USB stands for Universal Serial Bus and is a general and universal interface standard for connecting computers and electronic devices.

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Disable USB's including mouse and keyboard, enable with key combo

I have a specific scenario where I have a computer displaying cameras on screen but the operators keep plugging USB's and keyboard/mouse into it. I am aware that I can disable the USB storage ...
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Can't boot kali linux under grub2 (usb flash)

I split usb flash to three part: | For DATA | For Kali Linux | Persistence | Then i'm install grub on /dev/sdb2: sudo grub-install --no-floppy --root-directory=/mnt/linux /dev/sdb Write ...
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Wifi USB stick not working on PC running Windows 10 but works on laptop

I have bought a 4G LTE Wifi USB stick (Huawei E3372, CE0197). When I plug it on my laptop running Windows 10 I get instantly Internet access, but when I plug it to my PC running the same Windows ...
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Building a laptop docking station with usb hub

I want to build a cheap docking station. So, I thought to buy USB 3.0 Hub, USB Mouse, USB Keyboard, USB sound card and USB to VGA adapter. I have two questions: Is this will work? I want to know, ...
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HP printer changes serial itself

I have HP LaserJet Professional P1102 using CUPS via USB. Sometimes it has serial=000000000Q81E02RSI1c, sometimes serial=000000000Q81E02RPR1a. But this is same printer, with same formater. Hplip ...
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How pre-load drivers for a WiFi USB device that can't use “update driver” from Device Manager. Where do I put them?

In XP, I used to dump USB driver files into system32, but that's not working as smoothly with Win7. I just want to know where to put the files (3 of them, .cat, .sys, .inf) so that Windows knows ...
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SATA Port vs Using a USB hub in a SATA Port

I was wondering if there is any downside to using a USB hub on a single SATA port to add 2-3 more HDD's as opposed to adding more SATA Hubs via the PCI card? Background content: I'm currently pulling ...
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Can't install Kali Linux from USB, fails to find CD-ROM drive

I successfully made a live USB of the Kali Linux. When I boot from the USB it gives an option to install. I clicked on that option. At one point it was detecting and mounting CD-ROM drives. As I have ...
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Why does certain files and collection of files take so long to copy?

I was copying the windows "users" folder for a friend of mine and I noticed that the 6.5GB file took unusually long to copy. The transfer rate never exceeded 5Mb/s. Also, I noticed there was an ...
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Installing Yosemite On Hackintosh - Wont Boot From USB [on hold]

I have been trying to install Yosemite on the hackintosh that I purchased and put together a few days ago. I have Windows installed on one hard drive and want to install OS X on the other (Of 2) hard ...
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Firefox w/ localhost + port app using Windows OS, boot from USB but no NIC/wifi allowed

I would like to be able to plug in a USB drive to a host computer which may already have a wired or WiFi connection; and reboot to the USB (maybe a Windows OS) with the following restrictions: only ...
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Automount external drives as readonly in openelec

I wanto to make sure that every time, I plug in an external harddisk to my raspberry pie with openelec, it is mounted readonly. I tried putting this rule KERNEL=="sd*", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ...
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linux KVM Virtualization: USB cameras and nvidia graphics cards with dual display

I wonder if is possible to create with KVM guest machines (Windows and Linux) they can use 2 monitors (in desktop extension), USB cameras and graphics cards like Nvidia
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How to increase usb transfer speed on VMware ESXi 6.0?

I have some Linux and Windows VMs on ESXi. I put external HDD to usb-port on ESXi server and added this drive to VM. Windows VM copied one big file to this drive with 30MB/s speed (drive was ...
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Seagate Backup Plus 4tb

I have a seagate 4tb backup plus desktop external hard-drive. I use it to house alot of college work, regular work files and a few movies etc. While it has been been plugged into my tv the past few ...
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How to convert a bootable usb to a bootable microSD card

I just got a recovery flash drive for my tablet containing its OEM version of Windows 8.1. There is only one problem... The power input is located too close to the 1 and only usb port. The system ...
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Only one entry in Boot Device Priority menu

Some background info I've been using this laptop (Samsung Ativbook2) since late 2013 and it came with Win8. When the laptop first came in, you could see bootable devices in advanced startup menu ...
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How can I give more power to usb devices connected to my laptop?

I am getting a USB audio interface with mic preamplifier and I am worried if my laptop will be enough to power it (or if it won't get damaged by by the device).Is there a thing I could connect between ...
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I keep getting the usb inserted sound whenever I plug or unplug something to a power socket. Should I worry?

I own a Lenovo G510. I use a cooler base external mouse keyboard monitor 2:1 speakers Whenever I plug something to a wall socket that is near to the one that I use to power everything (when ...
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How can I make my external USB drive start faster?

I have an external 3 TB Touro hard drive from Hitachi, which works fine; it starts up from sleep mode in a few seconds. Now I've added a 4 TB Touro, and on this drive it takes 30 seconds(!) to start ...
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AIO Windows OS Installer

I repair laptops and PC and most of the time I need to repair/reinstall Windows. I prefer USB install as it is way faster then Optical Disk Method. But the thing is, you need to make a USB every time ...
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Fedora 22, Boot Order

I cannot get Fedora (22) to boot from a USB. It has Ubuntu on it and I've decided do most of my dev stuff on there to avoid compatibility issues between my desktop (Windows) and my laptop (Fedora). I ...
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How to create hybrid live USB

I have a laptop running stock UEFI and Windows 8.1. I want to create a bootable live linux USB stick that can be used to boot either my older BIOS system or my newer UEFI system. I am ok with having ...
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Trying to debug android on my Galaxy s5 device [on hold]

I'm attempting to use the just-downloaded stable version of Android Studio, and want to be able to debug on my Galaxy s5. I enabled developer tools / debug on it. When I plugged it in the first ...
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USB Type C Power Delivery Profile - max length?

The new USB-C connector allows for 100W to be delivered to charge laptops etc. Is there a maximum length for a charging only cable? The specification talks about cables being less than two meters ...
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Why do my USB ports work when booting from a flash stick, but not in the installed OS?

I'm building my first computer, I set it up to dual-boot Windows 7 and Kubuntu 14.04.2. Everything worked great when it was running off the bootable USB for Kubuntu, but when I actually installed them ...
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How to transfer data from Windows to Mac using USB

What is happening: I have a PC running Windows 8.1 and a Mac running Mac OS X 10.6.2. I also have a USB which is 8GB. My Mac isn't connected to the internet but my PC is. When I connect my USB to my ...
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Install OS X: USB bootable, launch path not accessible

I am trying to downgrade a MacBook from Yosemite to Mavericks, I have created a bootable USB with Mavericks, i restarted and boot from the USB, when i select "Install OS X" and click "Continue" it ...
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Windows OS on external hard drive

Is it possible to install Windows OS to plug and play storage device such as external hard drives, HDD enclosures (with SATA hard drives), USB flashdrives[1] and the likes? What OS's? And if it's ...
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USB device not recognized w/ extension on one computer, not another

fairly odd problem: We upgraded computers at our site, from computers with USB2.0 WIN7, to USB3.0 WIN8.1. One particular USB device will not function with an extension cable, but will without it, ...
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How do I connect my IPad Air 1 to the internet via ethernet without creating an AP? [migrated]

How do I connect my IPad Air 1 to the internet with an ethernet cable without creating an access point or a wireless signal/hotspot of any kind? My first attempt was a duplicate of this fella But, ...
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How can I transfer data from iPhone to Windows 7 PC via USB cable?

I want to transfer all the data from my iPhone to my Windows 7 PC. When I use a USB, the computer says that it can't install the drivers. Is there any way to transfer this data on my computer?
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How is a Usb Y cable designed?

Ok, Recently I have purchased this USB Y cable from Amazon. Storite USB 2.0 Type A Male to Dual USB A Male Y Splitter Cable Cord Black -50cm I purchased it so I can use it with external hard disk ...
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How to specify USB port in project my screen app? [closed]

I have connected 2 Lumia devices (Say A and B) to a single PC using USB cables. When i turn on projectmyscreenapp.exe it is connecting to only one device ( Say A ). Now I need to specify which phone ...
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Mount ejected usb device on Mac

I wanted to know if is possible to mount a USB after it has been removed from the finder, without having to re-enter into the USB port. On my Mac I connected a USB device, but sometimes after putting ...
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Install Windows 10 from USB to new drive fails boot

I have a laptop that came with a non-SSD drive that I have Windows 10 on. I am trying to create an installation on an SSD drive for this same machine (to eventually use as the primary boot drive--I ...
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Windows 10 Pro to Home USB stick conversion

I have created a Windows 10 Pro USB stick with the Windows Media Creation Tool (https://www.microsoft.com/de-de/software-download/windows10). The tool asked me if I would like to install Windows 10 ...
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Cortana will not recognise my USB headset as an audio input device

most applications on my windows 10 PC including skype, and chrome will recognise the headset input however, cortana will not recognise any input devices and on the settings > Time & Language > ...
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USB Event Log when computer powered down

I had a GoPro stolen from my computer at my work desk last night (I'm assuming). The GoPro was connected to one of my USB ports, and I was wondering if Windows tracked that information somehow? I have ...
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Problems with USB 2.0 extensions totalling 40+ft [duplicate]

I have a tv about 40+ feet from my pc (multiple rooms and 1 level separate us) I want to use as another monitor. I ran HDMI to the tv which worked fine, but then I tried to run a chain of multiple 10 ...
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USB read only with recursive filesystem

I have a USB flash drive 4GB Sandisk Edge After "DD"ing to make a live USB, the drive failed to boot and after checking it, the whole drive is broken. When using Gparted shows: | Partition | File ...
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PC: cannot download to USB-attached phone, but can read/write with Win Explorer

I download mp3 podcasts to my computer and then moved the files to my phone via USB cable. Now I would like to download these files directly to the attached phone, thought this would be easier. IE ...
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USB hub registers hidden keyboard

I bought a 4 port USB 2.0 hub with some strange behaviour When I plug it in I get the following dmesg output: [141240.998931] usb 1-5: new full-speed USB device number 32 using xhci_hcd ...
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Is it possible to share WiFi “USB adapter” serial port over the internet and use it to access lan network?

If I had a PC with WiFi adapter, and I shared the USB over the internet and that port have the Wifi adapter. Would I have a "LAN via WAN" connection?
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ALSA output to two dmix devices simultaneously using a multi device

I am trying to play audio to two hardware devices simultaneously, megalodon and analog, using two dmix devices. megalodon is a USB headset, analog is just the 3.5mm port on my computer. When I route ...
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LFS (Linux From Scratch) USB boot crashing

A hard drive in an enclosure has the following, assume that this drive is being recognized by grub2 as hd0: partitions 1 to 3 are primary partition 1: /boot (boot partition) partition 2: / (linux ...
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Usb device overcurrent

So i am a first time builder and i put everything together and the boots says usb device over current and the computer turns it self of in 15 seconds. I do everything the internet has to say on the ...
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Can I use a boot usb as a storage device as well in windows

I recently bought a 32gb usb 3 drive and made it a bootable usb. there is about 25gb of unallocated space, which i formatted to ntfs, however windows only recognises the boot partition as it is the ...
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Dell 3007WFP Monitor: USB Ports Not Working

I have the monitor described in title and am trying to use the USB ports to plug in a mouse. I've set up my macbook pro and connected it to the monitor with the DVI cable + Mini DisplayPort to Dual ...
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Screwy USB - is this even fixable

I attempted to create a bootable USB drive with Kali Linux or Tails (not sure which). An error occurred during the process of flashing the drive, and I saw an icon saying the USB had malfunctioned. ...