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How to emulate a usb device from usb dd image for Xen HVM?

I want to use Xen HVM to create a windows VM. My installation file is on a USB disk DD dump. I could just dump the image back to a usb disk and pass the usb device to my vm, but it takes a long time. ...
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cannot access or format my USB

I have a 16Gb flash drive, was working fine till it just someday stopped working, when i plug it the drivers are loaded, but i can't see it the "explorer" i went to "Disk managment" but this is what ...
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Is it possible to have multiple OS Installers on one USB Drive?

I want to have many operating systems(windows and linux) installers (not installations) on one bootable USB drive. For an example some OS installers I would like to have on that one USB drive ...
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USB External Battery Packs for devices other than Phones/Tablets

I'm trying to build a wireless/mobile monitor. The monitor will be included in a wheeled cart, so I have some storage very limited storage available in the cavity behind the monitor, but not much. The ...
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External storage doesn't show up in pc or disk manager

When I plug in my external HDD the LED on the disk lights up but i can't see it in my PC/DISKPART/DISK MANAGEMENT. I tried all the ports on my computer but it doesn't show up.Help please. HDD:- ...
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Make some content on USB drive read only

I am having a 8GB pen drive, I need to put a PowerPoint into that and make it read only. Rest of the space should be usable for the user. Assuming the user will be using Windows only, what are my ...
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Windows 8 “device setup” screen takes forever

When I plug in a USB device (flash driver and USB to serial adapter) I see the same screen as the user in this question Windows 8 "Device Setup" process stuck without further progress, but ...
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Disconnected USB device still visible in Device Manager

I have a USB device that, when a certain hard problem is encountered and after I unplug it, refuses to disappear from Device Manager. Even there's no driver for it in memory (Process Explorer, ...
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Failing to load a module on udev event

I have a pretty simple udev rule which is executed when a USB is plugged into my Debian machine: SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", KERNEL=="sd?", ACTION=="add", RUN+="/usr/local/bin/USB/t.sh \ %k" My t.sh is also ...
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Is there universal USB receiver for Microsoft's wireless keyboard and mouse

As stated here there is no original replacement for Microft Wireless Desktop 800: ...
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Is it possible to get a wifi password with a usb? [closed]

By the title I bet you are scratching your head and saying "What??" But I assure you it is not 100% stupid. My school has a hidden and locked WiFi (Don't worry about them seeing my mac address.) I got ...
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USB - Do I really need to Eject? [duplicate]

I know in school the teachers always said to make sure we ejected them first, but as for my personal USB's.. I've never ejected them properly and nothing bad has ever come from it knock on wood just ...
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How to know where in /dev/ is a UBS keyboard loaded?

To be precise, when you plug in a USB storage device, it is loaded in sd something, but where is a usb keyboard loaded in /dev/?
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Udev rule not working on Debian.

I can detect and mount my USB drive on my Debian VM machine. And the first post here works on my Ubuntu machine. Should not it work on Debian too? It doesn't ofcourse. Why is that?
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Triple USB bridge - Does it exist

Triple USB Bridge What are USB to USB bridge? It allows the user to connect two USB hosts for data transfer. After plugging it between the two machines, the drivers will be loaded automatically, and ...
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How can I connect a device to my Samsung Galaxy tablet using the micro USB port while keeping the tablet in charge?

I need to connect a barcode scanner to my Samsung Galaxy tablet. I have a Galaxy Note 10.1 and a Galaxy Tab 4, both working great with the barcode scanner connected to the micro USB port. However ...
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USB fails to be mounted or detected on Debian machine

My lsusb command says this: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 80ee:0021 VirtualBox USB Tablet Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0951:1642 Kingston Technology DT101 G2 Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 ...
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How to connect more usb devices to a laptop?

My new laptop (Lenovo b50-30 using Windows 8.1, with three USB ports) can not connect more than 14 USB devices. How can I get more connected to this laptop? I have 70 pcs of DSLR Сanon. When I ...
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Can two drives connected to a USB hub bypass the computer when sharing data?

If I connect two usb drives to an external USB hub and I copy data from one drive to the other, does the data go through computer? Or will the data be managed by the USB hub? Does this have some ...
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upgraded rmbp 13 inch late 2013 to 10.9.5, now external (usb) keyboard not working

I upgraded my retina macbook pro to 10.9.5 osx and my external keyboard is not working. I'm not 100% certain that the keyboard stopped working immediately after the upgrade or shortly afterwards. My ...
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External HDD won't recognize [closed]

Good morning to all! I bought a Lenovo x240 but the problem is that it wont recognize my 1TB WD External HDD only. I tried plugin my Externall HDD to different Laptop and PC but it seems ok. Can ...
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How do I reinstall the “HID Compliant Driver”?

System Specifications: Operating System: Windows 7, Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1 Problem: Driver-related Problem: I have a wired Afterglow Gamepad Controller for XBox 360 and there seem to be ...
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How costly is it to install lots of rarely used USB and print drivers? [closed]

Over the course of years, I keep sticking all kinds of USB drivers into my laptop, and connecting to all kinds of printers, to use it just once. Exactly how costly is it, when not in use? Should these ...
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Using USB 2.0 devices on a USB 3.0 hub

I currently have a 7-way USB 2.0 hub. However, when any other device on my hub communicates with the PC (especially my external hard drive which is USB3 compatible), the external sound card stutters. ...
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how to turn my D-Link modem into a bridge/repeater for my USB 3G dongle? [duplicate]

I have a usb 3g dongle and a D-Link modem. I like to know how to convert my d-link wifi modem as wifi transmitter for the data from usb dongle. i.e. Internet connection source as my USB dongle amd ...
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I broke the USB port on my external HDD. What do I do?

I tried plugging a USB plug into my USB HDD and the connector broke off. What do I do now to get my data off? The damaged connector may be seen below.
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If I plug a two serial devices into usb adapters both into a single USB hub will my computer see two different COM ports?

Hopefully a simple question but I couldn't quite find the answer myself. I'm writing a program in C++ that will, among other things, need to control two devices that are run by serial port. This ...
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Could you modify a file from a game in this manner?

What I am about to ask is probably going to sound like science fiction, but if I grab a usb, hook it up to my xbox and copy (for example) madden 15 to it. Then I plug it into my computer and open it ...
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Accidentally deleted windows 7 getting error NTLDR is missing

I have formatted the C: drive accidentally on my Asus net book(No CD Drive). In response NTLDR is missing error is coming. I tried several options like rescue cd's bootable usb with several Os like xp ...
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How do I fix a corrupt folder on a usb drive

I had a folder on my USB drive that isn't being recognized as a folder. Here's an image. That's supposed to be a folder. I've searched up lots of things but can't come up with it.
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SpeedLink SL-6680 Racing Wheel +Pedals-Pedals not detected

I have a SpeedLink SL-6680 Racing Wheel + Pedals.The racing wheel connects to the computer via gameport and the pedals connect via ps/2 port on the racing wheel.I dont have a gameport on my laptop so ...
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Re-broadcast wi-fi signal using USB dongle

I have a wireless connection on my campus that requires a username and password. The issue is my 3DS is unable to use this connection since it can only take a password when trying to connect. I have a ...
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How to restore USB's full capacity?

My Toshiba 8 GB pen drive is showing it's capacity as 4 MB. I tried both BOOTICE and command line solutions mentioned at How do I fix my USB drive to get its original 8GB size back? but neither of ...
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Mount ReadyNAS 2nd drive on Linux

I posted this question on Stack Overflow but was told to ask this here instead, so after creating yet another login/account here I am, and apologies if this looks like spam/crosas-posting. An old ...
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PC won't recognize bootable usb for windows 8.1

I am building my first pc from scratch in quite a while now. I purchased Win 8.1 online and made a bootable usb with it. When I was trying to install the OS to the new PC, the PC won't recognize it ...
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How to find my USB erasure block size and page size

I want to know my USB erasure block size and page size for partioning the pen drive for an Arch Linux installation. I've tried flashbench but I can't understand the output (numbers are mostly the ...
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What is the best way to share a USB drive on Win7

I'm having trouble sharing my USB drives on Win7. I share them and set permissions to everyone (like the primary C and D drives that are shared sucessfully). But the USB drive doesn't come up. Other ...
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Trouble making bootable usb for solaris 11.2

I am trying to dual boot my system with Windows 8.1 and solaris 11.2.I am using flash drive for making bootable solaris 11.2..But i am not able to create bootable flash drive. I tried both .usb and ...
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Dell Latitude E7440 - Rear USB: enable when docked

I have this new ultrabook Latitude E7440. It only has 3 USB ports and two are on back. Kinda a pain in the rear (no pun intended). They are hard to reach when using laptop. I prefer the side ones like ...
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Are USB hard disks less reliable for backups?

A colleague told me that it is not recommended to use USB hard disks due to the lack of inherent integrity checking of copied files. I am looking for details on that. In what respect is copying to a ...
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Are USB hard disks less reliable for backups? [duplicate]

A colleague told me that it is not recommended to use USB hard disks due to the lack of inherent integrity checking of copied files. I am looking for details on that. In what respect is copying to a ...
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Dell OptiPlex 7010 random BSOD

We bought a batch of 80 of these computers. We're experiencing this problem on 6 of them right now, but that number keeps growing. The BSOD error code is 0x0000007E, which is a driver problem. I ...
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Convert wireless keyboard to wired [closed]

I don't know if it's a silly question or not. I'm not in anyway an engineer, not by miles. Here's what I have: Logitech MK320 keyboard with missing receiver. Rapoo wireless keyboard, with working ...
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USB mouse and flash drive work but Webcam and Camera dont

im having some issues with my USB ports. mouse and flash drive work but Webcam and Camera have some problems. my webcam freezes after a few seconds and in ManyCam it says please close other programs ...
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Can I save my removable drives' Bitlocker recovery keys?

I have an external USB 3.0 hard disk which I use frequently. I would like to protect the data on this drive with BitLocker. The only option I have is using BitLocker To Go. This requires me to enter ...
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Corded USB Mouse not turning on

We got a new mouse recently, just an average, optical corded mouse, and one of our users has tried to switch it out with their current one. However, When he plugged it in to his USB Slot (he tried ...
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Force a single USB 3.0 port to work as USB 2.0

I have several Dell XPS 13 machines that exhibit intermittent failures of the left USB 3.0 port, as described in this thread. I have lost data to silent corruption/disconnections on several external ...
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Output of lsusb -v for GoPro / Sony AS-30

Someone here who has Linux knowledge and a GoPro / Sony Action camera (like AS-30) who can help me with the output of running (with the camera connected via USB to the computer) : lsusb -d ...
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Is this possible to use linux server as usb drive?

Is this possible to mount a linux box as a usb drive through an usb cable which connected to another device. A linux pc <-- USB CABLE --> another device Another pc mount the linux pc as a usb ...
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USB hard drive not showing up under /dev/

I'm running Ubuntu 14.01 on a BeagleBone Black with LXDE. I have a USB hard drive that auto mounts (a prompt comes up in LXDE and I have to enter my password) if I connect it after the computer have ...