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 Pro master volume control for USB DAC

I have upgraded my computer sound system to a external USB DAC (NAD 3020: http://nadelectronics.com/products/digital-music/D-3020-Hybrid-Digital-Amplifier ). While I was using my old system, that was ...
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Trancend StoreJet 25M3 USB 3.0 1TB less than a few days old and seems dead

So I got an external 1TB USB 3.0 hard disk drive 3 days ago at Christmas Eve the 24th. Today it’s the 27th. I’ve been using it every single day from the 24th. Two hours ago I noticed I couldnt access ...
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Not able to boot off of bootable USB for Windows 10 (made on Arch Linux)

I've been following instructions on this website to get a bootable USB of Windows 10 so I can install it on another computer. This is essentially what I have done: Used GParted to create a brand new ...
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Phantom Power on laptop

I was wondering on using a condenser microphone on my laptop. My laptop doesn't have a microphone jack so I was wondering if I could use my USB jack if I used a phantom power supply such as this ...
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KVM switch triggers randomly on any operations with VirtualBox windows

I would like to try to make this KVM switch unavailable for guest operating system. Unfortunately, Oracle documentation is not clear. They probably use terms "local", "remote", "guest" and "host" ...
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Copying files to walkman fails in Vmware workstation

When I try to copy files to my sony walkman it stops/hangs after 1 file. The VM seems to loose connection to this USB device. It works fine in the host operating system. The VM is a Windows 10 ...
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Why does my HP Touchpad tablet indicate that it is not receiving enough energy?

Not long ago, I asked this questionhttp://superuser.com/a/1018115/380110 about whether or not USB includes signals for the amount of power delivered. I received this amazing answer from @txtechhelp. ...
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Do USB power supplies send signals indicating energy level being delivered?

Do USB power supplies send signals to tell the connected device (tablet/phone/camera) how much power is being supplied? Or, is measuring it the only way for the device to know how much energy is ...
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Won't recognize USB's unless booted while plugged in

I recently upgraded my motherboard and CPU. Everything works fine and the machine is able to POST and run, but for some reason, the computer won't recognize anything plugged into the USB ports AFTER ...
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Usb mic delay in win 10

I have a usb microphone and if I enable "listen to this device" in Win 10, I have a delay of about half second. I need to get rid of this delay. I have seen around the web that someone solved this ...
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Any way to transfer Firewire (IEEE 1394) over USB?

My parents have an old Canon digital camcorder that uses miniDV tape and connects to a computer with Firewire. Their only computer right now is a Microsoft Surface 3 which obviously doesn't have any ...
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Annoying USB Random Noises [duplicate]

I just added a new battery to my laptop today, and a new webcam. Then suddenly about maybe 12 hours after it starts making the USB sound when you insert and remove it. It plays the 'IN' sound then the ...
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w10 live usb from iso

I downloaded an ISO of W10 to upgrade my parents laptop as they have limited download limits. I also downloaded the media creation tool from the microsoft site but it seems to be a glorified ...
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How to use USB device instead of DeviceDisplayObjectProvider for cameras?

I have a Fujifilm Finepix HS35 EXR camera. To have access to photos, saved on its card, I have to use a thing called DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe, an unwanted interface, that comes up as soon I ...
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Create a bootable Windows 10 USB drive (UEFI) from Linux

How can I create a bootable Windows 10 USB drive from Linux ? Please note: WinUSB doesn't work with Windows 10. UNetbootin doesn't work either. dd method didn't work as well. Beside this, I've ...
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Error loading operating system [closed]

I am having a problem installing windows 8.1 on Hp elitebook from Bootable USB.. It says: "Error Loading Operating System", it does not give any other error code/number. While I used this same Usb to ...
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How come a removable drive does not appear in Windows

I have a 16GB Cruzer Fit FAT32 USB drive that works fine...most of the time. But every now and then it will not appear in Windows Explorer: If I right-click "My Computer" and choose Manage > Disk ...
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Windows 8.1 stuck in a boot loop says boot device unknown

I have a Digiland DL808w 7" tablet running Windows 8.1, I recently forgot my password and decided to erase the whole tablet. After erasing the tablet got stuck in a boot loop. Now it only shows the ...
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Alternative to using usbcopy to create Solaris Text Installer USB stick

I have a blank T5120 server without any optical drive onto which I want to install Solaris 11.3. I downloaded the sol-11_3-text-sparc.usb installer. The docs tell me to use a tool named usbcopy to ...
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USB Drive not usable after Windows 10 update

After an automatic update in (not to) Windows 10 my external USB drive is no longer visible in explorer. It is visible in Disk Manager but I can't assign it a drive letter (it says that it can't find ...
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SmartBoard 680 repeatedly disconnects when sound is played through speakers

We recently changed out a computer from Windows XP to Windows 7. I installed the SmartBoard drivers, made sure we connected to the SmartBoard just fine, and then tested it. After each button press ...
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My laptop Dell XPS 13 has only one USB port

Will I be able to connect an external USB DVD±RW that needs two? I also have an external hard drive that needs two USB ports. I briefly connected it and it seemed to work but I didn't do enough ...
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broken usb port , adapting serial to usb

Dell Inspiron running Vista sp2 has broken USB port; can I obtain an adapter to use off the 9 pin serial port that will convert to USB? If so, will it be reliable or slow compared to USB 2.0?
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USB host-to-host cable driver for Windows 7

I have recently acquired a USB host-to-host cable in order to share my internet connection via USB with my Linux computer (a Raspberry Pi). I am having trouble, however, finding a Windows 7 64-bit ...
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Linux Installation problems

I bought an 8GB USB 2.0 stick just to install Linux. I have Ubuntu iso file, I use 'UUI' and make my usb bootable then when I start it doesn't go to installation screen. Changing boot order didn't ...
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Lost USB BlueTooth Dongle for Mouse [duplicate]

I lost my USB bluetooth dongle (from DEll) which I used for a wireless mouse. kindly provide solution
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Hard drive detected but not showing up in device and drives in computer

Recently when I tried to open a video file from my external hard drive, the explorer menu started to become 'not responding' and later, it stopped showing up in device and drives from My computer. It ...
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I have created a Windows 10 USB recovery drive. Do I still need to create a system image?

I have followed these instructions to create a USB recovery drive for my new Windows 10 machine. I would like to just have something where I can restore the original (now current) state of my ...
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Does the BadUSB issue also affect SD cards?

Since I've heard about the BadUSB issue where the firmware of a USB stick can be maliciously changed, I was thinking about ways to avoid this issue. Would using SD cards as an alternative to USB ...
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When I press each of the 27 VM joystick buttons, I observe no confirmation on the Windows Game Controller test screen

This afternoon: I connected the VM desktop Joystick to an USB port on a Windows desktop computer. A new hardware detection window appeared in the lower right corner of the screen called USB Input ...
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Passing a USB host controller into a virtual machine?

I was wondering if I have this right. So after seeing this video on YouTube I was inspired to do something similar. But with some minor changes. Mainly to the way the USB functions. If I pass a USB ...
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Issues trying to connect 2 External Monitors to my Laptop, via 2 Fresco USB to VGA Adapters

I apologise for this question being rather lengthy my reasoning was, rather than responding to plentiful requests for clarification within the comments section I would instead write my question in ...
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Win7 locked (user prompt) w/ broken internet gateway : plug in android usb hotspot : will internet networking come up?

A simple but unique question: A) Windows 7 PC is logged on, but locked. eg: waiting at windows 7 user prompt for password. B) Gateway which PC is connected to via WiFi is broken. eg: LAN works, but ...
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USB drive software encryption?

I would like to easily encrypt/decrypt a USB key on my PC. I used to use TrueCrypt which appears to be not secure anymore. I found an alternative named VeryCrypt, but, I would better trust a low ...
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USB Hub Bandwidth

How well does bandwidth split when using a USB hub? I was told there is significant overhead? For my specific application I will have a fairly large number of USB webcams on one host, and will ...
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Streaming from USB plugged into router to LG Smart TV

I have an LG 55LA620S-ZA Smart TV and I here is what I am trying to do: I want to see the content of my USB flash drive which is plugged into my home router a D-Link DSL-2750B by using my WI-FI ...
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How to make bootable usb from Windows XP x64 installation ISO?

I tried various stuff but none of them worked. Like RuFus, ISO2USB. RMprepusb tells me in the description that for Windows XP installation I also need to modify some files so it can't directly make it ...
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What is in a bootable disk and how it is different from an ISO file?

I want to install "Console OS" (an Android OS for the PC) on a virtual machine, but the download is not an iso file and I don't know what to do now. The download has this "Win32DiskImager.exe" file ...
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Peer-to-peer networking using USB 3.0

Has anyone tried USB 3.0 based peer-to-peer networking? I tried connecting my PC and laptop via the USB 3.0. Neither of the them were able to detect the other. Check the USB driver update - ...
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USB device issue

I am trying to get a device working from my vehicle. The issue I am having is that when I plug in the USB device, it gets loaded as a HID device and appears to be using Windows input.inf driver. I am ...
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/dev/disk/by-uuid only gets entry when I run gparted, not on insert

I have a USB stick, formatted to vfat, which does not get put into /dev/disk/by-uuid upon insert, even though all the right USB events happen, and a /dev/sdX1 gets created. However, oddly, when I run ...
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Manage USB Bitlocker Keys through Windows Domain

I have read though many articles including this to figure out how to manage recovery keys for USB drives in a Domain. However this article is mainly detailing how to recover domain attached PC drives ...
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Windows 7 Bootable Install USB doesn't get past Starting Windows

I'm trying to reinstall Windows, but after I boot off of the USB drive with the bootable image, I can't get past "Starting Windows" with the logo. I have checked the Sums of the iso I downloaded and ...
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Do active USB extensions cables cause delay(game controller)?

How much of an input delay would cause using 2 active 5m USB extension cables with an xbox 360 3m wired controller? Also, any risk of input not going trought? I'm kinda forced to this kinda of ...
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CentOS 7 USB won't boot

I currently have a Windows 10 laptop that I am trying to reformat to make it run CentOS 7. The laptop does not have a CD/DVD drive, so I am trying to use a flash drive to reformat it. On Windows, I ...
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Unable to activate USB 3.0 on HP ProBook 4530s Windows 7 Ultimate

Whenever I attach my USB 3.0 Flash Drive, it shows a message stating that my device can perform better if I connect it to Super Speed USB 3.0 port. I have installed the proper drivers (see the ...
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Using internal and external fingerprintreader for Windows-logon

I have a Dell Latitude E6530 laptop which has an internal fingerprintreader. palmrest-partnumber: dlc-frjy4. The chip is a Broadcom BCM5880 USH driver: Windows7 64bit: Dell ControlVault Driver ...
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Weird keyboard ghosting issue

I'm currently experiencing a weird malfunction with my keyboard. My left ctrl and d keys only both work if the d is pressed before left ctrl. In Counter Strike, if I move to the right (d) and then ...
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USB disabled after a unsuccessful VirtualBox installation

I was installing VirtualBox-5.0 in my windows 8 and, in the middle of the process, the computer froze completely and I had to force reboot it. It seems like the computer froze just in the step of ...
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How to host modern console application on legacy serial COM device in Windows

EDIT: Changed primary example from Zork Dungeon to the default OS shell. I have a console application running on a modern machine. I also have an Apple //e with a Super Serial Card, which allows it ...