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Do I need a special microUSB cable to take advantage of my USB 3.0 port?

I often transfer files from my computer to my phone using a micro-USB cable. However, my computer has USB 3.0 ports and I don't know if I'm taking full advantage of it using a regular micro-USB cable. ...
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1answer
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How can I connect an external hard drive to a Windows 95 computer?

I have an old Windows 95 computer at home. It's a Dell Dimension XPS D266. I've decided to get rid of it, but first I want to get all of the data off of it. It has a 16 GB hard drive, and I have a new ...
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DATA TRANSFER over usb [duplicate]

I am using a USB extension lead to extend the length of my usb cable and I am wondering do these slow down the transfer of data from an external hard drive to the machine.
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Can a mouse/keyboard wireless USB anthena be hacked to transmit data? [closed]

I just watched Jacob Appelbaum's talk at 30C3 and he explained how some USB devices have this capability built in. My question is: Could a Windows infected computer (given) mess with an USB which is ...
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1answer
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Extremely slow data transfer on USB flash drive

The shared back-office computer where I work is reading from and writing to USB extremely slow - like almost 1 Mb/s at its peak. The computer is running Windows 7, and may or may not have been ...
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1answer
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Transfer rate of splitting a USB 2.0 port

I am working on a program that requires data from two USB ports, however, I was wondering what would occur when utilising a USB splitter? Instead of two direct USB connections to the computer, what ...
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1answer
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How can I pin point a USB file transfer bottleneck in Unix?

I'm experiencing very slow data transfer speeds over USB 2.0 on my nix box and was wondering how I can pin-point the cause of the problem. I've looked into iotop and top but the cpu and mem figures ...
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3answers
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Extremely slow USB transfer speed

I am using Windows 7 32-bit, and have a Transcend 8 GB USB 2.0 flash drive. I have formatted the drive to NTFS using the Windows format tool. The problem is that when moving or copying files to and ...
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Copy Files over unstable connection

I need to copy a large number of files to a hard disk drive over USB, but the connection to the drive will randomly fail, causing the drive to appear as though it is unplugged and immediately plugged ...
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2answers
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Why are some PCs losing data coming on over USB serial?

I have an embedded device that connects to a PC using USB and enumerates as a USB serial port. The device spits out approximately 30 megabytes of data over a period of about 15 minutes. My PC is ...
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Is there any USB2.0 data transfer chunk size limit?

With one read() or write() at a time, can we increase the bulk data size over USB interface? For example, I want to transfer chunk of 1024 (1K) bytes data and if the device has limitations of only ...