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

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Back panel USB 2.0 ports not working

I have a MSI micro atx mother board and the back panel usb 2.0 ports don't seem to be working. If I plug any USB device into it, the device does not register. However, the front panel usb 2.0 ports ...
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Media Keys are set up as a separate device

I have a slight problem of not being able to use the media keys(play, pause, mute, volume up/down, calculator, etc...). I did some probing and found that the keys output to a different input ...
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Get information about device by `ttyUSB*` path on Debian

Got 2 identical GSM modems. When I connect them both, sometimes after reboot, they are being switched (first one is second and second is first). So I need to get serial number or something similar. ...
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Whether it is possible to add support of my TV tuner to a kernel 4.x?

I have a KWorld UB490-A tuner, its support in Linux isn't present and I didn't find in the Internet as to launch it, however my personal attempts could launch it according to the instruction from ...
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Yamaha KX8 USB keyboard

Guys I've been using this keyboard for about 5 months now, worked perfectly. Today though, mid playing, it froze on one note. I tried turning it off, let it for a couple of moments and turned it back ...
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Using USB CDMA dongle with USB extension cable goes into cable unplugged loop. Need help

I'm using ZTE AC3633 cdma dongle which gives me internet over EVDO network. If I connect the dongle direct to the macbook pro its working fine, but sometimes signal drops and have to go out and fetch ...
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aircrack-ng not working on macbook air early 2015 using live kali linux usb with presistence

airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a short period of time, you may want to kill (some of) them! PID Name ...
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differences between Spinning down 3.5“ HDD vs. spinning down a 2.5” HDD?

I'm using a simple USB to Sata/IDE adapter to connect a sata drive to Raspberry Pi2 running OSMC. (the adapter you can get on ebay for a couple of dollars) When I have a 2.5" laptop HDD connected, I ...
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“Unrecognized USB device” SATA-to-USB? Forceably assign driver to device?

Every time I plug this thing in, regardless of what harddrive I use, it says "unrecognized USB device" on this system; however, the device works on other win 7 systems. Why does this PC hate my ...
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Does all Display link hardware work together?

DisplayLink lets you run monitors off of a usb interface. To my understanding, all DisplayLink devices can have many of the same piece of hardware connected to one computer. Each manufacturer brags ...
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Nexus 4 not recognized on Windows 10

I have Nexus 4 with Lollipop and enabled MTP in settings. My Windows 10 N PC won't recognize it. I tried to install Google USB driver, but when I choose path to driver folder ...\usb_driver -> check ...
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Ubuntu live USB won't start without CSM enabled

I copied files from the ubuntu-15.10-desktop-amd64.iso to a FAT32 formated USB drive. When I boot on the USB and select Ubuntu live the startup get stuck at a black screen with the message Ignoring ...
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How to make a bootable MS-DOS 6.22 iso from existing installation?

I am making a operating system project, and i use MS-DOS to make a setup for it. I am making it in a VirtualBOX VM. So, i completed the project, tested it, and i wanted to make a bootable iso for it ...
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Is there any danger when connecting a USB Y cable?

I have been advised to use a USB Y cable to power a portable hard drive from 2 ports since it could not draw enough power from a single port. Is there any danger of overloading the drive this way?
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Vbox Kali Linux has no wifi

I am running Kali 2.0 on virtualbox 5.0.12 with the extensions pack. My host is Windows 8. At first I was having trouble getting the VM to see the TP-Link WN722N USB wireless card. I finally fixed ...
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When I try to delete a file from USB it show 0 byte size of that file

I have a problem with my computer, and USB. When I try to delete any file from USB drive, it show 0 byte size. The actual is not 0 byte. That pen-drive (USB disk) works perfectly in another ...
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External HDD not recognized in windows 10, cmd or disk manager

I purchased one external HDD from a shop, it work there in the shop. I took two of my own notebook HDD to check through a box. According to me, they "don't work" but they indeed work there, I saw it. ...
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How do I find the Vendor ID of this RS-232 to USB-A 2.0 adapter? [closed]

I need to programmatically allow permissions for this USB device via its vendor ID, but I don't know what its vendor ID is: Does anyone know what the ID is, or how I can discover it?
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Old PC case, new motherboard, connector incompatibility

I have an old PC desktop case, about from the ddr1 / single core k7 era. I've modernized it into a much newer desktop machine (centralized around an MSI 970A motherboard, if it matters). Everything ...
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Charge my laptop/external laptop power bank from usb-output-only power banks?

I want available backup power for my laptop (ASUS ux51vz, 19V/4.74A), I've got a pile of 10-20k mAh power banks, and I'd like a solution to marry the two somehow. I know that I can get an external ...
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Can't read files from Kyocera TASKalfa 8001i saved to USB stick on a Mac

I'm trying to scan some documents using a Kyocera TASKalfa 8001i printer/scanner. It requires a FAT formatted USB stick to save the documents. When I save them to the stick, they are readable on a ...
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Undeletable Files on USB Drive

I just tried using my USB flash drive on my Android Device via USB-OTG, and it worked great. However, I tried re-connecting the drive to a computer, and these strangely-named files appeared. They are ...
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How to boot to Windows 10 after installing Kali Linux 2.0?

I had a dual boot of Windows 10 and Ubuntu before and I decided to install Kali Linux through my pen drive, but in between, the installation was disrupted. So when I restarted my computer, it was ...
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My 1TB WD Hard Drive has failed. Can it be fixed?

My 1TB WD hard drive contained more than 400 movies. It has failed. I used it in connection with a WD TV HD Media Player to watch the movies on my TV screen. I unplugged the drive one day without ...
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Is my USB dead or just really hard to get into?

Using my sandisk cruzer glide (8GB), I was putting windows 7 onto the usb to install onto another PC. When halfway through, it said "This drive is read-only". I got confused, but then I went to ...
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How can I read closed txt file on USB drive while it is connected to another device?

I would like to monitor how my heat pump is performing while I am abroad. The heat pump can output temperature logs to a USB drive. The logs are saved as a text file; a new file being created and an ...
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USB drive completely broken after iso burn. How to fix?

So, I attempted to burn an image of Elementary os to an 8gb flash drive. The image was about 1gb. This appears to have created a 1gb partition on the drive with the rest as unallocated space. That is ...
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External USB hard drive appears as USB to SATA device and won't automatically assign drive letter

I can assign it a letter every time i plug it in (which requires a restart, since the drive letter i assign it in diskmgmt stays occupied until i shut my pc down), and it will work fine from then on, ...
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Keep driver for USB audio device loaded (Windows 10)

I have a NAD D 3020 DAC + Amplifier combo. It functions as a great USB audio adapter. There is one annoying issue: If the Amplifier is in standby-mode, the device is unloaded (gone from device ...
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Very low usb transfer speed?

I am using a USB stick with a USB 2.0 port on my windows 10 machine, and I noticed that writing speed to usb device is very low, around 11-12 MB/s, despite the fact that usb 2.0 speeds can go up to 60 ...
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Windows 10 won't boot off USB media while Linux boots fine

I have a desktop computer with new HDD that I am trying to install windows on. I only have a mac to create the bootable media for it. I got a copy of windows 10 ISO from microsoft web site and used dd ...
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Windows 10 installation via USB error

I am trying to install Windows 10 from a USB drive because I don't have a DVD. I get the error: Windows Boot Manager Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the ...
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How can I reset USB Hub in Windows XP without mouse / keyboard?

I have a PC with a Windows XP installation in which the keyboard and mouse are not working anymore. The installation doesn't have a password set so it logs in automatically. In Windows, when I unplug ...
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Script repeatedly runs when USB mounted on Ubuntu

First post so bear with me if I don't give enough info first time around. I have a script set to run when either of 2 USB drives are plugged into my Ubuntu server. I have FSTAB set correctly for the ...
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Use different drivers for multiple USB devices with identical Vendor and Product IDs

I have two USB Bluetooth adapters that both identify themselves with the Vendor ID 0x0A12 (Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd.), and the Product ID 0x0001. They have different 'REV' values listed under ...
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Clonezilla - cannot boot from external hard drive

I am trying to clone my laptop hard drive to external drive. External drive I formatted exFAT (I know it is not necessary) and used tuxbot to install clonezilla-live on it. When I connect to my target ...
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Using one S switch controller on 3 benq xl2430 monitors?

I currently own 3x Benq xl2430 monitors and have 3 S switch controllers that are connected to each their own monitor. An S switch controller has buttons and is used to direct through the monitor ...
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How to amplify a USB signal for long range applications? [duplicate]

I have a long range wired application (over 5 meters). I have tried using a wire extender, But the computer is not able to detect my device(a USB camera). I tried using a USB 2.0 Hub. The computer ...
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Editing partitions on USB drive disabled

I recently bought a 128GB USB drive, on which I'd like to make 4 partitions, but when I use Disk Management (Windows) and try to edit the main partition, the items in the list when right-clicked are ...
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Debian - default gateway per ip or interface

Got 4 network interfaces... Fiber 300mbps (only for internal communication between servers) GSM Modem (PPP, wvDial, GSM Network #1) Other GSM Modem (PPP, wvDial, GSM Network #2) Yet another GSM ...
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Why does the computer not shut down when “Deep sleep” is enabled?

I have a custom-built computer based on an ASRock motherboard, and both Linux Mint 17.2 and Windows 10 installed. When I shut down the computer, from either OS, the USB devices remain on. I'd rather ...
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Setting up home WiFi hotspot

I’m try to set up a home WiFi hotspot using my PC as the access point. The USB adapter is installed and working and the PC is connected to the PC via a USB cable to a phone (tethering). I setup the ...
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How can I force format read only usb drive in OSx El Capitan?

I have a crashed laptop and used the following method to make a bootable usb drive (32 GB). hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o ~/path/to/target.img ~/path/to/ubuntu.iso diskutil unmountDisk /dev/diskN ...
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zfs change device path

i have 2 zfs-fuse pools running on three external usb drives, since they are usb drives they will have different names when they are pluged in. zfs status -x is listing the pools and the devices as ...
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How to download files directly on router/modem instead of PC

I have a modem/router (DSL-2750B) with a external hard drive plugged in the USB port. My idea is to download files directly to the external drive instead of my PC. The reason why I would like to do it ...
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Cannot boot DVD or USB (Samsung Laptop / Aptio BIOS)

I hope this is the right place to post this. I have a Samsumg laptop where I need to reinstall Win7. It's a Slackware/Win7 dual boot (with LILO) and at some point Windows failed some security ...
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USB flash drive still showing in This PC when disconnected

Sometimes (not always) when removing my USB flash drive it still shows in "This PC" and the disk space usage bar is missing: When reconnecting it, the disk space usage bar is still missing and ...
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Adding new(kali) boot entry in windows 7 boot loader

I have installed(not a LIVE version) Kali Linux on 16GB usb drive. I have Windows 7 on my laptop. When i am starting my laptop with usb drive inserted laptop doesn't boot up, it shows empty screen ...
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Mounting external FAT partition on OSX

I would like to mount an external HD on OSX. That disk has been the internal drive of an ubuntu notebook with a data partition in FAT32 (disk2s2). All that works so far is mounting the EFI partition ...
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kali linux not asking password to login ( in persistence using USB)

Iam using kali using persistence usb. Everytime I open my system using kali persistence , it doesn't ask for password for the first time (i.e gives access to the root user without any ...