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

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HIS Multiview II USB Video Adapter not compatible with Intel(R) 82945G Express Chipset Family on Windows 7?

I attempted to install a HIS Multiview II USB Video Adapter on Windows 7 64-bit. When I tried to install the driver, from the website and from the dvd that came with it, I got an error stating that ...
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How to set up TrueCrypt “traveler disk” using Mac OS X? [duplicate]

I managed to encode my USB device having installed TrueCrypt on my Mac. I want to use the device with other Windows/OS X computers that may not have a version of TrueCrypt installed. How do I get my ...
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How to rename item on OS X bootable USB drive

I've created a USB drive that boots a OS X Mavericks or an OS X Mountain Lion installer. It works fine, but I'm not happy with the labels. If I hold option while a Mac is booting, it shows two boot ...
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simple udev rule does not work

I want a simple udev rule which gives my usb stick always the same symbolic link. first of all I executed udevadm info --name=/dev/sdb1 --attribute-walk and got this result looking at ...
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Linux kernel: getting ELAN touchscreen to work, USB debug related

This problem is actually known (ext: ELAN Touchscreen regression in recent 3.12's), but has no known solution up to kernel 3.13.6: [ 3844.533281] usb 2-7: new full-speed USB device number 91 using ...
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Windows not recognizing mouse or keyboard

I purchased myself a Wild Dog Performance from System76 for Christmas and I am loving it; I've been forced to use Windows at work and having a machine that runs Ubuntu perfectly is a welcome relief ...
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USB not recognized

When I plug in External USB mass storage device, the following error message is displayed: Previously the device was working correctly, but after few months when I plug it in, it is not working. I ...
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Problems with wireless adapter ping latency/delay

I am using a D-Link DWA 123 150n USB wireless adapter to connect to the wireless network. Attached is a screenshot of my ping. The address i am pinging to doesn't really matter because no matter where ...
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what happens if a usb is re-connected too many times?

I read somewhere that USB and eSata have limits to how many "pairing" is can have. does this mean if it's ejected and re-inserted into the slot more than 1500 times it will just stop working? or does ...
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Combining Bandwidth using multiple - Wifi Access Points, Adapters, USB cables using Connectify Dispatch?

AIM is to Combine bandwidth of multiple Wifi access points (free or secured) around a location using multiple high power adapters, using breakthrough software like Connectify Dispatch (which probably ...
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USB memory stick stopped working

My USB memory stick that I have had for 5 years now, stopped working out of the blue. I have tried it in different computers nothing shows up. The light in the USB memory stick used to blink once I ...
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Fedora: Create windows 8.1 bootable USB

I tried everything and nothing works I have 2 brand new USB keys 3 more packaged. I have 3 valid Windows 8.1 ISO files and yet no approach works. I tried Unetbootin takes forever to copy 4.3GB to ...
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No USB ports working after Windows 7 update

After running Windows update, none of my USB ports are working. The wired mouse and keyboard won't light up. However, when I do a hard reboot, they both light up, until Windows loads then they are ...
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Using Dosbox to use wps program that only uses lpt1, need to use usb printer

ok so I have a friend that is using an old wps program using dosbox.. the options on the program only allow print to serial or parallel but I guess that doesn't matter since I read dosbox doesn't ...
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USB not recognized or showing a drive letter

I have a SanDisk Cruzer that suddenly stopped being recognized today. It's two years old and has been through the washing machine a few times (though not recently) so it's entirely possible the ...
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Cannot Connect Samsung Galaxy Y Duos to Laptop via USB Cable

While I am connecting my phone to my laptop neither the laptop nor the phone can detect each other. By not recognizing I want to mean nothing happens after connecting. It seems that I have not ...
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USB Keyboard Keys stop working, selectivley?

I use an I-Concepts floppy keyboard via USB on my Toshiba laptop (Satellite C55-A; win 8.0). Up until about 30 minutes ago, it worked fine. Then I walked away and came back to it, it and there are ...
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USB networking between computer and dumb phone

I have a deactivated Kyocera Kona, formerly running on a Virgin Mobile account, with brewmp 1.001VM. I want to be able to access the picture files on it via USB, because I really like the low-fi ...
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Cant install Android Composite ADB Interface

I tried for the last 24 hours to solve this problem, but can't find a solution. I want to use my PAP5400 DUO from Prestigio for android-debugging. I have to install the Android Composite ADB ...
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Seagate Constellation ES does not recognize my USB 3.0

I recently replaced the HD in my computer with the Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA and after re-installing Windows 7 Ultimate and also all the motherboard (Gigabyte) ...
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Can short circuiting kill a USB cable?

I have a power strip and four things were connected to it. My air filter, laptop, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and Motorola Droid 4. For the phone and the tablet, there are actually 2 components to the ...
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Multiboot USB solution with ISOs [duplicate]

There are several solutions out there, but I do not know of one that works the way I want. I want to make a multi-boot USB drive where I simply place my ISOs on it and chainload into them. I don't ...
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Usb 3.0 > 2.0 flash drive transfer speed

While writing from usb 3.0 to a usb 2.0 flash drive is the transfer speed choked down to the max capacity of the 2.0 flash drive?
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When I reboot going from Linux to Windows, the USB keyboard and mouse don't work

When I'm on Linux and I reboot the machine and choose to boot on Windows 7, the keyboard and mouse are turned off, like they aren't receiving power. After another reboot they work fine (unplugging and ...
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What's the advantages of usb 3.0 compliant thumbdrive that doesn't have USB 3.0 speed performance?

I just learned that there are USB 3.0 compliant thumbdrives in the market that only support up to the maximum speed of USB 2.0 (nothing to do with using USB 3.0 device on USB 2.0 port here) and they ...
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Why doesn't USB 2 speed ever hit the maximum 48MBps?

What is the limiting factor in USB 2 connections? The interface is 480Mbps, which equates to 48MB/s after 8b/10b encoding. I have all sorts of disks and memory cards which can do well over 100MB/s, ...
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Windows 7 slow logging in with mobile phone connected

When I'm starting Windows (Win7 Pro 64) while my mobile phone (Samsung Galaxy I9100) is connected to the USB port it hangs for about 1-2 min (on the screen just after logging in). I checked windows ...
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Can a Type A to Type A USB Cable Really be USB 2.0 Only?

I've been looking at USB extension cables recently (type A male to type A female), however I've been surprised by the number of cables describing themselves as USB 2.0 or even USB 2.0 only. However, ...
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Trust bluetooth 3.0 USB adapter on Linux

I bought Trust bluetooth 3.0 USB adapter. It works on my windows PC, but I'm not able to use it on my Ubuntu machine. lsusb shows me this device Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0cf3:3002 Atheros ...
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Monitoring ports transfer (USB, Parallel)

I do not have enough information about ports, i want to know is there any way to monitor data transferring by ports (usb or parallel)? Somehow find out what are they transferring, or even capture ...
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Software to read a usb byte by byte

Is there any software which can be used to read content of usb byte by byte ? I am using ubuntu 13.10. I am doing this for checksum purpose. I need to calculate checksum of first 950 MB, usb is of ...
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Multiple left mouse click causes Windows 7 OS to hang

I've this strange problem for sometime on my Fujitsu Windows 7 laptop 64 bit. If I left double click my USB mouse too many times or too rapidly (I'm not sure which), my OS will hang completely, the ...
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usb multicardreader detected, but device not shown/available, Ubuntu 12.04

I have problems with my usb cardreader in Linux Ubuntu 12.04 . I think the device is detected by the operating system, but not shown in category devices and therefore not available. I have checked ...
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How To Hear From USB Microphone To Monitor Speakers In Windows XP

I have an Audio Technica ATR2100-USB device, and I want to hear myself through my speakers. But every time I plug the device in, the microphone sound won't go through. The only way I can hear myself ...
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How to uninstall all USB Hubs if keyboard and Mouse are running via USB?

I managed to uninstall like one and then both keyboard and mouse dies and then I have to manually restart. I need to uninstall all USB Hubs and Roots to see if reinstalling it will fix USB error I get ...
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usb flash no longer bootable?

Hi I have a sandisk 16gb titanium cruzer, a bit dated but its worked like a charm for years. I partitioned it years ago to get rid of the U3 stuff as it just annoyed me and I have for a long time used ...
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Multiboot USB using two different software

I have a 64GB USB drive and I would like to know if there is a program that would combine the programs called xboot and WinNTSetupFromUSB on the same flash drive? I would have a flash drive I could ...
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G-Drive Mobile external disk drive - should I use Firewire or USB 3.0?

I have a G-Technology G-Drive mobile 1TB with the option of either connecting via USB 3.0 or Firewire 800, which is the better choice for connecting with my MacBook Pro Early-2011? (In terms of speed ...
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Cannot access USB flash drive

I cannot access the Sandisk USB I insert into my laptop's USB port. It was working fine just yesterday, but now it's not showing up in My Computer. It shows up in Devices and Printers, but there is ...
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What would cause a USB bus under current and how could it be corrected?

I have a new motherboard that is exhibiting a strange issue with the USB (2.0 only) bus. I am having some of my devices losing power and led lights start flicker when I am playing games and other ...
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Why are USB connectors different from RJ45/Ethernet connectors?

I note that USB cable and Ethernet cable (RJ45/Cat5/...) have the same function : to transmit data as fast as possible over a wire or a port that we can connect and disconnect. In their evolution they ...
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Can I receive “terminal” output through USB?

I've acquired my first SoC hardware, the only direct connectors being 2 USB ports and 1 DB-9 port. I know that the latter type has been used for a long time as a terminal connector, enabling direct ...
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Using a Nexus tablet to view files off an external HDD on TV

Can I use a USB hub to connect the Nexus, the HDD and the TV as well as the mains supply for the Nexus. It would go: HDD-HUB via mircro USB cable Nexus to HUB via Micro USB cable Mains to Hub via ...
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Unable to find PCIe wifi card using PCIie - usb - cPCI adapter

I have a PCIe wifi card connected via a PCIe-cPCI adapter. Reading lspci output, it seems that the card is not connected at all, and I really cannot figure out where the problem is. Plus, I do not ...
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Two exact same USB flash drives(sticks) not exactly the same

I just bought two 8 GB USB flash drives, SanDisk Cruzer Fit (http://www.sandisk.com/products/usb/drives/cruzer-fit/), they are exactly the same. Since I planned using them as Mac OS X install drives, ...
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2 USB device questions

Let me start by giving sys-info: EDITED for corrections... I have a 128gig SSD drive (ATA Plextor PX-128M5 SCSI Disk) and two 1TB drives (ATA ST1000LM024 HN-M SCSI Disks) CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) ...
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Can I recover my files without software?

I used a PC with Windows 7 to move files from an external HDD to an USB flash drive, which I no longer possess. I've since used the external HDD. How do I restore these files? The files were moved by ...
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Can I point Windows Device Manager to a folder on a flash drive containing a Driver Pack?

I was thinking I could just download the big 4.4GB Driver Pack (from their website), and keep it on a flash drive, and whenever I need to update drivers, I'll just point the Device Manager to the ...
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Assign USB drive the letter “A:” in windows XP mode (on windows 7)

Is it possible to assign the drive letter "A:" to a USB pendrive? I've tried it using the SUBST-command, mapping a network drive and via the diskmanagement console. But none of them seem to accept A: ...
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Determine how many physical/hardware USB host controllers I have

Out of simple curiosity, I'm trying to determine how many hardware USB host controllers my machine has. lsub lists seven root hubs, and lspci -v and lshw both list seven host controllers. I'm ...