Error "0x80070141 The device is unreachable" while trying o upload pics from phone.

I'm trying to upload pics from phone. I keep getting error code 0x80070141 The device is unreachable. Please help me fix this!!! Thanks!


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Last updated January 27, 2020 Views 43,498 Applies to:
I'm having the same error connecting to a Samsung Note 8.0 using Windows 8.1 via USB cable. It works for a few minutes, but stops and Windows displays the "Device Unreachable" error message.
While accessing metadata using Calibre, I noticed that the device became unreachable when an extremely long path/filename was encountered. 

I shortened the directory name and filename of the file that appeared to be causing the problem and this resolved the issue.

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