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

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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 ...
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Why can't I see my usb drive during win 7 installation?

I'm trying to install Windows 7 professional SP1 64 bits on a NVMe SSD from a USB drive. I know Windows 7 does not have NVMe support so I need to install the drivers during the installation. The ...
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How do I get my PS4 controller driver to work on a PC?

When I use my PS4 controller with my computer it doesn't work and in device manager there is no HID compliant game controller driver. It worked before I upgraded to Windows 10 but now DS4 doesn't ...
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What is this cable? (DVI/VGA/USB)

I can't seem to find any information about this cable which can be seen all over eBay. Apparently it looks like a VGA to DVI cable, but I don't get why there also is a USB cable connected to it. Can ...
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How to control Port Indicator on USB Hub

some background-story: Some days ago i had to copy a pdf file to multiple usb sticks for customers. in this process i wished i could write a script that blinks the port led of a port where the copying ...
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Mouse and KeyBoards Not Working after Power Failure

I was working with a small form desktop computer when a transformer exploded on the city power grid causing a power failure and flickering lights in the office. When I turned the computer back on, the ...
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USB Flash Drive Not Accessible

I have a USB flash drive that has worked up until yesterday. I think I may have forgot to safely eject the USB drive under Windows 7 since that was the last time I remember it working. On my Ubuntu ...
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Why can I boot from a USB device without “making it bootable”?

It seems like you can boot from a USB device without a bootloader to me. Even my 6 years old computers that still have a BIOS. From what I read the BIOS simply looks for an mbr, loads it and ...
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Microchip DV102013 Not Recognized by Computer

I am attempting to use the DV102013, a multi-touch PCAP by Mircochip, but when I connect it to the computer, there is no sign that the computer recognizes the device. The LED on the device lights up ...
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Find the com port of a specific device on command prompt

I know we can find it out from the device Manager under ports. But I want to be able to get this info on command line so I can incorporate it in my python script. I looked at tools like WMI, Devcon. ...
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Can grub2 access files on fat32 USB?

This post relates to using grub2 in an MBR boot scheme not GPT or EFI. What must I do to allow a file's contents to be read from a USB fat32 file using grub2? I press "c" to get to the grub console ...
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Why BOOT MENU doesn't read USB?

I've a LENOVO G50. I'd ubuntu but I would install debian from USB. So, I'd run usb with debian iso etc. but didn't run. So, I'd try with Elementary but I don't liked it. So, I tried Kali Linux in USB ...
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Wi-Fi adapter disconnected when USB keyboard is connected and USB keyboard acts weird when Wi-Fi is re-enabled in Windows XP

I have an older system that runs Windows XP. I installed a new USB keyboard (Inland 70117) couple of weeks ago and things haven’t been the same ever since even after a system format and getting a ...
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Android device is not showing in PC

From yesterday onwards, my Samsung S4 is not showing anymore in my PC. Infact, all android devices are not showing. Below is what I get when I connect my S4. I installed Samsung drivers also ...