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

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Any drivers for USB audio mic with db boost?

I have a decent little desktop mic, but it's a bit quiet in windows 7. It uses the generic USB Audio driver. The generic driver doesn't have any enhancements or boost features. Are their any third ...
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ftdi_open() of ftdi_sio v1.4.3 crash at _spin_lock_irqsave

i'm working on an sms related program using a ftdichip modem in gentoo-2.6.30 with ftdi_sio driver v1.4.3. But i'm running into a weird situation now: when OS starts up, my program will try to open ...
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OSX 10.4.11 connected usb dongle to internet but no web access, wifi ok any browser

I have a macbook running 10.4.11 and can connect to the internet using a BT dongle (ZTEUSB Modem) but cannot access any websites through any browser. I have ditched preference files, in fact anything ...
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Using virtualization, each Windows 7 guest has to get only one of several USB Wi-Fi adapters all connected to the host via USB hub

I need to have several Wi-Fi-equipped Windows 7 guests on the host. Each guest has to be connected via Wi-Fi to its own dedicated Wi-Fi access point. All the access points are working on different ...
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Timer to Enable/Disable a USB port in Windows?

I have a large multitouch screen that's connected to a windows computer. It is connected to the computer by Firewire, USB, and DVI for various signals. If you unplug any of those connections, the ...
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USB connection with motherboard header

I need to connect USB ports like this one: on my motherboard. I know that I need to connect it by wires with USB header pins on motherboard. Good example is how external USB ports are connected - ...
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Windows App update failed install, constantly beeping

Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate, stable system... was just doing normal computer stuff, was NOT installing anything, downloading anything, etc. Suddenly, I get a small popup on the taskbar. It is the kind ...
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3G modem keeps resetting

I have a new USB 3G modem that keeps re-appearing as a new device, i.e. the device is disconnected from Windows, then appears as a new device again, with the autorun popup appearing. Of course this ...
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Is it possible to alternate between esata and usb 2.0 interface for external hdd

I purchased a 2.5 inch laptop drive with an external case that allows for esata or usb connections. Since the external drive is used to host virtual machines i initially set the drive over the esata ...
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Computer won't boot with external USB drive plugged in

I have a old computer which is way past its prime time. It is still running however, so I installed Server 2003 to setup a file server at home. Problem is, because it's so old, I can't extend the ...
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HDD feels like baby kicking - normal?

Got a new 3.5 inch HDD put in external enclosure. Is it normal to feel like a baby kicking if you rest your hand on the HDD while it is running? Happens constantly like twice a second but randomly. I ...
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How can I connect two laptops with a USB network link (bridge)?

What is a USB network link (bridge)? I bought one, but when connecting two laptops they still cannot see each other. How can I do this?
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iPhone USB detection delay on Windows 7

When I connect my iPhone 4 to my Windows 7 PC via USB, there is a long delay before it actually gets detected. I haven't timed it, but sometimes I have to wait up to a minute before I hear the Windows ...
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Switching between HID devices on Windows (software or hardware)

I need to control a single PC (Windows) from two locations, i.e. two monitors, two keyboards, two mice, but while the monitors may show the same screen, only one location may use keyboard and mouse. ...
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What to do when you can't find how your device was registered?

Before Linux Kernel 3.0 (2.6.39) I can run the following command: # ifconfig wlan0 up Now I can't. I got an error saying that this device was not found. I've tried to unplug my usb dongle, plug and ...
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Computer Starts But monitor does not along with USB Keyboard/mouse

Computer Starts But monitor does not along with USB Keyboard/mouse. The computer is a INSPIRON 546S bought from walmart in 2010. monitor came with this setup. I have tried hooking another monitor ...
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Linux LiveUSB for Both Mac and PC

Can I make a LiveUSB with persistance that can boot on a Mac or a PC? I have heard about GRUB2 but I have been having trouble installing it. rEFIt can be installed on the Mac and used to boot the USB ...
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Windows 7 stuck at “setup is starting” during installation from USB

I am trying to install Windows 7 through USB in my Dell studio 1555 Laptop. Every time it gets stuck at setup is starting I have already disabled all other boot options except USB. There is no ...
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Usb mouse response slowly on first time boot-up

I am using Cent OS . When I start Cent OS first time in the day. The usb mouse works very slowly nearly with nonresponse. But when I restart my system it works fine. It is happening every day. ...
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Installing Windows XP sp3 into USB 2.0 WD 320Gb Hard Drive

I have a HP laptop with support for 3 USB 2.0 ports. I also have a clean 320Gb WD USB 2.0 drive. The HP can boot from USB (Bios options). I used the install disk (XP SP3 bootable) and after a few ...
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How can I control which USB devices that can be used on a computer?

I want to have control over which USB devices can be used on a computer. Perhaps by providing a white list or something similar. Are there any applications for this? For example, I'd like to only ...
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USB Ubuntu Linux drive not detected on reboot, works with hard shutdown?

I'm somewhat new to the inner-workings of Linux so forgive me if this is a stupid problem. I used the instructions on Ubuntu's website to build my LiveUSB drive from scratch. It seems to work ...
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MIC not working while using BSNL 3G USB Datacard

I'm using BSNL 3G USB Datacard. While using it in Vista/Ubuntu, if I use some voice chat clients like Skype/Gtalk, the person on the other side isn't able to hear my voice. I couldn't understand the ...
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Acer laptop screen broken external monitor suddenly not working

I have an acer aspire laptop that has a broken screen, I have been using it for the last few months connected to an external monitor via VGA. I have never had any issue with this setup until the other ...
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HP EliteBook 8440P - USB ports stop working on docking station

I have a HP Elitebook 8440P running Windows XP Pro SP3. I installed it on my docking station and everything went smooth for a while. Last week, my mouse and any other USB devices stoped working ...
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Is it possile to create a Windows 7 USB installer using Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool from a Virtual Machine?

I want to download the Windows 7 professional ISO (x86), from Microsoft, and , I can do two things. Or buy a new burner , as mine doesn't work (I am trying to decide what dvd writer I could buy) or ...
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USB wireless adaptor that doesn't require CD software

Can anyone recommend a Windows XP compatible USB wireless adapter that doesn't require a CD software load. MY CD drive is broke and obviously I can't download a driver prior to having wireless ...
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USB drivers installed twice

I have a problem with usb drivers on Windows 7 64bit When I start up my laptop, the mouse I have plugged into a usb port does not work. I have to open the device manager, where there are two ...
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Changing the MAC address for a USB WWAN modem from ICE.net (D-50)

Anyone know how I can change the MAC address on a D-50 USB modem from ICE net?
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Made the USB Drive as Swap Partition, Installed it, How to undo it{Ubuntu 10.10}

Well,it was a very stupid thing to do on my part, But I made a 500 GB USB connected Hard Disk as my swap partition (thinking it will be only used during installation) and installed Ubuntu10.10. I ...
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TV and PC sharing USB external drive?

I would like to know whether it is possible to connect a LED TV and computer to a USB external drive at the same time? Ultimately it would mean nothing needs to be unplugged and I can enjoy media off ...
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UATA hard disk and IDE/SATA to USB bridge

I have a UATA hard disk and an IDE/SATA to USB bridge. Whenever I connect my hard disk it does not run, but when I do not connect the data cable but only the power the hard disk drive is running? What ...
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Make SMB look like USB pendrive

I have a satellite decoder that lets me connect a USB device to it, allowing me to copy recordings off it. Is there any way that I can somehow network this? What I suppose I am looking for is a USB ...
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Detecting USB connection automatically in a network

I am having one network in my home (10 machines) with all machines are configured with Windows XP. I want to get an automatic log from all users in the network if anybody access their USB drive. I ...
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“mount” a serial port or USB or PS/2 or parallel port on a local machine over TCP/IP

let's assume I have two boxes, both running some (any) unix variant. I have root privileges on both boxes and they are networked together. I'm using A, the other is B. I'd like to "mount" the ports ...
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Home computer can't keep internet connection with wireless usb adapter

I did some work on a computer recently that had problems keeping an internet connection. Here's what happened. I turned on the computer and there was no wireless connection. After resetting the USB ...
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Blu-Ray to NAS via USB

I have a Samsung Blu-Ray player. I like using a USB thumb drive to play slide shows, music, and videos on the home entertainment system. However, regularly copying files to the thumb drive is ...
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Seeing Black and White Playback on a Kworld UB390-A USB TV Tuner

I have a TV Tuner from KWorlds. Broadcast as in NTSC Analog and gone through the Wizard where I had to choose country. My country is there. Myanmar(NTSC-M), but I am getting B&W video only and not ...
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pendrive automount not working

There are lots of ways to disable pendrive automount. I used one, but regreted, forgot which one and now need to reenable pendrive automount. It may have been a changed setting after pressing a button ...
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Fedora12 Slow USB 2.0 Write Speed, ehci_hcd module is missing

I am using Fedora 12, the problem I am facing is USB 2.0 write speed. I have a dual boot system with Windows XP and Fedora 12. USB 2.0 write speed in Windows XP is much faster then what I am getting ...
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Techniques to find out USB 2.0 power issues

I have a Dell Precision T3400 on Windows Xp Pro Sp3 and whenever i connect an external Hard drive, it dies after a few seconds. However the drive works fine in other computers. How can I debug USB ...
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Windows 7 Not Recognizing Camera Nor iPhone as Camera

I've been struggling with this one for a few days. I've recently upgraded an older computer to Windows 7 Home Premium. Neither my digital camera (A Canon SD1200IS) nor iPhone are ever detected as ...
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HP Usb storage Format tool : Error

I have a 2 GB Kingston Usb drive. This is working fine- I am able to format and access from 'My computer' I am trying to format this drive using HP USB Storage format tool to load a bootable image ...
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rs232 PTZ cameras software program for control

Does anyone know of a program that would allow you to control multiple IR cameras via usb (computer jack) to rs232 (camera hardware)? We have a cameraswitcher, very low key, that I can press buttons ...
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Can't transfer images from a camera connected to a USB 2 port on a PCMCIA adapter

I have an old laptop (HP OmniBook vt6200, Windows XP professional, SP2) that only has USB 1 ports. Transferring pictures from a digital camera is too slow, so I thought of trying one of ...
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Install Windows (overwriting Linux)?

I need to install Windows. My netbook came with Windows 8 and then I put Linux Mint on it (overwriting Windows). I am now trying to reinstall Windows. I have put the Win8 iso on a USB with the default ...
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UEFI BIOS won't recognize USB

I recently tried to install Kali Linux from a live USB. This didn't go too well. I used Rufus to create a live cd on my USB from the Kali Linux ISO. Then I rebooted, and went into BIOS to boot from ...
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How do check if USB and internet ports work with linux?

I've heard that if the USB ports stop working in windows they can be checked via linux. How can that be done? Does it matter which OS I install?
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window installation with usb

two days ago I bought samsung laptop I don't know Korea language Therefore I want to replace another window with English language I want to replace new window 8.1 with usb but it cann't boot how to ...
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USB 3.0 Ethernet Gigabit Adapter Showing Slow Network Speeds

I have an NIC card that was working perfectly fine using Windows 7 and I was getting 50-60Mbps on speedtest.net. I upgraded to 8.1 and for some reason I keep getting an error: This device cannot find ...