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

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USB write-protected and cannot remove

I know this question has been asked before but I have followed all those threads and none have helped. My memory stick was being formatted and having an ISO file burned on to it when the software ...
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Allow only webcam on specific USB port

I am installing small webcam as CCTV outside of my house. It connects with USB, however the cable is not long enough. If I would buy extension cable then it will have USB female outside of my house, ...
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How can I mount a Galaxy S6 in Linux?

So, somehow my S6 factory reset while it was in my pocket while I was climbing. Still not sure how. But I need to recover the photo files off of it, whatever might still be left in the slack space. I ...
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Combining multiple cables to increase current? (laptop charger)

I'm looking to use a simple USB power bank as a portable charger for my laptop (just to get a little extra boost if the battery starts running low at an inopportune time). My plan is to use something ...
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Win 10 Not Detecting DVD Drivers

I am trying to connect my Memorex 3202-3223 Multi Format Dvd Recorder to my Windows 10 desktop, but drivers are not automatically installed. If I go to device manager and attempt to auto-download the ...
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Turn on computer with USB keyboard through PS/2 adapter

I want to wake-up my PC by USB keyboard connected through PS/2 adapter. According to BIOS settings: Resume From S3/S4/S5 by PS/2 keyboard ... [Any Key] it should be working, but doesn't. If I ...
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Can I connect a printer directly to a router via USB to Ethernet adapter?

I need to connect an old printer to a router. The problem is that the printer is far away from the router and the only available output is USB. Near the printer I have an Ethernet port that is ...
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Windows install on X99 board, USB compatibitlity issues?

I've assembled a new PC for photo and video editing. PC component link: http://pcpartpicker.com/b/cs9WGX Ram has been memtest for 48+ hours, no errors. GPU was stress tested for 4 hours, no obvious ...
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Sony Vaio all-in-one PC not responding to any inputs

I have a Sony Vaio (model# vgc-lt18e) that suddenly started giving me trouble. The computer boots up and goes into Windows 10 fine - however the keyboard and mouse that came with the computer do not ...
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PCI-USB card not working in BIOS

I have got a PCI USB card for the mouse and keyboard. It works in Windows with generic drivers, but does not in BIOS. I have a P43-DS3L Gigabyte motherboard. On-board USB is not working. It's ...
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Is it possible to connect the HDD of a Cisco 8485DVB in this manner?

If i open the Cisco 8485DVB and leave everything as-is, except disconnect the data cable to it's motherboard and then use a USB 2.0 to SATA converter cable or something similar, to connect the drive ...
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How to create MBR bootable Windows USB installer from Linux?

In a Windows machine I have used Rufus for creating a USB installer for Windows. How can I do the same from Linux? I want to create a Windows USB installer (for Linux UNetbootin and many more tools ...
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linux: device not accepting address XX, error -32

since quite some time and across distribution updates (fedora 21-24) and kernel updates (now 4.5.7-300.fc24.x86_64) my system endlessly produces the following messages in the system-log (which is also ...
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Windows 10 Mouse not responding after sleep

I recently bought a new Windows 10 box which is a laptop. For whatever reason, when my laptop goes to sleep and then I wake it back up, my external USB mouse no longer works and the only way for me to ...
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Is it safe to use the 5v/2A charger on a device with 1.5A max input [closed]

I have a 8000 MAH rechargeable lantern with power bank, the max input is 1.5A. Based on my recent research, this is what I am concluding, please confirm if my finding 1, 2 are correct. #3 is a ...
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USB Type B network

I have multiple devices with USB Type B ports for exporting data. I am told that it is a 1:1 device. Basically I would have to plug in 1 computer to read the data from 1 device. I m looking for a way ...
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Is there a way to over-write USB contents when free space is less than the items you're copying [duplicate]

In my particular scenario, I'm copying the contents of my media generated in MDT over to a USB stick. My USB stick is 32gb and the items I'm copying over are Just under 20gb. I can do it easily if I ...
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UVC Video 'quirks' on Windows for multiple web cameras

I' like to set up three web cameras on a Windows 10 computer, to allow simultaneous video capture from all three of them. All three USB2.0 cameras are connected to a powered USB3.0 hub, which is ...
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Dose the size of a USB flash drives storage capacity influence its transmission speed?

Someone tell me that a USB flash drive with smaller capacity have faster transmission speed, is that true? If so, could someone please explain the reason for that? P.S. English is not my native ...
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USB switch refuses to switch when mouse is plugged in

I have a USB switch connecting my mouse and keyboard to two computers. The switch is a SIIG USB 2.0 switch 2-to-2 Here is the quickstart guide I bought a new mouse -- a Mionix Naos 7000, and now the ...
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QEMU/KVM: USB3 passthrough to FreeBSD

I'm making my first steps in FreeBSD, so please excuse any possible "linuxism". My goal is to run FreeBSD 10.2 inside virtual machine with QEMU/KVM and allow USB3 network card passthrough from the ...
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Windows 10 mouse no longer working

Suddenly my mouse stopped working on Windows 10. I tried two different mice separately and neither works. I tested both of these mice on another windows machine and they worked flawlessly. I also ...
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How to make a bootable windows USB in Kali Linux

When I tried to boot my PC into Windows 10 I got a screen with a sad face saying unmountable_boot_volume. After searching it said I needed a Windows 10 USB or CD which I do not have. I still have ...
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Why does USB drive run at the speed of USB 1.1 when connected to a USB 2.0 hub?

I have a strange problem with my USB drive (WD Express). When I connect it to my Windows PC's only USB port, it works at high speed (USB 2.0). However, when I connect it to a USB 2.0 hub as the only ...
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How to create a bootable USB flash drive from a bootable DVD (for an EFI system, under Linux or Mac OS)?

There are many similar questions already, but many concern only Windows 7 and answers suggest steps to follow under Windows with some Windows tools, in others some specialized tools like UNetbootin ...
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Does USB 3.0 upstream on monitor work with USB 2.0 downstream port from motherboard?

I have 2010 motherboard with USB 2.0 ports. However I plan to buy a Dell monitor with in-built USB Hub which requires connecting USB 3.0 upstream cable to the motherboard. Does USB 3.0 upstream on ...
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Where can I find logs on recent USB insertion in the Event Viewer?

I am using Windows 10 and would like to find logs of recent USB insertions on my desktop. Using the built in Event Viewer, where can I find these logs?
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Pen drives doest not copy any data

I am using HP 64 GB pen drive and formatted to FAT32 from exFAT. When I insert it in any computer and copy files to it, they disappear when I click refresh or eject it. Under properties it does not ...
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Windows 10 USB Installer refuses to boot

I've decided to upgrade to Windows 10 on my Dell Optiplex 760, but the problem is when I boot from the USB, nothing happens. This is also the same on my laptop which is where I downloaded the iso from ...
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When unplugging a USB external hard drive, is it safer to unplug the cable from the computer, or from the external hard drive?

When unplugging a USB external hard drive, is it safer to unplug the cable from the computer first, or from the external hard drive? I am asking as I saw an EHD died right after the USB cable had ...
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How to know USB or SATA interface speed (during writing / reading) in real time

I'm working on a real-time system (Linux) and I need to monitor my ports (USB / SATA). And I need to know in command line when a USB key is writing or reading and at which speed ? Now I can know when ...
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USB Gaming headset input catches output sound

i just bought a plantronics rig 500e i couldn't figure out why microphone input catches everything that goes through from output. For example, when i listen to a music or even when someone in a voice ...
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Network File sync and control of USB drives on windows

-Hi I have a question which I can't seam to phrase for google or see something like it here so I'll post it here and hope I get some answers while I keep looking. Bit of background: I'll be leaving ...
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Powered external HDD causing USB conflicts [closed]

I've got a HD in a USB connected HDD enclosure, and despite having an external power adapter rather than being powered via the USB port, it is causing problems with my keyboard and mouse (both USB) ...
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windows 7 displayed twice on boot up

I recently successfully installed windows 7 on a second hard drive via a usb port on my computer. I no longer have it plugged into the usb port, however, when I boot up the computer, it shows windows ...
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BackTrack stuck at BootScreen

I have the ISO file of backtrack and I use to make bootable USB stick using RUFUS. BackTrack load up and run smoothly on my PC but when I plug the same USB into my new LAPTOP it stuck in boot screen( ...
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Hard Drive Unknown / Not Initialized - how to recover data?

I had a WD 2TB external drive which I transferred successfully to a USB 3.0 enclosure months ago. Then I moved and the drive has been packed away in the trunk of my car since. I just got it out as I ...
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Access E3131 on a headless debian based linux system

I tried to access the E3131 on a headless debian system but the network interface was not avayable. The question is, how to access it? There is a follow up question for sending / receiving sms on ...
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Connect Linux boxes in IP over USB

I went through The best way to do TCP/IP over USB on Linux?, and would like to know more about the feasibility/procedure in order to have two Linux boxes IP-talking to each other over USB. I did it ...
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USB Port Disconnecting when Moved/Bumped

i have a toshiba laptop, had this laptop since 2013 i think. i use it everyday and connect it to an lcd monitor and i plug usb mouse and keyboard to use it. and then suddenly its broken like hell, ...
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Bootable USB device requirement for ASUS Eee PC 1000HE

Does the EEE require a particular USB flash drive capability or property? I have a Sandisk flash drive that boots correctly on every accessible USB-bootable computer. For some reason the 1000HE BIOS ...
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Making a USB2 GPS dongle work on USB3

I have bought a Gigabyte Brix BACE 3150 to use as a computer on a yacht. It will not run my USB2 GPS, which is a U-blox 7 device. The Gigabyte quick start guide says that due to lack of legacy EHCI ...
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Had to reinstall Win10, now no USB devices work

I recently did a clean install of windows 10 Pro due to an MBR vs GPT issue (and my computer not recognizing my system disk after a soft reboot). Since the reinstall, no USB devices connected to the ...
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Failed command prompt in Slackware UEFI installation

I am trying to install Slackware current while booting in UEFI mode. I am using a USB to boot the installation. To create the USB I downloaded the .iso from alienbob's website and ran isohybrid --uefi ...
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USB motherboard header pin spacing

I have a asrock Z68 Extreme 4 (gen 1) motherboard. If you have a look at its manual ftp://europe.asrock.com/Manual/Z68%20Extreme4.pdf on page 13 you can notice that there are 3 usb 2.0 headers. One ...
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Server is not responding and accessible

A long power cut happened and I have one server with a weird behavior. It's an HP DL145 G2 without warranty :/ Impossible to make work a vga port or any usb port, same with PS/2 port Impossible to ...
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USB flash drive is write protected

I have this flash drive that I grabbed from work that has a few files on it I would like to delete. It is a 32GB flash drive and when trying to delete the data I get this error message: "This ...
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Linux USB device customized numbering

Under Linux/Yocto, I'd like to have my USB cams to be mapped device numbered from /dev/video5 and on and not to start at /dev/video0-4. I'll have those (video0-4) for other video driver use. Now I'...
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USB 3.0 external HDD works only in USB 2.0 port under one of 2 dual-boot OS's

The machine where this is happening has 2 internal HDDs with the same Fedora 19 installed. The only difference is that one is using regular partitions, another LVM. They both run the same 3.14.27-100....
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Custom build pc is bugged?

Every once in a while my computer loses internet connection for some weird kind of reason. When I go to e.g. 192.168.178.1 it actually shows the correct login page for my modem but it just won't ...