[Q] Strange issue with not charging and not detecting - USB device not recognized

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http://forum.xda-developers.com – Hello all. This is more of a solution that I will post, but also a question - why. So, here's my story. I purchased an unlocked maguro yakjuux 4.0.1 GSM Galaxy Nexus, after playing around with it, I decided to unlock the bootloader and root it - no big deal. Got an OTA update that upgraded my phone to 4.0.2, however broke my NFC ability, so I decided to take matters into my own hands. Flashed 4.1.1 JB (Official stock image). Everything worked fine, until one glorious day it stopped detecting as removable storage. Upon googling, I found that people had similar issues with custom kernels and (HowTos)