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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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Extracting Drivers from Disc

Soooo.. I clean-installed windows 7 ultimate on my Toshiba Satellite A130-ST1311 (old, I know). And it came with a recovery disk to reinstall windows vista. It has all the drivers I need, but I don't ...
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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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How to create hybrid MBR/GPT partition on USB drive?

Can you please tell me how to create a hybrid MBR/GPT partition on the USB drive? I need the MBR for the boot as my BIOS doesn't boot GPT partitions.
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Can't access phone util on Galaxy S3 (I535)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 that I can't get to connect to my computer. I've tried multiple USB cables (including the default one from the charger) on multiple computers. My next step is trying to ...
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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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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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How to access files on a USB-connected NTFS disk removed from a Win7 notebook?

My daughter seems to have fried her motherboard in her Lenovo Notebook. The disk seems to be fine. I removed the disk and used a universal disk-to-USB kit to attach it to another computer. The disk is ...
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When naming a port adapter which port should be said first?

For example a piece of hardware that plugs into a USB port and provides a PS/2 port, is it called a "USB to PS/2 adapter" or "PS/2 to USB adapter"?
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USB Wifi slow on all ports except through hub?

A ridiculous question about a ridiculous problem. I have a USB wifi device and when i plug it in 2 of the USB slots in the back it is ridiculous slow. It goes <10k a second, usually 1k. When i put ...
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Recovering data from a broken memory stick

I have a memory stick that isn't being recognized by multiple computers and the light which usually comes on doesn't anymore so I assume it is broken. The problem is that there is some important data ...
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USB Flash Drive is writeable but can't delete files

I have an external HDD, which can be powered by either using a Power Supply or the USB port itself. When I use the USB to connect directly to my computer, I can access the Filesystem, can Copy Files ...
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WD Elements 1042 usb 3.0 not recognized by Windows 7

I have a WD Elements 1042 with usb 3.0, Windows 7, Lenovo notebook and My Computer can't see it. Anyway, it's visible in Hardware and Sound -> Devices and Printers -> Elements 1042 Properties -> WD ...
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How to encrypt an USB stick?

When storing personal data on a USB stick, data needs to be encrypted to ensure privacy. Regrettably, this is far from easy to do without introducing a lot of overhead; ideally, the whole encryption ...
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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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External HDD is always in use when trying to safely remove

I have a WD 1TB Elements external hard drive and every time I use the Windows 7 "safely remove" feature, it gives me a dialog telling that a process is using the disk. Using Sysinternals Process ...
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Making a bootable OSX USB from dmg on Linux

I have 2 machines - a MacBook Pro and a desktop running Fedora, I have a USB drive and a OSX 10.8 dmg. The MacBook won't boot into OSX unfortunately, I'm trying to make a bootable mac usb to recover ...
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USB Microphone is creating a beeping noise

I recently bought another headset, as my other ones were creating a lot of static noise. I used to have 3 headsets which worked fine in the past, but cause a lot of static noise now, they were all ...
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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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How to make Tails Live USB Bootable

I set up a live Tails (a linux distro) USB drive. It boots fine and I can select it using either rEFIt or while holding down option. However, when selected it always says No Bootable Drive Found, ...
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How do I connect a 5 1/4" floppy drive to a modern PC?

This question was originally posted on Gaming Stack Exchange. I have a small collection of 5 1/4" floppy disks (early Sierra games) that I am trying to read. How can I connect a drive that accepts ...
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Suddenly can't read from Memory Stick Pro

For years I've been using a script to copy files from the Memory Stick of my camera. Simple file transfer, no problems at all. Today, all I can see in Explorer is two files: MEMSTICK.IND 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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Multiboot 32GB flash drive (Windows + Linux + Tools)

I am searching and testing various methods for days now, and I haven't found any straight forward guide on how to make Multiboot USB flash drive that is capable of booting following: Windows 8 ...
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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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Windows 7 cannot view FAT32 formatted bootable usb drive

I'm having some issue where when I run bootsect with a command line of "bootsect.exe /nt52 : /force /mbr", then Windows 7 (the comp I'm running bootsect on) can no longer view the contents of the usb ...
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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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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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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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Create Windows 8.1 USB Boot Disk to Boot in OSX Maverick

After I installed Mac OSX Maverick 10.9 to my Mac Computer. I have a problem with installing Microsoft Windows 8.1 into my Mac my using Bootcamp. I try some third party software such as Win USB Boot ...
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How to safely remove a USB drive when “Windows can't stop your 'Generic volume' device because a program is still using it.”?

With Windows XP and Windows Vista, I try to remove an external USB hard drive, but usually get the message ""Windows can't stop your 'Generic volume' device because a program is still using it.". I ...
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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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How to get wireless working (properly) with Sitecom Wireless USB micro adapter 300N on Windows 7?

The question says it all, but more detail follows ;) I've got a new computer that runs Windows 7 64-bits (Home Edition) and I'd like to connect it to my wireless home network (Sitecom wireless ...
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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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Fetch videos from sony handycam to linux

I've got a Sony Handycam DCR-DVD101. When I plug connect the USB cable to my laptop (Ubuntu 10) it doesn't mount any storage device. If I run usb-devices, I see: T: Bus=02 Lev=02 Prnt=02 Port=00 ...
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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 7 USB drivers corrupted, can't use mouse or keyboard

I recently rearranged the connections of the USB hubs on my motherboard and when I next booted Windows 7 it seemed to corrupt my USB driver store. When the computer starts the keyboard and mouse are ...
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computer wont boot from dvd or usb

i have a computer with an aopen ax4sg-max mainboard. i used the run xp but now I want it to be dual boot with linux mint 13. I burned the dvd and rebooted my computer. But then, nothing happens! I ...
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windows CE satnav with external Bluetooth device [closed]

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 ...