How To Fix MTP Failed or CDC Failed Errors When Connecting Your Samsung Galaxy S via USB

Today, I tried plugging in my Samsung Galaxy S, an Android phone, to my computer, thinking that I could transfer some files to it. Surprise, surprise, I was greeted by an error stating that there was a problem installing the USB drivers for my phone. Windows Update didn’t seem to have any drivers for this too, so I went to Google for “USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S” and found it! There are two packs that you can use, depending

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How To Find Out What’s Locking Files or Folders in Mac

One of the first problems that I came across the Mac was the “File in use” error that occurred whenever I tried to unmount a hard drive, or unmount a USB thumb drive. It was annoying because I didn’t know how to find the source. In Windows, I would face the same problem too, but I had a program that I used to tell me the offending application. It was handy because it would show me what exactly was locking

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How To Use Rsync on the Mac – A Backup Solution Better Than Time Machine?

After getting my Mac set up properly, I was pretty concerned about getting my backups done. Backups are so crucial (Global Backup Survey), especially since everything’s stored electronically these days. Previously, I used to use FolderClone on Windows, but on the Mac, I wondered what options were available to me. Time Machine was pretty popular, and came out of the box, but I didn’t like how there wasn’t any control with Time Machine. It was great for normal use, but

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