Android: How To Set Up ADB/USB Drivers for Android Devices

Before you begin make sure you entirely read the tutorial.

1. Download Android SDK and USB drivers

Download the latest AndroidSDK from Google and extract the file to C:\AndroidSDK.
Download and install HTC Sync from HTC (HTC Sync is not required for ADB but it's the easiest way to install usb drivers).
If you are using HTC Hero and Microsoft Windows 7 (and you experience problems with driver installation) you have to follow this procedure to install usb drivers and HTC Sync.

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Workaround for HTC Hero Sync Problem in Windows 7 – 3 easy steps

Many user who are running Windows 7 are having trouble syncing their HTC Hero to their computer, as the driver is not installed properly in Microsoft Windows 7. The following guide is a workaround.

In order to get HTC Hero synchronizes with Windows 7 do the following:

1. Download latest synchronization tool from HTC, namely HTC Sync.

2. Install HTC Sync program on the computer. At this moment, your computer still unable to recognize your phone.

3. Manually update the HTC drivers for Windows 7, using the following driver

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