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Windows phone desktop app shows deleted videos

Lumia 650 with Windows 10 1511. Connecting a usb cable to pc I can access selected folders on phone file system and I put and deleted files in the video folder. Recently I installed in my pc the ...
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How can I recover deleted files from Windows Mobile 6.5 internal memory storage on phone Samsung gt-b7300 (no sd card)

I have a Samsung gt-b7300 phone. It does not have sd card. It can't be for some reason tethered as usb mass storage. It has Windows Mobile 6.5 OS. I would like to restore deleted files from it. I ...
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Where is Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac syncing my photos to?

I want to get photos and videos from a Windows Phone 7.8 device to an older MacBook. I downloaded Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac, installed it, plugged the phone in, and it immediately started ...
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Is there any way that input method from Windows 10 Mobile can be used on Windows 10 Desktop?

On Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows Mobile 10, Microsoft provided a Chinese input method known as Stroke Input Method for Traditional Chinese users. I am used to and rely on this type of input method to ...
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Is Windows Phone dead? [closed]

I noticed that Amazon had a deal on the Nokia 6 for Prime Day that runs Android, not Windows Phone. I went to Nokia's web site and the tech specs basically indicate that it's fully subscribed to ...
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2 routers in the same network - signal issues

I've got a weird issue in my brand new house. Asked few smarter than me people, so far without success. BACKGROUND: My house has got 2 levels (ground and first floor). Internet cable from the very ...
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VS2015 BootstrapAsync returned false

I am trying to create an app on my PC for windows phone(mobile) 10 and my phone is not getting loaded by my Visual Studio Installation. It used to work a week or two before and all of a sudden it ...
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Phone Discharging When Connected to Laptop

I have got a Microsoft Lumia 532 which keeps discharging at a greater rate than normal when connected to my laptop (Dell XPS L502X) using a USB cable, instead of charging. I am not really sure about ...
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Large ffu files in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Packages\Products\

I had the Lumia Software Recovery Tool installed on my laptop. I have removed it. However, I notice some really large files that seem to be left behind. These files are under the C:\ProgramData\...
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Is it possible to send a text message (SMS) from my PC, using my phone?

I am running Windows 10 and have a Lumia 1020 running Windows Phone 8.1. As MS have brought in tighter device integration, is it possible I can use my PC to send (and view) text messages on my phone? ...
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How can I use Kik on a Win7Pro PC without a phone or a Google account, for example perhaps with a Windows Phone emulator?

How can I use the instant messenger program Kik - most commonly installed on smartphones and other mobile devices - on a laptop or desktop running Win7Pro, without a phone being involved and without ...
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Can't stop alarm clock on Windows Mobile 10 [closed]

I set up the alarm clock on my phone for 7:20 AM on weekdays. Later on I changed the time to 8:00 AM, but it continues to ring at 7:20. I switch it off and deleted the alarm. Still it continues to ...
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Windows Phone app stopped showing what's on my phone

When I first installed the Windows Phone app, it showed the contents of my phone when I plugged the phone into a USB port. Recently that stopped working. The app starts okay, and it definitely reacts ...
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How to transfer .zip files from Windows Phone to OSX via USB?

How to transfer .zip files from Windows Phone to Mac OSX via USB? Is it even possible?
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Windows Phone WPSystem folders “security ID structure is invalid”

Background: I have an audio recording program on my Windows Phone (8.1). It stores its recordings in a private app data folder. For the longest time I've been trying to get to those files (and all ...
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Windows Mobile Device Center error

I have an old smartphone. A HTC HD2 running Windows Mobile 6.5 Till Windows 7, I had no problems to synchronize my contacts, Calendar and Task with my pc via Windows Mobile Device Center. Now, I ...
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I cannot connect Lumia 1320 to Windows 7 via USB

At work I have Windows 7 with all updates installed but I cannot connect my Nokia Lumia 1320 (Windows Phone 8.1 with all updates installed) via USB cable. I get this eror: While trying to install the ...
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Loading Windows 8 Phone onto Mac showing as Unix Executable Files

I'm trying to get videos off my Nokia Windows 8 phone onto OSX using the Windows Phone app. When I import the videos it shows as Unix Executable Files and won't open in Preview/Itunes/Photos/etc. How ...
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Windows 10 resetting PC at the end of Windows Phone SDK install

I am trying to use Windows Phone SDK on Windows 10 (Build 10130). I have tried installing it but it always fails at the Finalizer step of the install. And by failure I mean it resets the PC. I ...
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How delete “Other” files in SD card windows phone

When I opened Storage Sense from my Lumia mobile, it has a section of other files. And it is saying around 1.3 GB of other files are present and they were not recognized. It also says, connect mobile ...
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Is it possible to enable Hyper-V in Windows 10 Preview?

A few weeks ago I installed latest build of Windows 10 Preview as my main system, it was upgrade from Windows 8.1. Now lately I’ve installed Visual Studio 2013 Community to try some Windows Phone ...
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Using a smartphone as a wireless router [closed]

I wanted to know if it is possible for a smartphone with hotspot capabilities (such as some Android devices) to act as a Wi-Fi router. Basically, the setup would be something like : ...
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Windows 8.1 Internet Connection Sharing: Mobile Device says “No Internet Access”

I have a laptop running Windows 8.1 (without Update 1). I have setup ICS like this: Charms > Settings > Network > Network Name (Mobile Broadband) Share this Connection = on It turns on successfully, ...
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Can I run Windows Phone 8 emulator (hyper-v) under an os in virtualbox/vmware?

My computer has Windows 8.1 Single Language, but I need at least Pro to enable Hyper-V. I have a Windows Embedded 8.1 Industrial Pro ISO and a Dreamspark key, but I have all my data on my hard drive ...
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Office 365 Account with Windows Phone 8.1

A few months ago, I started transitioning from using Google gmail, calendar, etc. to using a purchased Office 365 for small business premium account. I thought that I'd give Windows Phone 8.1 a try ...
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Find the correct date of pictures taken with Nokia Lumia 520

I am trying to find the correct date of the photos taken from the Nokia lumia 520 phone which I bought in September 2013. Some of the pictures that I took from the phone give wrong date details. ...
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Error 1 File 'Windows.props' not found. Visual Studio 2013 Premium

I'm getting the error Error 1 File 'Windows.props' not found. every time I try to build a JS Store app (Windows, Windows Phone or Universal). I've been getting this error ever since i installed the ...
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How to block locking(itself) device in Windows Phone [closed]

I do not want to my Nokia Lumia 820 ever lock itself. How to achieve that?
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Can't run Hyper-V after changing to SSD

I swapped out my HDD for a Samsung 840 EVO SSD, and migrated my OS using Samsung's Data Migration Program. I had Visual Studio 2013 installed with the Windows Phone SDK 8.0, and I was able to run all ...
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How to enable Hyper-V in Windows 8

I've got a Windows 8 (not .1, not Pro; OEM with a Lenovo Z580 laptop), which I want to use for WP8 development. I've read this and this, and a few more articles. I have enabled in BIOS what looks ...
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Advice on Dev Laptop (Lenovo W530) for Mobile Development

I am ordering a Lenovo W530. It is going to be used mainly for mobile (iOS, Android & Win Phone) and backend development. A lot of VMWare virtual machines of course. But not over 2 concurrent ...
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Windows Phone 8 not interfacing with Zune software

I just got a Lumia 521 with Windows Phone 8 and am trying to get the device to work with the Zune software on my PC. I still have my Windows Phone 7 device, and the new one is not working the same ...
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What can I do with a Bluetooth connection between Windows Phone and Surface Pro?

I have both an HTC Windows Phone 8x and a Surface Pro, each of course with Windows 8. Both of them I log in using my same Microsoft Live account. I can manage to get my phone connected to the surface ...
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OneNote synchronisation phone <-> computer

I have OneNote installed on my HTC8S and on my laptop with Windows 8. In both I'm logged into the same account (my personal outlook.com account) and I want to synchronize my notes between them. I ...
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Accessing windows phone 7.5 local data without using zune

How can I access the local phone contents on a Windows Phone 7.5 (Samsung Omnia W) without connecting the Zune? Is it possible to tweak the Windows Registry to do the same? Please help me.
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Where does this toolbar button exist in the menu?

I really try to avoid the mouse, but the toolbar drop-down that switches your Windows Phone Emulator target doesn't seem to have a corresponding menu item. Does anyone know where it is?
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Using my VPS as a proxy server [duplicate]

I have a VPS which is running windows XP SP3 on it. I want to connect from my home PC to the internet through it. How can I configure a private proxy for this purpose? (sorry I couldn't find a way ...
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Can not uninstall Windows Phone 8 SDK from Windows 8.1

Recently, I had updated my Windows 8 to 8.1, and got some errors with Windows Phone 8 SDK (I could not run unit tests). The problem is that on Windows 8 I had installed WP 8 SDK with Russian language ...
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Windows Phone sync error when syncing with iTunes on different Hard Drive

I have my iTunes library file on a separate hard drive (which I believe may be the cause of the problem) and I have been trying to use it to synchronize with my Windows Phone. I would like to first ...
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Where are Nokia Music playlists stored in WP8? [closed]

I have a bit of a mystery to solve. I just bought a Nokia Lumia 820 and set it up. I installed Nokia Music and connected my Windows Live account and Gmail to the phone. When I launched Nokia Music it ...
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How do you mark MP3 files so that Windows Phone (Zune software) treats them as Podcasts?

Exactly what it says in the title. I ripped my Pimsleur Quick and Simple Spanish CDs to Zune so I could play them on my Windows Phone (had to edit their characteristics to get them all in the same ...
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Move Windows Phone contacts from phone to Outlook

I've managed to get contacts from my old phone to a new Windows Phone (I know, it's a work phone) via Bluetooth. Now I can see the contacts under "People", but I want to move them to Outlook, so they ...
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Synchronize Outlook RSS feeds and a Windows phone

I use Outlook desktop for reading my feeds. I would like to sync these feeds in order to check them on my windows phone, Nokia lumia 620.
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How can I create a wifi network around my windows 7 laptop so my windows phone can connect to it?

I have a wired connection to my laptop but no wifi. I have tried creating a wifi network in the manner suggested here http://lifehacker.com/5369381/turn-your-windows-7-pc-into-a-wireless-hotspot but - ...
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Use Windows Phone 8 internet connection on desktop trough USB or Bluetooth

I would like to use Windows Phone 8 internet connection on my desktop computer, it doesn't have wireless network card so I can't use phone's wireles access point. So only other options are Bluetooth ...
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Internet connection issues after installing Windows Phone 8 SDK

first of all I must admit, that I'm not good in all this network stuff. I am using Windows 8 OS. On my laptop (Lenovo G570) I have installed Windows Phone 8 SDK and shortly after this I started ...
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Running Hyper-V and VMWare together

I have two virtualization software on one of my laptops which is dedicated to Windows 8 development. A VMWare for generic virtualization and the Windows 8 like Hyper-V for the WP8 SDK. ...
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No Internet access on Windows Phone 8 emulator (despite working connection in Windows 8)

I have no internet access on my Windows Phone 8emulator that I run in Windows 8 through the Visual Studio 2012. I know this because for one, I cannot open any website in the Internet Explorer within ...
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What are the repercussions of changing the password on a Microsoft Account?

I sign into Windows 8 with the same account as on my Windows Phone. I read the warnings that if I renamed my account to an outlook.com one, that I would have to do a hard reset on my phone and set it ...
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Can Windows 8 applications run on Windows Phone 8 [closed]

The windows 8 app development tecnology sugessted is very similar to WP7 development. They both based on the Silverlight technology. So the question is from now can we use a single application for ...