeg4 - the videos either only work in Android, or in ...
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Is it possible to use an Android phone as an input device for Windows over bluetooth?

I have a htc hero and my windows 7 pc has a bluetooth dongle. Is there an app that will allow me to use my phone as a keyboard and/or mouse?
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Sharing a PC Internet to a Android phone via Bluetooth

My PC has an Internet connection. My Android phone does not have Internet connection. My PC has a Bluetooth adapter. My Android phone supports Bluetooth. How I can share my PC Internet connection ...
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Using a Windows computer as a Bluetooth input device for another computer/device

Ok, I realize this is a totally backwards use-case but I've got to imagine it's technically possible. I have an android tablet (Acer A500) that I use at work to get to personal email and IM since I ...
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Smartphone breaks the Internet connection when a call is received while wireless connection is on

I have this strange issue that I have absolutely no idea about with my HTC one X (Android 4.2.2) and Linksys Wireless-N ADSL2+ Modem Router WAG120N. Desktop has Windows 7 Ultimate running. When I'm ...
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Google Analytics Opt Out for mobile devices? [closed]

The Google Analytics Opt Out Browser Add-ons are very useful way to shield our browsing from contributing to our clients analytics data. The link does not work for mobile devices. Are there any ...
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Yet again: “This device can perform faster” (Samsung Galaxy Tab 2)

I've been doing a lot of research with no reasonable solution. Please excuse the length of my post. When I plug my Galaxy Tab 2 (7" / Wi-Fi only / Android ICS) into my Windows 7 64-bit machine, I (...
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Samsung “Kies via Wifi” doesn't work, stuck on “Loading…”

When I connect my Galaxy S2 to my laptop using "Kies via Wifi" it doesn't work. On my phone it tells me it is connected, and on the laptop I can see the device "GT-I9100" under connected devices, but ...
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Why is this iptables rule that does port forwarding not working?

I have a server bound to localhost:7060. It is using ipv6 socket instead of ipv4. Below is netstat outout. # netstat -an Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State tcp ...
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Unable to install Android for Windows 7 because JDK is not found

I have JDK SE7u4 installed in windows 7. I tried to install Android on Windows 7 using the installer_r18-windows.exe but no avail. The setup window showed the message saying that the Java SE JDK not ...
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Resize Bluestack Screen on Mac OS X

I need to check the application compatibility in all device & debuging application on Bluestack App Player, can anyone please tell me how to resize the screen of Bluestack on Mac OS X? I googled ...
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Play video from SAMBA share on Android--Any shared volum from Linux or Winodows

I use Ubuntu12.10 with Gnomeshell Installed latest version of samba share, configured to share my Video folder ,access restricted via login(uid n password needed) SMB share accessed via Solid ...
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Running Market Android apps on the simulator

(Related to, but not the same as this). I used to be an Android user but switched to an iPhone. There are a few apps that I would like to continue to use, but the idea of carrying around a second ...
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Can I use android app on PC?

I use android-x86 on PC using VMware or virtualbox. I wonder how I can install android application. (Assume that the app is freely available from android market.) My PC OS is Windows 7 (32bit)
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How do I install Android applications from the PC?

Currently I don't have an Internet connection available on my cellphone and I would like to install some applications on it. Is it possible? Do I have to use the market?
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How to let Windows 7 laptop provide an internet connection to my Android?

Google didn't help me at all on this. I have a Samsung Galaxy S mobile phone, running Android 2.3.3. I'm wondering whether it's possible to have my laptop providing an internet connection for it. I ...
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Using Bluestacks to run an android app directly from Windows command line or Desktop Shortcut

After installing Bluestacks is there a way of launching an android app without going through the Bluestacks interface? Is there an API or something that would allow this? Actually I found where it ...
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How can I limit the size of the Android source I need to download with “repo sync”?

I'm planning to leave for a country with a poor Internet connection, where I hope to do some software development. I have been using repo sync to sync the Android source (and the CyanogenMod source ...
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Transferring files through wifi

I have an android phone and a laptop (windows 8 Pro). Can I transfer files through wi-fi (not bluetooth), if yes, how ? And what are the steps for sharing files between to laptops through wi-fi ?
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Configuring Firefox sync on a PC with an already configured Android phone

I have a Firefox Sync account that I created on my home PC. I have also configured this Firefox Sync accout on my Android phone by following the standard procedure of entering a phone-generated code ...
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Is there a clock application with deciseconds (HH:MM:SS.d)?

You may wonder, But I am interested in a clock app that in addition to second show decisecond. I deeply searched and could not find one yet, did you know any app (desktop gadget/system tray clock) ...
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How to connect router to internet through a PC with 3G modem?

I want to connect my android to internet through my PC which have 3G Internet connection like this diagram : +------------+ | Android | | Device | +--------|---+ (( | )) ...
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Connect from Android (ES File Explorer) to Windows 7 Share

I am having problems connecting from Motorola Razr HD phone to my Windows 7 PC's shared folders via ES File Manager. Until recently everything worked fine, I could see/copy files just fine. Not sure ...
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How can I access my desktop computer when its tethered to my Android phone?

Is it possible to access a computer connected to the internet through an Android phone? (the internet goes through the phone by tethering) I want to use ssh to connect to the computer (from a ...
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Wifi hotspot, why OS does not detect me as a Captive Portal?

My project was to make a Wifi captive access point. i.e. once you connect this wifi spot, you cannot surf the Internet, only the local website. I achieve it, when you hit any domain, any IP, for all ...
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Can an infected Android or iOS phone infect a PC running Windows?

I realize that any .apk may not run on Windows via anything other than an emulator, but my instructor insists that it can. Here are my objections: Can I infect the computers at school with my ...
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Import .vcs file into google calendar

I have bunch of .vcs files now i want to import them into google calendar. I googled for solution and i find a way that mentions You need to save the .vcs file first into your hard drive ;) ...
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Copy files/using apps on HD with no drive letter?

My phone path is Computer\Model-Number\Phone. I wanted to use a util like windirstat on it but it doesn't recognize the path since it doesn't have a drive letter (I assume). I tried copying all my ...
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Can software operation damage an SD card?

My SD card has a broken boot sector and the tools I've tried say that it's not repairable (I've tried TestDisk, DriveRestore Pro and Easeus Partition Recovery). The card was in my Android phone and ...
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Control my Droid from Windows

Looking to use a full-sized keyboard/mouse as much as I can - will make setting up/initial config much easier. I see a number of 'control Windows from your Droid' apps. looking to go the other way.
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How do I connect Android 4.2 VPN to OS X Server VPN (L2TP)?

I have a Mac mini running OS X 10.8.2 with the OS X Server 2.2.1 from the app store, and I have set up the VPN using L2TP in the Server.app interface. I have tested this VPN connection using a Macbook,...
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Sharing Wifi-internet access via bluetooth

I'm on an extremely strict wireless network, which locks down one machine to one account. [Hotel wifi] Is there a way that I can share the Wifi connection with my android tablet via bluetooth? ...
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Is it possible to integrate the Emulator window in Eclipse without motodev?

As you may or may not be aware of, if you're using motodev to develop Android on Eclipse you can actually have the emulator window integrated seamlessly with the developing environment and I was ...
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New network name created every time I connect a Windows 7 machine to my Nexus One Portable Wi-Fi hotspot

I have my Nexus One configured as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot named AndroidAP JD. Whenever I turn on the wifi capability and connect to it with a Windows 7 machine, it remembers the password and connects ...
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Android-x86 6.0 Marshmallow in VirtualBox doesn't start

I succesfully installed android-x86-6.0_20160129.iso in VirtualBox but the VM doesn't start. This is my GRUB: If I start the VM with the first option I get error Failed to find cpu0 device node. I ...
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Connecting Android to Windows VPN

I have set up a VPN on my Windows 10 computer by going into Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections and hitting Alt and then going to File > New Incoming Connection... and setting up ...
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How play multiple audio files located on smartphone through Windows 7?

When I connect my LG Optimus F3Q to my Windows 7 PC, it connects in "Media sync (MTP)" mode. I can get into the file structure of the phone and its SD card through Windows Explorer and double click ...