Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Fixing android_winusb.inf for Xperia ray

I'm in the process of getting root access to my new phone. I followed the steps at, but I got stuck at step 13. Windows would not accept the android_winusb.inf file I downloaded from Sony.
I used USBView to find out if the Vendor ID and Product ID fit to the numbers in the inf file, but did not find a problem there. Then I noticed that while all the other entries are present in both
[Google.NTx86] and [Google.NTamd64] sections, "; SonyEricsson" is missing in the latter. And the OS is actually the 64 bit version ...
After copying the %SingleAdbInterface%, %CompositeAdbInterface%, %SingleBootLoaderInterface% entries under [Google.NTamd64] Windows finally accepted the driver.

Just a side note to step 15, the fastboot.exe is located under 'platform-tools', not 'tools'.

One step closer to bricking the phone!


  1. just copy the lines
    ; SonyEricsson
    %SingleAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_0FCE&PID_0DDE
    %CompositeAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_0FCE&PID_0DDE&MI_01
    %SingleBootLoaderInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_0FCE&PID_0DDE
    below the line '[Google.NTamd64] '

  2. please help me,
    when i tried to fix this ini still getting same error.
    and when im trying to do step 15. im getting " < waiting for device > " on fastboot command,,,

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