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Seagate Expansion external drive not recognised in Windows 8.1

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waking up a sleeping external usb storage drive on linux?

So I got a Seagate external usb storage that goes to sleep after 90 minutes. All its power comes from the usb. At dmesg, this is what happens: [Dom Jun 29 17:25:08 2014] sd 7:0:0:0: Attached scsi ...
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How do I mount usb storage to fat32 or exFat on Nexus 4? Many of the mounter apps I tried specified app not compatible for Nexus 4 in the description itself. I could connect my mouse through OTG cable ...
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I have a G-Technology G-Drive mobile 1TB with the option of either connecting via USB 3.0 or Firewire 800, which is the better choice for connecting with my MacBook Pro Early-2011? (In terms of speed ...
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Track down flash drives that my laptop has accessed

I have some personal information stored on my laptop, and I suspect that somebody had copied them onto an USB portable flash drive. Is there any method by which I can track down a list of flash drives ...
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usb storage attached to windows SBS is not readable when plugged directly to windows desktop

I was wondering if windows SBS did some sort of different format other than ntfs that would make my usb storage (16tb drobo) readable only to the server If I unplug the usb and take it over to my win ...
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creating shared storage space for linux build on 32 GB USB

I'm building LFS to a 32 GB USB key and I am wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction for some information on how to format my USB key to meet the following requirements: when ...
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Windows 7 takes 4 minutes to mount a USB mass storage device

I Have a custom USB Mass Storage Device that has been used in Windows XP for years as part of a product. In XP, the device mounts within seconds, with a drive letter and a window. In Windows 7, it ...
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A problem with USB storage in Linux has cost me more than one day: dmesg says USB is detected, but fdisk -l can't find USB storage. My kernel is 2.4.32. Infomation about this USB storage can also be ...
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Mounting a USB device to more than one machine at once?

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why did my USB thumb drive suddenly stop working in multiple computers?

Did not drop it or cause any trama to the device. It was working fine and then all of a sudden, the device is not recognized. I tried it in another computer too. It seems totally dead. Any way to ...
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Why might my Fedora 15 live USB persistent storage not work?

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Say you had some sensitive information that you didn't want to store on the internet, was incredibly important to you, and you didn't need to access very often either. Think of a digital picture ...
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How to disable 3G USB Modem internal storage from being loaded by linux kernel?

I've got a problem with my 3G modem [Huawei E122]. It has internal storage and kernel assigns a device [/dev/sdX] to it. Because of that, every second time my machine will not boot - kernel panic - as ...
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Best external USB drive with transparent Raid-1 support

I am in the market for a new NAS/backup system, and came across the interesting TonidoPlug . My last USB external drive (SimpleTech SimpleDrive 1TB) has met its demise, and so I'm trying to figure ...
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What is a USB Wi-Fi dongle device that can emulate virtual mass storage device for a home video player?

What is a USB Wi-Fi dongle device that can emulate a virtual mass storage device for home video player, but in fact it shows the files from a network-shared enter code here folder?
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How do I get the Windows 7 installer onto a USB drive? [duplicate]

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How do I run a script when a drive is mounted under OSX? My usecase is that I would like to automatically copy images from my USB memory/harddrive when it is inserted in my USB card reader, and when ...
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Recommendations for USB flash drive fast at writing small files [closed]

I want a drive that I can be used as my work drive, storing a Subversion repo and sandbox for a small project. I'd also like it to be able to store a DVD rip. At the moment I've got a Super Talent ...
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USB vs. FireWire for external hard drives

For external hard drives in this question, I'm referring to traditional HDDs; the kind with spinning metal inside of them (no RAM or flash-based super-high-performance hardware): Is there a ...