USB is a universal, general interface standard for connecting peripheral devices to PCs.

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Managed USB Switch [closed]

We have 4 computers controlled by an KVM-over-IP switch, so we can remotely control the keyboard and the mouse and can see the screens. Now, we need to connect an usb flash device to that computers - ...
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Detect a signal on USB without specific hardware?

Is there ANY WAY to detect a signal on a USB port without a device attached? Thus just a Voltage sent to the port on the pins? Just want to detect if a electric flow is closed? This is for a flag ...
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How Do I Enable Developer Mode on Chromium OS Build Running from a USB Stick?

I've been interested in Chromebooks and Chrome OS for a while. Upon learning about the existence of openly available PC-compatible builds of the OS via ArnoldTheBat, I'd figure I'd get a first-hand ...
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USB Switch for Keyboard and Mouse (KM)

Background I am looking to switch my keyboard and mouse between a desktop computer and a laptop. The desktop resolution is 2560x1600, which eliminates most (but not all) KVM switches. The monitor has ...
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ARCH boot error from USB:modprobe: FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/3.15.5-2-ARCH/modules.deb, no such file or directory

I am following the (32-bit) ARCH installation tutorial on http://wideaperture.net/blog/?p=3851 This works fine on VirtualBox. No issues. However, when I repeat the process on a real hardware with ...
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USB Flash Drive Recognised as an Internal HDD?

About 9-10 months ago, I bought a Sandisk Cruzer 16GB flash drive. It was all fine then one day I plug it into my Windows PC (Compaq Presario C700 upgraded to 2gb ram and with windows 7) the drive was ...
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Extracting files from busted Android phone

I have a busted android phone, manufactured by a brazilian company. It broke within five months, but it still hold lots of info (such as contacts and apps) that I'd like to retrieve. They are not in ...
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Hardrive test using Gsmartcontrol

Few weeks ago, my laptop hanged all of a sudden while transferring files from an external harddisk. After i restarted, there was a black screen which showed insert boot device. I checked the boot ...
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TP-Link Dual-Band Wireless WDR4300 Usb volume9 volume10

My router has an usb conneted, but after a few hours its disconnected and connected again with a new name. For example: . First its connected to volume9. - After a few hours is volume10 and then ...
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Windows 8.1 doesn't boot unless I boot from installation USB

I can successfully install Windows 8.1 on a Samsung Series 5 Ultra, but when I try to boot the system it only shows a menu with the main HDD as an option. I select it and nothing happens. The only way ...
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USB drive stop working while is in use

First of all i'm sorry for my english. I post here because i've searched a long time in google and i've not found anything useful. I've seen some post on this forum too but all are too old or don't ...
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How to wipe a USB flash drive without a computer

I have a USB flash drive that's become unreadable in any computer. It has a lot of confidential information on it which I need to wipe before sending it back to the manufacturer for a warranty ...
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Erase write-protected USB

I'm trying to erase a write-protected USB flash drive. This drive was distributed with Autodesk software on it; the write protection was intentional. I've tried formatting and deleting, which of ...
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Debian USB install cannot find hard drives

I'm attempting to install Debian wheezy onto a new server box I just built, however the auto-detection for the platter drives and SSDs (using SATA 6gbps) does not seem to pull up anything. In fact, ...
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What is the difference between USB-Mode and HID-Mode?

I have an Elite EL token. and I have some tools to work with it. One of the softwares is Elite EL set mode. As you see I have two options, HID-Mode and USB-Mode. Q : What is the difference?
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Should I plug my mouse into a USB 3.0 port?

I'm looking for an authoritative answer, backed by data. A friend asked me the other day whether he would benefit from plugging his mouse into a USB 3.0 port instead of an available 2.0 port. I ...
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Internal card reader not recognized on boot

In 9/10 times, my internal card reader is not recognized when booting my pc. It's a desktop computer and the card reader is attached directly (internally) to the mainboard (Asus H81M-K) via 9-pin ...
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Mouse and keyboard take long time to activate when disks are connected

When booting up Windows 7, my mouse and keyboard (USB) take a small while before they are operational, depending on the number of external hard disk drives connected to the PC during boot (also USB). ...
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USB modeswitch raspberry pi: endpoint not found error

Hi guys I am having trouble doing mode switch on my pi using the ZTE MF70. There are 3 modes 1. Download Mode(DIAG+AT+MODEM) (code: 0016) 2. Debug Mode(RNDIS+DIAG+AT+MODEM (code: 1404) 3.Work ...
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I can't finish Kali Linux installation process with ISO [duplicate]

During the Kali Linux installation process, I can't install because I am not using a CD or USB. I am using an ISO from the torrent download. I wasn't connected during the process so I don't know if ...
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DATA TRANSFER over usb [duplicate]

I am using a USB extension lead to extend the length of my usb cable and I am wondering do these slow down the transfer of data from an external hard drive to the machine.
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Weird Glitch with USB-Powered Mice

thanks for the support! I really do appreciate it. I'm having a weird issue with both the USB mice that I own. OS: Windows 7 It happens through my USB hub and via all of my USB ports. Issue: ...
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Running Virtual Machines on USB 3.0 drives

There are some pretty interesting USB 3.0 drives out there in the 'stick' variety, notably from Corsair and Mushkin. I'm wondering if anyone can attest to the performance of VMs on these drives, of ...
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install win8.1 from usb

I have an Win8.1 installation on usb. When I want to boot installation from this, I get an error: The boot configuration data file doesn't contain valid information for an operating system. The ...
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Logitech G930 Headset only works in one ear

I have a wireless USB Logitech G930 headset. It works out of the box in Debian, except that only the right channel works. The other side doesn't produce any sound. If I plug my headset into my Windows ...
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How can I install USB Prober from the Developer SDK on Mac OS X?

I've tried to do some research to figure this out, and per this Technical Q&A: USB Prober is installed as part of the Developer SDK installation. If the Developer SDK has been installed, then ...
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sound crackling/popping after wake from suspend

I have a windows 7 PC, with built-in sound card in the motherboard and a USB headphone. After waking from sleep, the sound very often (though not every time) crackles/pops (say, when playing a flash ...
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Logitech Mouse/Keyboard Combo (MK520) takes 30 seconds to start after resuming from sleep

When I wake up my windows 7 x64 from sleep, the MK520 set (Keyboard + Mouse) takes about 30 seconds to start working (maybe while the USB receiver and/or the devices are getting reinstalled). All the ...
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USB modem on OS X doesn't respond to Python modules

My goal is to communicate with my USB modem on my iMac with Python so I can send commands and read the results and responses. I have a USB modem hooked up to my iMac and I can communicate with it ...
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Will corrupted data always show up as corrupted?

I have the important data from my computer backed up on a USB flash drive. I know I probably should have backed it up to DVDs or something as well, but unfortunately, I did not. My computer was having ...
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SATA external hdd is detected as a removable drive and asks “please insert a disk”

I have external SATA hdd of Samsung 200GB. When i try to connect it to my PC, it's being recognized as a removable Disk and when I click on it, a message of "Please insert a disk to the drive" pops. ...
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How can I be sure that I've plugged a device into a USB 3 port?

I have a number of USB ports on my computer, some USB 2 and some USB 3. I want to plug a device into a USB 3 port. Unfortunately, they're all black so I can't use the usual "USB 3.0 ports are blue" ...
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Lock USB pendrives to specific computers

We have pendrives for data operators, they look at sensitive data and the pendrives are for work use in case they need to transfer data between their computers (Their network is isolated and is not ...
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Why some web pages interfere with my USB speakerphone?

I have a speakerphone (Jabra Speak 510) connected via USB to my computer (Windows 8.1). There are some specific web pages (very few) which interfere with the speakerphone (like the sound of a modem, ...
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Installing Windows XP from USB, PC refuses to boot working bootable USB

I have to reinstall Windows XP on my old PC. Installing via USB is the only option - the CD/DVD drive doesn't work anymore, as well as the floppy drive and the computer can't start, the startup just ...
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Recovering a corrupted text file from a USB drive in Windows 7

I've got two quite important .txt files on a thumb drive that seem to have become corrupted. One has been interlaced with parts of another document, and the original content reduced to gibberish ...
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USB cable for smart TV

Can I use a USB cable to connect my laptop to a Panasonic smart TV? The cable would need to be about 15 feet long.
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Is there any way to access an unrecognized usb device?

Recently I purchased an MP3 player. I copied some files in it. But when I plugged it for second time => USB Device Not Recognized. I know there is lots of usb device repair programs available, but ...
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USB 3.0 backward compatible external HDD in VirtualBox

I have Xubuntu 14.04 32-bit installed as a guest in VirtualBox 4.3.12, hosted on a MacBook Air running Mavericks. I can acccess two external USB non-NTFS drives in Xubuntu after ejecting them when ...
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USB protocol: why SSPLIT transactions not allowed in microframe Y6?

In USB 2.0, the scheduling clock time base divides each millisecond frame into eight "microframes" that are 125 microseconds long. They are labeled Y0 to Y7. When a host is talking to a full speed ...
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will any usb extension cord work with usb3? [duplicate]

I know that with 1gbit ethernet 100mbit ethernet cables won't work. You have to use cables designed for 1gbit. What about with USB3? If I have a ten year old USB extension cable (ie. one that was ...
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Printer Detected As USB Composite Device - With Warning

My parents have started to have a problem printing from their PC, and naturally as the go-to IT expert, I have been drafted in to have a look! Before they went on holiday a month ago, it was ...
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Mini-book refuses to boot from usb ( LT41P )

I have this mini laptop, a Gateway LT41P. For whatever reason, This laptop refuses to boot from usb. I've created several working usb boot sticks, and have used it to install various OS ...
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How do I delete all partitions on USB in Windows 7?

I am trying to encrypt an entire USB drive with Truecrypt 7.1a. But as long as there is a partition it will only encrypt that. This will make it appear like the USB is full instead of completely ...
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My USB doesn't detect peripherals until restart

I have a vaio s series laptop,running windows 7. it has 3 usb ports. with flash memory and storage devices I have no problem with them. but with peripherals like mouse and USB2Serial I have problem ...
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How to create an ASD (apple service diagnostics) boot partition

Can someone tell me how I can create an ASD boot partition. In my ACMT class we had a USB drive with multiple partitions each being an ASD bootable partition. One thing I don't understand is that when ...
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Mouse light doesn't turn off when computer is off

I've bought a Coolermaster devastator bundle with my new PC. When i shut down the computer, the light on the mouse never turns off. The keyboard lights are off. Both peripherals are plugged with USB. ...
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Gigabit Network card via USB slower than 100Mb onboard

I am using a netbook as a home server, with 10/100 Mbps onboard NIC and USB 2.0 ports. Working well, but I am getting file transfer rates of max 12 MB/s in either direction (verifying with details in ...
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Phone in always on usb not shown in my computer

When I plug my phone (Galaxy S2, I9100) in an ordinary usb port on a HP Folio laptop it appears in windows explorer and I can browse phone content. But when I plug it in an always on usb the phone ...
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Connecting 14 different external hard disk together to a Windows 7 PC

Is there any way I can connect 14 different external USB hard disk together to Windows7 64 bit normal Desktop PC? My PC system has only two USB ports. I want to mount all these external disk together ...