How to install Fastboot xperia driver on Windows 8
By Admin On 16 Jul, 2013 At 01:19 AM | Categorized As How To, Tools, Xperia | With 0 Comments

xperia-driver-win8Here a little guide for install Fastboot drivers and adb drivers on Windows 8.
is diference between Windows 7. i had problem with windows 8 and found solution so i decided to share with you and hope you enjoi XD

Guide steps:

  • Download and install JDK tools form Java site (i think link is useful)
  • Download SDK android from site (chose install location during installation)
  • Open SDK manager and download Extras file “google usb drivers”

Now things get quite difficult.

in windows 8 -> “windows key” + c -> SETTINGS -> general -> Advanced rebooter -> troubleshooting -> custom reboot -> when list of option appears after reboot chose “disable driver verification”

  • now download files usb_driver.zip – 8.68 MB
  • extract files and copy content of “usb-driver” folder in: “…\android-sdk\extras\google\usb_driver” (three dots is path that can be different from your pc)
  • power off phone
  • go to -> control panel -> system -> properties -> change settings -> advanced -> device managment
  • connect phone to fastboot (volume + while connecting USB You MUST use a USB 2.0 port )
  • now S1 fast boot device is appear
  • click fastly on it and update driver
  • now when phone turn in normal mode unplag phone (keep open update driver windows)
  • select driver from folder
  • then select “chose manualy from a list of driver in computer”
  • browse from disk and select “android_winusb.inf” from “…\android-sdk\extras\google\usb_driver” and select “android bootloader interface
  • before click next plug again the phone in fastboot mode
  • click next and your done XD

MODERATOR IF YOU CAN PUT THIS GUIDE IN AN ALERT TOPIC, SORRY FOR MY BAD ENGLISH, I’M ITALIAN, HOPE YOU ALL CAN FORGIVE ME. FORGIVE ME ALSO FOR GRAMMATICAL ERROR =(

source:http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2170114

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