USB is a universal, general interface standard for connecting computers and electronic devices.

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Motherboard/PSU crippling USB and Sata

I very recently bought a new desktop computer. The motherboard is: Z77MX-D3H and the power supply is ocz zs series 550w. The issue I have is that once I boot to the operating system (I have tried ...
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Using multiple USB webcams in Linux

Running more than one USB webcam in Debian/Linux results in the the following error: libv4l2: error turning on stream: No space left on device VIDIOC_STREAMON: No space left on device What ...
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Why am I unable to mount my USB drive (unknown partition table)?

I'm a real newbie to linux. Anyway the problem is that my USB doesn't get recognized anymore which is really annoying because I need information from it. I've read like a zillion threads how to ...
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How can I make a folder/partition on one computer appear as a mass storage device to another?

Is there anyway to make a folder or a partition on a computer (Linux or Windows) act like a mass storage device to other computers or devices when connected with a Male-Male USB cable? For example, I ...
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In diskpart, when I type “select disk 1”, then select partition 1, I get “No partition selected”

In diskpart, when I type select disk 1, then select partition 1, I get No partition selected The USB is FAT 32. Basically, I am trying to do set id=af on my flash drive.
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How to put an individual USB port to sleep?

I have a few external drives that I don't always use and want to be able to have them shutdown when I am not using them. They shutdown when the computer goes into sleep mode but I would like to be ...
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How to disable power to the mouse and keyboard after shutdown?

After my computer shuts down, I still have the power to the keyboard and mouse. This causes both the keyboard and mouse to have lights that remain lit while the system is off. How do I change this, so ...
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Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to USB converter

Is there a device, that works without a driver, you just connect it as usb, and receive any signal sent to it as if it were COM Port wired connection? For example, such a device that gets data sent ...
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Cannot install USB driver for my Samsung Galaxy S Plus

I cannot run my Android Application on my Samsung Galaxy S Plus. I followed the guidelines on the Android Developer site. The first time I tried this I was able to select Device Manager and in the ...
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How to get the Bluesoleil A2DP Audio Sink to work?

Using the Bluesoleil stack with my MSI BToes 2.0 I was trying to turn my PC running x86 Windows 7 to an A2DP Audio Sink with my Android device (Samsung Galaxy S II, ICS 4.0.3, Siyah kernel 3.2.6) as ...
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Can I print with two printers simultaneously if I just split the USB cable?

I have two printers and one computer. I want to print to both printers the same document at the same time... Thus when I press print on my document both printers will print the file simultaneously. ...
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How to disable USB charging of external devices in windows 7

I'm using nokia mobile as a modem to connect internet . Now i want to prevent the USB charging feature via my laptop USB port. Because it drains my battery backup quickly while running without AC ...
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How can I get the mount path of a USB device on OSX?

I have a backup script that backs up some data to a USB device. The problem I have is that OSX sometimes changes the expected mount path. For example if some file is locked under the expected mount ...
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Where is the internal DVD/CD-ROM drive with USB connector (not SATA)?

I wonder why internal optical drives are equipped with a SATA interface. Why not USB 2.0 or 3.0 instead? USB provides a transfer rate high enough and using USB to connect an optical drive would save ...
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Reinstall USB to Port? (Windows 7)

So I pulled out my USB mouse stick before it finished installed and now anytime I put it into that port it tells me that it cannot recognize the USB. If I use a different port then everything goes ...
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Unetbootin and Windows 7

I use Unetbootin on WinXP and I have a Windows 7 iso that I want to make a USB bootable with. Everything works fine. I can boot the USB, but then I come to bootloader screen and I only see one option ...
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Short, intermittent USB port timeouts

I have a data acquisition application controlled by a Windows PC. I am using an Intel Desktop Board DH67CL motherboard. This has 6 USB2 ports along with 2 of the new blue USB3 ports. The DAQ ...
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In Windows 7, can I see the “USB events” somewhere as they happen?

I have a nasty case of some USB device constantly pluging and unplugin while VirtualBox, or Mumble, is running. The constant "bloop-bloop" noise is driving my mad. How do I find out which one it is? I ...
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Installing USB to ATA/Atapi bridge driver

I am using Windows XP 64 bit version on Lenovo W520. I am trying to install my devices, I plugged a USB cable that is linked to a SATA interface (to copy from old sata HDD) and when I plug the USB ...
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I have problems booting windows 7 with logitech usb unifying receiver connected

For the last month I have been having problems booting windows 7 when my Logitech unifying receiver is connected. The computer comes on but doesn't even get to the BIOS splash screen and there is no ...
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System constantly presses space bar by itself

A few minutes ago while watching a movie in VLC player, my video began to pause and unpause periodically (very fast). I found out that the reason is that my computer acts like if I was holding the ...
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Device driver software was not successfully installed

I have a USB stick that was formatted with FAT32. It worked fine but all of a sudden I receive only the error "Device driver software was not successfully installed" whenever I plug it in a USB port. ...
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How to share a folder as an USB mass storage device (from a raspberry pi)

I'd like to do something quite simple ... in my mind. I've got an "old" photo frame with an usb port and SD card slot (but without networking) that I would like to keep in sync with my NAS "Photo ...
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Installing usb3 card on asus m2v motherboard

I have an ASUS M2V motherboard. I purchased a Transcend PCI Express card and plugged it into the PCIe x1 port that was available. After doing so, Windows XP doesn't pick it up at all. When started ...
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Volume / gain too high with ALSA under Debian for an USB sound card

I encounter some issues configuring audio with ALSA on my Seagate Dockstar on which I plugged a little USB audio card. I'm able to play music with MOC but I'm stuck with a volume way to high. ...
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Rewiring USB connector on Asus Transformer

My Asus Transformer USB port has broken several times, so the connector itself is now damaged due to the soldering. My only option is to cut the wire and connect it to one of my unused USBs, but ...
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Using an Arch Linux persistent USB on mac

Ok, so i following this guide on the Arch Wiki https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Installing_Arch_Linux_on_a_USB_key, and installed Arch successfully to my 16GB sandisk cruzer. Ive got 3 partitions, ...
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How to connect to Linux USB serial gadget using Mac OS X?

I have an embedded device, on which I use the USB gadget USB interface to either make it available as a mass storage device, or enable access over USB serial using the g_serial module. While I can ...
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USB Stick Doesn't Mount But Is Detected

I have a USB memory stick (Mediastar 4GB) that has decided not to work. I have tried it in Macs and Windows, to no avail. The symptoms in Windows are that the icon appears in My Computer but cannot ...
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USB Stick Not Contiguous

I have a 4Gb FAT32 usb stick that I use to boot several iso images using grub4dos. Any iso image I add turns as contiguous however there is one iso that no matter what I do it always show up as ...
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How can I limit the amount of USB bandwidth consumed by a single USB port/device?

Is there any way I can set USB bandwidth usage limits on a particular USB port/device that will allow me to cap max usage to say 50Mbps or 100Mbps? I am looking for some kind of QoS setting for USB ...
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How to get my Logitech V220 mouse working?

The only relevant information I've been able to find was this old thread. My system settings: ╭─ting@noa ~ ‹python-2.7.3› ‹ruby-1.9.3› ╰─➤ cat /proc/bus/input/devices | grep Name N: Name="AT ...
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Headphones override usb dock speakers

I recently needed to re-install Windows 7 (x64 pro), and everything is working great now except for one feature relating to sound. I have a USB dock which has speakers plugged into it, which I use ...
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How to fix corrupted filesystem (shows as RAW) in USB device?

I would like to ask if you know how to fix a corrupted USB? I've tried the diskpart command but it didn't work. The media is write protected. Do you have any idea that is much better? I need to fix ...
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What are the main differences between the Western Digital “My Passport,” “My Passport Essential,” and “My Passport Studio” external hard drives?

My goal is to buy a 2TB external portable drive for use with my current MacBook Pro (Mid-2007) and for use with my next Mac (hopefully the rumored 15" MacBook Air). I'm planning to buy a Western ...
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Garmin USB device on Win7 under Linux KVM

I have a Fedora 16 installation and I'm using the Garmin Forerunner 610 HRM in the virtual machine. The problem is that I need to allow Windows 7 direct access to the USB stick that communicated with ...
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Why isn't my phone charging with some micro usb cables? [closed]

I ordered 3 microUSB cables over ebay. My phone was at about 50% battery and I wanted to use it as a hot spot for some browsing on my laptop, so I plugged it in, a charging icon appeared on the ...
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autorun.inf - not showing my program in the list of options?

I have a program thats called myApp.exe My inf file is this: [autorun] open=myApp.exe action=Run myApp icon=myApp.exe label=myApp The icon works and the label. But it won't show the .exe in the ...
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How to create a bootable USB Windows OS using Mac OS X

I'm having a trouble here because of my PC got infected today and I've tried everything to get it back to normal, but the only option left for me now is to do a clean install. Now, what happen is ...
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Routing USB devices to VirtualBox virtual machine when host OS does not have device drivers

I'm considering changing my host OS from Windows to Ubuntu and virtualizing Windows in VirtualBox, instead. But I'm worried that there will be issues with some of my devices, such as my USB devices ...
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Is there a way to “attach” a USB device to a program?

Preface: in VirtualBox, it is possible to "attach" a USB device to a virtual machine, thus rendering said device able to interact solely with the virtual machine. It also becomes independant from the ...
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Built-in hardware appearing as ejectable USB devices under Windows 7

I have installed Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit on a Code 2 Duo laptop that originally came with Vista Home Premium OEM. Windows Update has successfully configured all hardware. However, now I see three ...
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connect 2 external monitors keeping laptop display also open?

I actually have 2 questions: Question 1: At work I have 2 monitors and I have connected it to my laptop using: 1st monitor with HDMI port 2nd monitor with vga port Now by doing this although I ...
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Virtualbox Linux host: Pass non-recognized USB device through to Windows guest

I'm running Virtualbox 4.1.2 (with the corresponding extension pack) on an up-to-date Ubuntu 11.10 host with Windows XP as a guest. I have a National Instruments USB-6251 device which I would like to ...
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Motherboards/components to eliminate USB Bandwidth issue

I'm currently running web streaming from a Dell XPS 15 running Windows 7 with a i5 M480 2.67ghz processor and 6gb of ram. I connect TWO EasyCap DC60+ devices and a TV Tuner to all three of my ...
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The speed difference between two USB 3.0 Solutions

Currently I have a laptop that has Express Card slot but no USB 3.0 slot and I notice that there are a lot of Express Card to USB3.0 converter for sell. My question is about the speed. Can the speed ...
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Password protect USB flashdrive

I have 16 GB USB flash drive and using it for multiple purposes: As bootable Windows & Linux installation packages carriage (with http://www.sarducd.it) As PortableApps carriage What I need ...
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Add USB 3.0 to a laptop

I want to add a USB 3.0 port to my laptop that only has USB 2.0 and a combo eSATA USB port. I have a Pavilion dv5-2135dx which I have found no information on what motherboard it is to look for empty ...
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USB-to-parallel print on win7 using matrix printer causes empty lines

I am using an USB-to-parallel port adapter on Windows 7. It was recognized by the system, and everything work fine. BUT: When I print something on an Epson LQ-1050+ printer, empty lines appear ...
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Create a multiboot USB drive with Ubuntu and Windows 7 using ISO images [duplicate]

I would like to have a bootable USB drive with some bootable ISO images on it, where some sort of menu appears on boot to select a specific image file on the USB drive and continue boot from that one. ...