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How do I swap back my audio device?

It seems my microphone and speaker devices are swapped somehow. (Note that this device can detect whether my mic is unplugged/ plugged in) I cannnot input sound using my microphone However, when ...
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Easy way to trace hardware events in Windows?

My Windows machine is acting kind of funny. Every once in a while the screen gets really laggy, as does the sound, and a bunch of device connected/device disconnected sounds start firing. This ...
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Fedora set capture device to demorse

I'm using a program called demorse (official page is down a the time of this writing). On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS it works fine when I run it like this: $ demorse -phw:0 That means: Use hw:0 as DSP ...
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When nodes are created in linux at the time of system bootup?

I am working on Linux kernel 3.4.56, and I am trying to add a system upgrade feature in my system using external USB device. So in my implementation is check that, if /sys/block/sd*(a/b) node is ...
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Usbip doesn't see usb.ids

Having read this answer to this question, I downloaded and installed usb-ip on my Windows 7 64-bit. When I try to run it, I get the following message: usbip: failed to open usb.ids I do have the ...
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WD My Book (10EAVS) doesn't show files

I have an external data device with many importat files on it (about 500 GB). when i try to show the files on my PC, it shows that the capacity is actually taken (500GB) but i see no files in it. ...
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OSX Finder: Why is my network drive not “sticking” in Devices?

I have a couple of different smb:// network drives I use daily. In my OSX (10.8.5) I have dropped some of them onto Finder's Devices group on the left. But some of the drives disappear immediately ...
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How does Windows tell if a drive plugged into a PC is a hard disk drive, a solid state drive or a flash disk drive?

I know that this may be a stupid question, but can someone explain technically on how Windows identify the type of drive plugged into a computer? Edit: I'm asking this question because I'm about to ...
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If I see a phone under Other Devices in Windows' Computers and Devices menu, is it connected to my network?

I see a phone that is definitely NOT mine under Computers and Devices, as I don't own an HTC One. Does this mean it is connected to my network, or that it has WiFi capability and my computer's network ...
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Run application select graphics card

Is this possible? I know some applications let you choose your graphics card to render on. I want to do this with tera, I have a gtx 670 and a 460. I like to let it run in the background and play ...
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Restrict Applications access to Device

I have a PC that has the ability to handle running multiple game clients at once (specifically Tera Online). What I'd like to do is assign and/or restrict each clients access to a device (Gamepad) so ...
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Possible to copy property information in Device Manager?

In Windows 7 "Device Manager", is it possible to copy a device's property details (other than manually transcribing)? If not, where are these properties and values stored? Perhaps I can go straight ...
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Change USB Model Name globally on the device

If I plug in my Kingston USB Stick, it automatically says KINGSTON DataTraveller 2G (or similar) in every OS. So I assume it is saved on the Stick. Is it possible to change this Description on the ...
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How to change default devices and drivers in windows?

I am trying to figure out how to change the default display adapter(gfx device) that is being used without having to go in and disable the others. What I am trying to accomplish is to be able to ...
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Does Xubuntu keep a log of all USB devices ever connected to the system?

What I specifically need is a log that shows the exact time and date a USB device was plugged in or removed. Example : 14 : 40 USB DEVICE X WAS MOUNTED 14 : 43 USB DEVICE X WAS REMOVED 2 : 12 USB ...
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Removing/changing default sound card number

I'm guessing my current sound card setup is cause conflicts with other software (particularly Rakarrack) and I ran the aplay -l command: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: PCH [HDA ...
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Compass a la USB [closed]

I'm looking for a compass (the cardinal direction kind) sensor that I can connect via USB. I'm willing to revert to an integrated circuit and Arduino or some such, but an off-the-shelf device is ...
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Where to see logs of device connecting/disconnecting events in Windows?

When I connect devices to my Windows machine, the "upwards" sound is heard. When I disconnect it -- the "downwards" sound is heard. Is there a way to find events, corresponding to these sounds in ...
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Lifetime of eMMC device

I have better knowledge about the NAND and NOR memory devices as I'm currently working with them. Now I have heard that eMMC device is going to be used in one of my upcoming project. What is the ...
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Playing music in my car [closed]

I have a 300gb music collection and I would like a device that lets me play it in my car. I have various files extensions (ape, mp3,cue,flac). It would be preferable if it could be a device that ...
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How access the files from a Samsung S3 with DOS commands?

After enabling the "Developer options" in the Settings of a Samsung Galaxy GT-I8190N, and connecting it to the PC via the USB cable I was able to backup its files using the file explorer from Windows ...
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How can I use a laptop as a gamepad?

I'd like to be able to use a laptop (or desktop) as a gamepad connected to another laptop. Is there any way this is possible? Google searches haven't come up with anything. In my situation, either a ...
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Block device file exists but “No media found” error rises on access

I have problem with my USB flash drive: block device file appears in /dev (/dev/sdc) but when I try launch fdick, mount or event cat on it, "No media found" error rises root@nuclight:~# ls -l /dev | ...
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losetup Find in Parallel / Concurrency

I'm writing a makefile that at some point builds image files. I'm using losetup -f in the file to find a free loop device when building out each image. Since the images are independent of each ...
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Playback Identical Audio to Multiple Devices

Facts: I use Windows 7 I have an ASUS mobo w/realtek built in audio w/front & rear jacks. I have a Logitech USB headset w/microphone. I have ?20? sets of headphones. The Realtek HD Audio manager ...
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Windows lists the wrong Directshow Audio Capture Devices

Some time ago the directshow audio capture devices on my Win7 machine stopped updating. For example ffmpeg -list_devices true -f dshow -i dummy lists devices that have been uninstalled already and ...
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Is it worth safely removing devices in Windows Vista and above [duplicate]

I have just read that in Windows Vista and above, when you "Safely Remove" a device the USB port is not disabled and data can still be transferred. I know that you can change this behavior so that the ...
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Determine my network card? [duplicate]

I've got a fresh install of Windows, but I just noticed that my ethernet card will not work. Checking the device manager, it appears as "Ethernet Controller" and is missing a driver. Is there any way ...
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Different USB device behaviour on two machines

I have DVR which connected to PC via mini-USB cable. When I connect it to my home PC, DVR turns on, Windows makes the "recognize device" sound and then DVR turns off. If I connect DVR to my laptop, ...
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How to delete multiple files from an MTP device?

How may I delete multiple selected files from an MTP device in a single operation? Though Delete on a single file succeeds, on multiple files it fails, saying No such interface is supported, as here: ...
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How does Windows categorize devices in “Device Manager”?

How does Windows determine device categorization in "Device Manager"? For instance, Device Manager lists such categories as "Imaging devices", "Keyboards", "Sound, video, and game controllers", etc. ...
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Is it possible to create individual power settings for each hard drive?

I have a number of different drives that I use for different purposes but I only use two of them frequently. I would like for the others to enter sleep mode when not in use, but never my main two. Is ...
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Long life storage devices [closed]

Which is the best storage device for long life(to preserve the data for more time)? Is it pen-drive or DVD or Hard disk? Or is it any other than these three? I also want to know why one is better ...
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Why Pluging in one MicroSD into my Mac creates four new devices?

I just plugged in a microsd and doing a diff before and after ls -l /dev/ > before ls -l /dev/ > after these 4 new devices show up: /dev/disk1 /dev/disk1s1 /dev/rdisk1 ...
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Does `ro` matter in CD-ROM mounts?

As far I know, /dev/cdrom usually provides a read-only device. However, some sources suggest to add ro in the /etc/fstab and others not. Is there a difference between /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto ...
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Audio playback device already in use

I have a headset: Creative SB Recon3D. Since today (after power went out) sound doesn't work through my headset on the PC, it works fine on a Playstation 3. I have Windows 7 64x. When I go to ...
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How do I eject the media devices or phones that are group under the Portable Devices category since there is no eject options

I notice that media player or Android phones (using MTP mode) that is connect to Windows, they are usually group under the Portable Devices category. Under this category, when you right-click, there ...
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Power off device from Linux

I'm trying to find out a way to power off device (hard drive) via sysfs or anything else. What I've found, it's receipts to turn off power supply from usb devices, but that's not what I'm looking ...
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What are the possible causes of a ghost USB device appearing then disappearing?

About half an hour ago Windows informed me it was trying to install software for an "Unknown Device". However, it failed. Using the Control Panel I checked the device's properties, and discovered that ...
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No access via cygwin to USB connected device (Samsung Galaxy tab II)

In Cygwin, I am used to being able to have access to a USB-connected device via a drive letter. For example, my Droid X2 appeared as E://, so I could do: $ cd E:/<something>/ and get access ...
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USB not registering on Linux

I have a usb with a hidden cdfs partition that I want to purge, but when I plug it into my linux box, it doesn't register. fdisk -l only shows my hard drives, and the usb doesn't auto-mount. I pulled ...
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Mobile Device Center does not launch on connecting phone

I have an HTC mobile phone running WinMobile 6.5. When I plug it into my laptop (USB connection) which is running Windows 8, the OS recognises that a device has been connected but does not launch ...
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Hardware device not detecting on Windows 7 - detects only on reboot

I am trying to connect a data connector (USB like hardware device to connect internet), but it not detecting the device, I have installed the device driver software came with the device. Issues is ...
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How to get windows 7 to remember connected devices on a network

Is it possible to get Windows 7 to remember devices (e.g. computers) that have connected to a wireless / wired network even when they are offline in a kind of "Offline" section? 3rd party program ...
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Autohotkey - get recording Volume of default device's mic

I have already googled and found this: http://www.autohotkey.com/board/topic/21984-vista-audio-control-functions/. But this library dont gives what i want: i want to get the real-time recording volume ...
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USB Driver for Windows [closed]

I want to make a usb driver in c for windows. I have good background in c and c++. Can anybody suggest me how should i start my development?any suggestion?
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USB disconnect sound as I go away from PC, and I'm not touching anything as I get up

My computer is an Acer notebook connected to a HDTV. When I get up and walk away from the computer almost every time I hear the disconnect USB device sound after a few seconds. How is this ...
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Linux - Creating Virtual Audio Device

My question here is rather simple. How does one create a purely virtual audio device in ALSA that would be capable of: being used as an audio output destination, being used as an audio input source, ...
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msys-1.0's dd on windows

msys-1.0 (MinGW) has an implementation of dd usable on windows (dd.exe) but windows does not have file representations of drives to use with dd. Or does it? Afaik dd operates on files. Is there a way ...
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I have seen some tutorials that lead you to add a device ID into the valid IDs in the drivers of another device. How does this work?

Let's say I have a generic bluetooth adapter, and the default drivers don't support A2DP. So I download some drivers for another bluetooth adapter that do support A2DP. First, when I try to install ...