USB is a universal, general interface standard for connecting peripheral devices to PCs.

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Windows keeps alerting USB driver not installed even though it is

I'm running Windows 7 and in the taskbar under the flag icon, it always says "Installer your USB controller driver". I followed the steps to install it and have not experienced any issues with USB ...
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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? [on hold]

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 CE satnav with external Bluetooth device [on hold]

I have a cheap unbranded sat-nav system which does not have blue-tooth. It has a single mini-usb fort for charging and data. It runs on windows CE and gives the user access to the windows desktop and ...
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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. ...
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How to make a ISO FILE out of a folder containing Windows Setup Files [duplicate]

I copied the Windows 8 CD to my HDD. I want to convert that folder to an ISO and use that to create a bootable USB. Please tell me how CAN I MAKE ISO IMAGE out of that folder containing files
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Need to connect a Parallel Key to a USB Port and see it in DOS [duplicate]

I have a laptop that I can boot up in DOS. I need to run a DOS Program and requires a Parallel Port Key. I need a way for the program to think that one of the USB Ports is a Parallel Port and then ...
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How to make a bootable USB out of the folder in which the data of windows 8 setup is there?

I copied windows 8 CD to my HDD and now, i want to convert that folder to an iso please tell e how to do that. so that i could burn the iso to my usb and make my usb bootable How to make a bootable ...
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Audio/Video Problems on USB connection

I have a Logitech G430 USB headset, and whenever I seem to plug in a USB with things on it, or with nothing on it, I will get the Ping of a new connection then ALL audio shuts off. Not only that, if I ...
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Getting Kinect Serial on Ubuntu

I connected a new Kinect (XBOX 360) to my Ubuntu 12.04 Machine. Using lsusb I tried to find the serial number of the Kinect device. But I get the following output: iManufacturer 2 Microsoft ...
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MS DVD/USB download tool where is located?

After install MS DVD/USB download tool, I cannot locat it in either Start, neither Program Files. The installer GUI and the MS webpages are not providing any information. I have Windows 7 x64.
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Share USB 3G internet through a router but keep the local network access

I'm working on Ubuntu and I was able to share my USB dongle internet through a router by connecting my Ethernet output directly to the WAN port of the router and choosing in IPv4 Setting the Method ...
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External hard drive not recognized by windows 8.1 (works in windows 7 and ubuntu12.04)

So as is stated in my title, I have an external hard drive (2.5 inch internal laptop drive attached to a USB bridge). It worked perfectly on my windows 7 x64 machine. Then I did a clean install of ...
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Installation of USB-to-RS232 driver fails

When I connect my USB-to-RS232 ADAPTER on USB 2.0 port on Windows 7 (64-bit), I get: Device driver software was not successfully installed Prolific USB-to-Serial COMM Port (Failed) On Device ...
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Can USB 2.0 power a USB 3.0 external HDD?

I'm on the verge of buying myself a new bus-powered USB 3.0 2.5-inch external hard drive. However, my computer only has USB 2.0 ports on it. I understand that the USB 3.0 HDD will simply run slower on ...
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Can you remove and replace keys (like a regular laptop keyboard) on a Logitech K310 Keyboard?

Two of my keys might have something in them and they're really sticky. When I press them down, it takes a while to come back up and my '2' key gets stuck, likely from sugars, etc. Can I do this ...
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Kernel panic while installing Centos 6.5 from USB stick and USB cd rom

I tried to install CentosOS 6.5 using CentOS-6.5-x86_64-LiveCD as a source. I made bootable USB using YUMI (later LinuxLive USB creator) and booted but got the following error: i915 0000:00:02.0: ...
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Are there problems with using USB Graphics Hubs?

I'm interesting in purchasing a Hengedock (docking) station for my MBP. I asked them : Is it possible to have dual monitor support And they replied You can connect dual ...
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How to uncapture USB HID Device in Ubuntu VM on Windows 7 Box?

I'm working on an Ubuntu VM via VirtualBox on a Windows 7 machine. The device I'm prototyping seems to get captured, but not attached. If I hover over Devices >> USB Devices >> MY HID DEVICE, I see: ...
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Why does the transfer rate of my USB 3.0 flash drive drops after a few seconds of copying?

I've just bought a SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB flash drive. The spec says that the drive's max read speed is 80Mb/s. I only have a USB 2.0 port, and I've made these tests: Writing a 4GB file on the ...
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Sony Vaio doesn't boot from a Bootable USB

I have a Sony Vaio with Windows 8.1 and want to boot it with a bootable USB with Backtrack 5 R3. I have enabled 'Boot from External Drive' in BIOS and have also set the priority to boot from an ...