Windows 10: iPad wont show up in file explorer

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  1.    26 Jan 2018 #11

    Do iOS devices ever show up in explorer? My recollection is that those devices don't have standard file systems and can't be mounted in Windows as such. iTunes and some third party apps allow limited file sharing but not through the OS file system unless I'm mis-remembering.
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  2. Posts : 7,474
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1709
       26 Jan 2018 #12

    They show up and can be read. Copy pictures from my iPhone all the time.
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  3.    27 Jan 2018 #13

    Do you get the "Allow this device to access photos and videos" message on the iPad when you plug in the USB?
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    1. Connect your iPad to USB.
    2. Run UsbTreeView from USB Device Tree Viewer and see if the iPad is detected. Click on the entry. Note that the program might freeze for a minute when the iPad is connected for some reason - just wait for it to finish.
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    3. Reply with the "Device information" contents.

          ======================== USB Device ========================
            +++++++++++++++++ Device Information ++++++++++++++++++
    Friendly Name            : Apple iPad
    Device Description       : Apple iPad
    Device Path              : \\.\usb#vid_05ac&pid_12ab#88bba59c54d3c322f809439fa9b99a7d178545e5#{a5dcbf10-6530-11d2-901f-00c04fb951ed}
    Device ID                : USB\VID_05AC&PID_12AB\88BBA59C54D3C322F809439FA9B99A7D178545E5
    Hardware IDs             : USB\VID_05AC&PID_12AB&REV_0503 USB\VID_05AC&PID_12AB
    Driver KeyName           : {eec5ad98-8080-425f-922a-dabf3de3f69a}\0020 (GUID_DEVCLASS_WPD)
    Driver                   : \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\WUDFRd.sys (Version: 10.0.16299.15  Date: 2017-09-29)
    Driver Inf               : C:\WINDOWS\inf\wpdmtp.inf
    Legacy BusType           : PNPBus
    Class                    : WPD
    Class GUID               : {eec5ad98-8080-425f-922a-dabf3de3f69a} (GUID_DEVCLASS_WPD)
    Interface GUID           : {a5dcbf10-6530-11d2-901f-00c04fb951ed} (GUID_DEVINTERFACE_USB_DEVICE)
    Service                  : WUDFWpdMtp
    Enumerator               : USB
    Location Info            : Port_#0003.Hub_#0001
    Location IDs             : PCIROOT(0)#PCI(1400)#USBROOT(0)#USB(3), ACPI(_SB_)#ACPI(PCI0)#ACPI(XHC_)#ACPI(RHUB)#ACPI(HS03)
    Container ID             : {c326ecd0-90c0-568b-9153-27a2b66775b6}
    Manufacturer Info        : Apple Inc.
    Capabilities             : 0x94 (Removable, UniqueID, SurpriseRemovalOK)
    Problem Code             : 0
    Lower Filters            : WinUsb
    Power State              : D0 (supported: D0, D3, wake from D0)
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  4.    27 Jan 2018 #14

    I decided to install TunesGo on a VM just to confirm my previous suspicion that it was overwriting the Windows MTP driver. And it looks like it does.

    In Device Manager, do you see this device?
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    If so, right-click and uninstall it.
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