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Old 12-27-2016, 09:40 AM   #31
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That's why I mentioned it, it's amazingly common for the cables to only support charging. You don't know how many times at work I've ran into this!!
And it is what, one or two more wires needed in the same cable for data transfer? What a cheap greedy industry/world we live in.

I can remember when ...

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Old 12-27-2016, 10:36 AM   #32
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And it is what, one or two more wires needed in the same cable for data transfer? What a cheap greedy industry/world we live in.

I can remember when ...
2 extra wires from my understanding, yes.
 
Old 12-27-2016, 05:14 PM   #33
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Well, all's well that ends well. Thanks again for the help. And yeah, (thx for the reminder Jjanel) this problem is definitely solved.
 
  


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