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Msm8960 Driver Windows 7 Download

Msm8960 Driver Windows 7 Download

If you have a Samsung smartphone that uses the Qualcomm MSM8960 (Snapdragon S4 series) chipset, you may need to install the proper USB drivers on your Windows 7 computer to connect your device and perform various operations. In this article, we will show you how to download and install the MSM8960 driver for Windows 7.

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What is the MSM8960 driver?

The MSM8960 driver is a package of five function drivers that enable your Samsung smartphone to communicate with your Windows 7 PC via a USB cable. The five function drivers are:

  • Bus driver: This driver handles the USB enumeration and device detection.

  • Modem driver: This driver allows you to use your smartphone as a modem and access the internet on your PC.

  • DM port driver: This driver enables the diagnostic mode and allows you to perform firmware updates and debugging.

  • ADB driver: This driver allows you to use the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) tool and perform various development tasks on your smartphone.

  • RNDIS driver: This driver allows you to use your smartphone as a network adapter and share your mobile data connection with your PC.

The MSM8960 driver can also be used for other Qualcomm-based Samsung smartphones, such as the Galaxy S III, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note II, Galaxy Note 3, and more.

How to download and install the MSM8960 driver for Windows 7?

To download and install the MSM8960 driver for Windows 7, follow these steps:

  • Download the MSM8960 driver from [this link]. This is a free download from Softpedia, a reputable website that provides software downloads and reviews. The file size is about 15 MB and the file name is

  • Extract the zip file to a folder of your choice. You will see a folder named SAMSUNG_USB_Driver_for_Mobile_Phones_5.28.2.1 containing several files and subfolders.

  • Go to Device Manager on your Windows 7 PC. You can access it by right-clicking on My Computer, choosing Manage, and then finding Device Manager in the left panel. Alternatively, you can right-click on the Start Menu and select Device Manager.

  • Connect your Samsung smartphone to your PC via a USB cable. Make sure you have enabled USB debugging mode on your smartphone. You can do this by going to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging. If you don't see Developer options in your Settings menu, you can enable it by going to Settings > About phone > Software information and tapping on Build number seven times.

  • In Device Manager, you will see a new device named SAMSUNG Android Phone or SAMSUNG Android Composite Device under Other devices or Portable devices. Right-click on it and choose Update Driver Software.

  • Choose to select the location of the new driver manually and browse to the folder where you extracted the MSM8960 driver in step 2.

  • Follow the on-screen instructions to install the MSM8960 driver. You may need to restart your PC after the installation is complete.

  • Once the installation is done, you will see five new devices under Modems, Ports (COM & LPT), Android Device, Network adapters, and Universal Serial Bus controllers in Device Manager. These are the five function drivers of the MSM8960 driver package.

Congratulations! You have successfully downloaded and installed the MSM8960 driver for Windows 7. You can now use your Samsung smartphone with your PC for various purposes, such as accessing the internet, transferring files, flashing firmware, debugging apps, and more.

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