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How to merge 2 drives of a single pendrive?

I have a pendrive which when connected shows two different drives with single partition each. How do I merge both these into one? I want it to show a single drive with no partitions when I connect it ...
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Windows doesn't have driver for Generic USB Keyboard [duplicate]

For some reason, the Generic USB Keyboard driver was removed, literally, over night, from Windows. Can someone that has Windows 7 and uses a USB Keyboard without any fancy drivers (i.e. uses Generic ...
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Powershare USB cooks external SSD

I have a laptop with four Powershare (high amperage) USB ports. Whenever I plug my mSATA USB SSD enclosure into my laptop for a hour or so it gets very hot (even if it's not used at all). I don't want ...
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USB bench marking shows faster write speeds after fragmentation? How?

I am currently benchmarking my 3.0 USB Flash drive both fragmented and defragmented. My initial setup consisted of Crystal Disk Mark and a flash drive with no files on it. I recorded the output ...
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How to do a factory reset on a USB flash drive?

I have a 8 GB Sandisk USB flash drive. Recently it became write protected somehow. So I searched in Google and I tried to remove the write protection through almost all the methods I found. ...
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How to forward usb port to guest OS using qemu

I have lots of usb devices and I would like to connect them to guest os. Currently I'm forwarding one device at a time. $ qemu-system-x86_64 ... -usbdevice host:xxxx:yyyy I would like to give ...
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Install Debian To USB With State Saving

I want to install Debian on a flash drive, but have it operate just the same as if I installed it on a HDD/SDD. So far, all the tutorials/write-ups I can find are just how to make a "live" version, ...
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Changing boot order/booting from USB

I have the kali-linux-1.0.6-amd64 downloaded on my desktop and have used "Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.2" to install this on my Usb. With it completed and the Usb plugged into my computer. I then ...
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An external USB battery pack that does not power off peripherals when charging it [on hold]

I am in a search for the perfect UPS/battery backup for my Raspberry Pi, and I am taking a different approach to this than most folks do (shared among them the need for the device to be as ugly and ...
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Cruzer Switch 32gb upper cover of usb connector is broken

i have Cruzer Switch 32gb. the upper cover of the USB connector is broken or torn due to its sensitivity and my computer can't detect it. I haven't tried it to another computer. Is it possible to fix ...
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Can dd achieve better bandwidth/speeds on a USB 3.0 bus?

As the title says--I recently acquired a USB 3 stick that I'll mostly be using for moving ISOs/images around between computers. With the increased transfer rate of USB3, can I deviate from my habitual ...
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CANopen to usb?

OK i have one of these: http://nikivita.com/website/datasheets/t40.2055gb.pdf that outputs a CANopen signal. What is the best way to get the data via a USB port on my computer can I just wire the ...
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USB TV Tuner Not Working

I'm trying to get a USB TV Tuner to work but I'm having troubles. It's a Hauppauge WinTV 950Q and when I connect it to my Windows 7 (x64) laptop it shows that it's detected and the lights on it will ...
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can't access my bios with my usb keyboard no ps/2

my USB keyboard doesn't seem to be recognized at post. I have no ps/2 port. no port on my motherboard. Can't install my windows 7 cause I think is on gpt or else. I really need to get access to my ...
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Booting livecd from external USB not working (no power?)

I have a usb hard drive with ubuntu 12.10 partition on it, but I can't seem to actually boot into the livecd. I can get to the grub menu, and I select "Try without installing", but then the screen ...
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Output of usbmon ( length field )?

In http://www.mjmwired.net/kernel/Documentation/usb/usbmon.txt#163 it is written that before status tag ,there is data length field ,in my output for usbmon http://pastebin.com/b6U7Je7h please ...
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How to use usbmon for knowing amount of data transferred from usb (pendrive )?

Please someone explain me in simple terms how to use usbmon to track the amount of data transferred from pendrive ?
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Ubuntu freezes when I plug in external hard drive formatted as exFAT

What can be hanging up my system. I thought I went through the necessary steps to enable mounting of an exFAT-formatted hard drive: # Install fuse-exfat and exfat-utils sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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No USB storage mode for Asus MeMo Pad 7 to do Android development [migrated]

I intend to develop with an Asus MeMo Pad 7, but I can't set it to detect as a normal USB storage device. In the Storage menu I have 4 options: MTP - to transfer images PTP - to transfer images ...
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Plugging the usb device makes PC go crazy

When I plug in the usb flash drive, Windows 8.1 won't recognize it. Then when I plug out the mouse (so that I can plug in the flash drive instead), this happens: the usb drive is still not ...
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creating UEFI USB Boot stick using rufus option gives errors

I am trying to install windows 7 from a USB UEFI stick that I tried to create in vain. I read other posts on creating UEFI USB Boot sticks and found Rufus the most convenient option . However , Rufus ...
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Error on unchanged system: hub 4-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 1

I have a laptop running debian wheezy: $ uname -a Linux *pcname* 3.2.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.2.54-2 i686 GNU/Linux I recently made a debian boot usb like so: sudo dd ...
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FireWire to USB 2.0 adapter - does it work? [duplicate]

I need to connect to my FireWire disk but dont have a firewire port on my laptop. I was thinking about using FireWire-USB adapter. I read online that USB's max data throughput is 480 Mbit/s and ...
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Can I install Live version of Linux distro onto USB using Android? [closed]

Since Android version 3.1 USB OTG can be used.(I've just bought microusb otg cable and it works.) I cant use a PC because I don't have any Operating System so I want to install a live linux distro ...
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headset volume scroll works intermittently

on my headset there is a volume scroll wheel. unfortunately, the sound only works on some settings, and switching between ranges where nothing is audible and being able to hear things is accompanied ...
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USB: error 0x000007d1

Is there any way to fix error 0x000007di? It occurs when I plug in phone USB. I'm using Windows 8. What I want to do is to root my Android phone when I connect it. It feels like everything's fine ...
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Sony mp3 player driver

i have connected to pc my mp3 player(sony nwz b 173) but pc doesnt recognize it. (windows7) i have tried to "install drivers and selecting MASS STORAGE driver" but it was always say "ACESS DENIED or ...
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USB devices are only recognized if connected at boot (Win 8.1 x64)

I have a Clevo P170HM laptop running Windows 8.1 Pro x64 edition with Media Center. I have observed peculiar behavior in the form of USB devices usually not being recognized unless they are plugged in ...
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Make a bootable usb drive a regular storage drive again in Windows?

I made a bootable linux drive using Win32 Disk Imager. The image I wrote on the usb drive was about 4-5 GB. When I stuck the drive in to re-use it as storage, the only part of the drive that is left ...
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command for copying files in linux to usb drive?

I want to copy files from linux system to the usb flash drive connected to it. I ma using labcar VMware with linux operating szstem in it. could some one tell me how to copy the files from linux ...
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USB Switch seems cause monitor brightness to fluctuate

Anyone else have this issue? I have a TrendNet USB switch connected to my laptop and I use display extend to have 2 monitors. Sometimes I see the screen brightness flicker. I reduced my frame rate ...
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Make USB virtual COM device persistent through reboots

EDIT: Having rethought the issue, perhaps my question can be summarized like this: Is there an existing COM terminal type program that will automatically detect when a COM port becomes unavailable and ...
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Mouse not working in Windows XP

My friend has a system with Pentium 4 processor and Windows XP. Please help me figure out why the mouse is not working. The mouse cursor is showing even if the mouse is removed from the system. It is ...
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usb port stop working

Every time I open my Windows after a while the USB ports stop working, and while I tried using the Device Manager to uninstall USB then reboot, the problem is still not solved. I tried to uninstall ...
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Speedlink Medusa USB Headset crashes LinuxMint

I have an older model of the SpeedLink Medusa USB headset. Everytime I connect the Headset to my PC, Mint freezes and/or crashes. Black screen, sometimes a scrambled desktop picture. Then I have to ...
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Chipbank udisk - How to create readonly partition for company catalog purpose

I've ordered some usb drives for my company with laser logo and so on. As we had no time to wait for the "preloading" of the catalogs, we got them blank. I checked with a tool the chipset of the ...
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Windows To Go boot error 0xC00000E9 on USB 3.0 ports

I found a post (Windows to go usb 3.0 booting problems) which may be the answer but I wanted to throw this out there because the scenario described is not exactly the same and the error code is not ...
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Razer Carcharias Headset not detected in Windows 7

Today I got a shiny new Razer Carcharias Headset for X-Box and PC. When I tried plugging them into my laptop however, Windows seems simply not to detect them. All the lights come on on the headset, ...
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OS won't boot from laptop - “Media test failure, check cable”

I have a 64 bit Lenovo Z570 laptop with an Intel i5 processor. Until recently, I've been solely running linux mint on it without problems (the laptop shipped with windows 7). Yesterday I decided to do ...
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Problems with USB recovery tool when two HDDs installed

I have a custom-built PC that has two hard drives installed. The primary drive has the Windows and System Recovery partitions. The secondary drive is a plain NTFS drive with a system image stored on ...
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How do I make a bootable DOS USB without format?

I had previously made my USB DOS bootable (I think I used the MS DOS version that came with Windows XP) Later on I converted in to a Puppy Linux Live USB The DOS files are still there on the drive, ...
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How do I install Windows XP on a computer without cd drive? [duplicate]

I need to install Windows XP on a computer without a CD drive I have the following in mind Please suggest on whether it is feasible or not, or if it cannot work for some reason, what else I can try ...
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Why isn't there any terminal program using USB?

I often use HyperTerminal in Windows XP. The problem is that it just supports COM and telnet. I know COM Port is very old-fashioned, but I can't replace it with USB because there is no such program ...
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How to unmount a USB drive which is not mounted under /media directory

I am running Gnome 3 on Debian Wheezy. I want to unmount a USB drive without sudo or root privileges. I've googled and found out that there are eject and pumount commands available. However, those ...
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How to rename actual portable HDD *device* name? (not volume name / label)

I have a few Toshiba Stor.E drives connected to my pc for backup purposes, then shipping them to differen physical locations. But when working with a few of them I have to check many times if I use ...
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How do I install windows 7 on samsung NP530U3B with HDD HTS545050a7e380?

I have a problem: I am trying to install windows 7 on this pc (SAMSUNG NP530U3B) and with the hard disk (HTS545050a7e380). Like in this problem: How to install Windows7 on Hitachi HTS545050a7e380 ...
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reverse usb tethering in strict dns environment

In the environment, all DNS query is blocked by firewall. And wifi or 3G is not allowed I want to let a rooted Android(192.168.42.2) accessing internet by plug usb on PC(192.168.42.1 for usb0 ...
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USB port confusion

I have 4 USb ports into my computer and all 4 are working. Now, I am testing them by simply connecting my mouse to it. Anyways, somehow when i connect it to two USB ports on one side of my computer ...
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windows 7 samsung NP530U3B

I have the same problem of you. Same computer model (SAMSUNG NP530U3B) and same hard disk (HTS545050a7e380) I put the windows 7 on the USB pen drive, with the windows program to do that. I did change ...
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unable to format usb

I am unable to format my usb (sandisk). It says write protected. whenever i attach it to my PC virus notification ( auto-run.inf + recycler ) pops up but no action is taken due to write protection. ...