On xp pro, I get install failed (unsigned) on the tether driver installation during setup.
Having the exact same problem.
WinXP Pro sp3
Login as an administrator and try the installation again.
I am an administrator. I tried the install under my login and using the local admin acct as well. Had the same problem with both.
Same problem as everyone here, have two computers, the win 7 one installed fine, but xp running as admin failed due to unsigned driver
It installed fine for me on my Windows 7 machine also. Just the XP one is having trouble.
Windows XP SP3
I do not have an XP machine so I am unable to help at this time. Anyone running Tether for Android successfully on Windows XP?
I have this same issue.
I checked to make sure that Windows XP was NOT blocking unsigned drivers, and my settings were set to "ignore". So, I could not fix the problem that way.
I then went into hardware manager to see if I could manually install the driver, no luck.
Then, I try to run the program, and it says "The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0150002)."
And that's it...I cannot get it to run at all :(
I will locate my Windows XP installation disk and install it this evening and try to replicate the issue your having and let you know.
I'm working out the issue currently, I have managed to install Tether on Windows XP Professional.
I will lay out a method of installation when I get the drivers uploaded.
Install Tether for Android and let the driver installation fail.
Go to the following link and download the droid.zip file: http://www.box.net/shared/thvimo10os
Extract the file and you should have a folder named droid and inside the droid folder you should find an INF file and two folders.
Click the Windows Start button and select "Run".
In the run dialog type without quotes "devmgmt.msc" and hit enter, this will open the device manager.
You should see your Android device in the list with no drivers installed, it may be listed in unknown devices.
Double click the Android in the Windows Device Manager and select the "Driver" tab, then click the "Update Driver".
A dialog will open, click the option "No, not at this time", click next, select "Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)".
Select "Search for the best driver in these locations" and click the browse button.
Browse to your desktop and select the android folder you unzipped earlier, make certain you see what I am seeing and select next and the driver should install.
After the driver is installed reboot your PC, after your PC is finished rebooting plug a USB cable from your Android to your PC, launch Tether on your Android, launch Tether on your PC and you should see Tether connect.
Followed your steps, but still get application did not initialize properly.
Right click the android.inf and select install, reboot your PC and Windows should install the drivers when you plug your Android device in.
I have done all that, but I still get:
"The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0150002)."
I have uninstalled and re-installed Tether as well as re-downloading the file.
You're seeing that on your PC or your android device?
I am seeing that on my laptop and I went ahead and tried it on my desktop to see if I got different results it was the same. Both XP SP3.
I am unsure why your receiving that error, I also was installing on XP SP 3 when I laid out the process.
Our developers should have an updated installation soon.
We're looking into this issue. Could you guys try downloading the Android drivers?
If that still doesn't work you may need to go to your manufacturer's website to download the drivers.
ok id I didn't say it before, I am working with a Samsung Moment from sprint. The sdk drivers didnt work. I am not sure what else I should be doing.
Could you try these Samsung drivers:
I am getting the same error on my PC:
WinXP Pro, SP3
I too was on Windows XP Professional, I was beginning to think it may have been a Windows XP Home edition issue but it seems not now.
I believe the Microsoft Redistributable installation may also have failed, in Add/Remove programs what do you see labeled as "Microsoft Visual C++"?
there are 3 items listed as Microsoft Visual C++:
2005 ATL Update kb973923 - x86 8.0.50727.4053
2008 ATL Update kb973924 - x86 9.0.30729.4148
2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30411
I will have to check my XP machine and see what version of the redistributable is in my installation.
I will update later, not around the machine currently.
2008 red. -x86 9.0.30411
2008 red. - x86 9.0.30729.4148
what is the difference between "ATL Update" and "Redisributable"?
None of the drivers that I have used will install for this blasted phone!!!!
We may be getting different errors. When I try to open Tether after installing, I get:
Tether.exe - Application Error
The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0150002). Click on OK to terminate the application
Again, this in on a laptop running Windows XP Pro sp3
I get the same error. I have got it to open on one pc, but the drivers wont work for that one. I can not get it to open on my laptop. Which is where I want to use the program.
Ditto!! Come on, Tether!!
I know that you are aggravated, but they're working on. We just have to be patient.
I'll try. :)
I apologize for the delay. I have the Visual C++ 2008 9.0.30411 and Visual C++ 2005 revision 8.0.56336 on my XP Professional installation.
If your having trouble installing the driver in the method listed above try the following.
Unzip the drivers from the link above and you will have a folder named droid, inside you will find a droid.inf file and two more folders. Right click the droid.inf file and select install, plug your Android device in over USB with USB Debugging enabled, Windows should now find the drivers you just installed and setup your Android to connect over USB. You should then reboot your PC after the driver installation and disable any wifi network adapters and disconnect any LAN (network) cables before launching Tether.
When you plug in your Android over USB you should not need to select anything, if you see a dialog on your PC or Android you can simply close or ignore it. Launch Tether on your Android, then launch Tether on your PC selecting Android then USB, you should see Tether connect and begin to function.
I don't know what that is not working. I will try and video tape it so you can see what I am doing, but none of the drivers that I have found or have gotten from this site has worked.
We are looking into this problem. It seems like something isn't be run on the setup file properly.
I have had multiple reports of both the above methods working, I believe the issue lies somewhere in the Visual C++ Runtime for those that this does not work for.
Could you try removing the Visual C++ 2008 9.0.30411 through Add/Remove programs.
Then download and install the following Visual C++ Runtime:
Reboot your PC and try Tether again and let me know if you still receive the error.
No luck. I did as you suggested and still get the same error.
Thank you for the effort. I have another idea, do a search for mfc90.dll and copy it into the C:\Program Files\Tether directory then try Tether again.
Same problem. Do i need to register the dll?
Thanks for all your help. I guess I'm just out of luck and will have to keep using PDA Net.
Thanks for trying.
I am uncertain if the dll is actually the issue, but it seems the common factor is the Visual C++ Runtime fails to install.
Let me see if I can locate the download location of the other Visual C++ Runtime I have installed on my XP installation and I will provide a link.
Here is the link:
After installing this 2005 version of C++ Tether is now working!
I also uninstalled the 2nd instance of 2008 Red C++ before installing the 2005. Not sure if it was one or the other or both together that fixed the problem, but it's working now.
Should I run into any other problems with other software, I will remove the 2005 and install only ONE instance of 2008 and then I’ll see if Tether still works.
Thanks again for all your help.
High Point, NC
Droid Eris with 2.1
Thank you for troublshooting the issue with me.
This evening I will remove these two runtimes my PC and see which is the proper file then post my findings.
Hopefully I can reproduce the error you are receiving and find the cause.
We appreciate your persistence.
Good work Autobot :)
Thank you Patrick :)
OK I have it working, but still can't figure out this missing driver. I too had to remove both the 2008 the visual c++.
Thanks for the help!!!
Edit: OK I have found some drivers that have worked.
If you need them for your moment they are here:
Thank you for you persistence in getting Tether for Android to work and for supplying the Samsung USB drivers link.