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Old 06-11-2008, 06:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there any way I can 'manually' coax Vista to find or add new hardware ?? I'm tryin to get the OS to find my cell phone via usb cable....which of course, it WON'T do automatically.
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Open the Device Manager. Right click on Vomputer>Manage. In that window on the left side you will see Device Manager. Click that and then do a right click>scan for new hardware.
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The thing is that the Motorola usb drivers were successfully installed in a folder called: Program files>common files>Motorola shared>MotPCSDrivers....which is what I'm attempting for Vista to point to without much luck so far. Nothing shows up in the device manager even after enabling show all hidden files. I'm using Motorola Phone Tools software and it does ask if the phone is locked or not. Consequently, I'm thinking of getting the 'unlocking codes' to resolve the hardware detection communication issue. Just let me know if I'm on the right path with this. thanks
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Yes you will hvae to get the unlock codes.
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