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Disabled HID device within RDP Windows session

Asking a new question because I do not have enough reputation to comment on AviD's answer to the question "Erratic mouse movement in 3D games over RDP with RemoteFX" I managed to forward a ...
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On Linux I can't access HID (HOG) device using BlueZ in my application

In my application I can find my Bluetooth LE device with HOG support, however if I connect to the device it does not find the HID (HOG = HID over GATT) service and corresponding characteristics. There ...
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Cannot Resolve Fargo HDP5000 Badge Printer "Check Ribbon" Error 97

I am having issues resolving a ribbon error on a Fargo badge printer. When we try to print a badge once it starts printing black it throws an error and then the badge that ran through the printer ...
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how to find needed udev rules for streamdeck (hid)

I got myself streamdeck to play with. No support for linux by company, but there is streamdeck-ui written in python, which kinda works (but kinda does not work, so I'd like to use something else, ...
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Disable a second USB Mouse so it can be used with vJoy

I'm trying to use an old mouse as a gaming wheel. I have the hardware sorted out, and I can use vJoy to map the second mouse’s movements into a virtual game controller. My problem is cursor moves with ...
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Re map volume key to scroll up or down in Linux

How can I re-map the volume up / down keys on my bluetooth keyboard to scroll pages up / down by an adjustable amount? OS: Linux > Ubuntu > Pop_OS! 21.10 (Is there an easy way to take all HID ...
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Uninstalling a hidden driver

After upgrading to Windows 11 I have a problem with the volume and brightness keyboard shortcuts not working. I figured that it was a driver from Acer. I don't remember the exact name, nor did I take ...
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Is there an API for HP DreamColor Monitors? Something that can control input via internal USB hub?

I have a HP DreamColor Z24x G2 monitor and a couple of HP Z24N monitors (first edition I believe) and both models have a built-in USB hub. Interestingly, on the HP DreamColor Z24x G2, the USB 2.0 HUB ...
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Four different HID Keyboard Device in Device Manager?

I have one keyboard plugged in, but 4 different HID Keyboard Device are shown. Why?
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Intel NUC can't see USB HID hub on Mint Linux

I have an Intel NUC5i3RYH (i3, 1TB hard drive, 4GB memory) on which I have installed Linux Mint 20.2 Uma 64-bit. This is attached to a KVM which provides a single USB connector for keyboard and mouse. ...
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Serial to HID keyboard device converter

I am working on a project to collect data from a barcode scanner using an arduino which in turn is connected to a POS/laptop. So far i am able to collect the data from the barcode scanner by using the ...
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How do I disable the "Special keys" (Consumer Control Button) on a Windows 10 laptop?

My grandma's hands are very shaky and she keeps accidentally pressing one of the "special keys" along the top row of her laptop which are dual purpose with the function keys like ...
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How can i compare two frames of a Wireshark capture?

I made a capture of the USB traffic with USBPcap and Wireshark to debug a HID touchscreen. Now i have identified the interesting URB_INTERRUPT packets, but how do i compare the HID Data of those? I ...
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Enable/disable two HID keyboards Windows 10

Is there any keyboard manager software for two different HID keyboards or a simple way to disable/enable each one of them at a time without disconnecting the other in Windows 10? My Device Manager ...
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How to check what is causing random key presses?

I have a Windows laptop, and it happened 2 times already. Something starts to press all the keys (Tab, Enter, numbers, etc…). I can’t really get out of it. The only way is to restart. How can you see ...
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Bluetooth mouse not working after reconnecting

My bluetooth mouse is not working after it lost connection to the windows 10 PC and connection is established again. To get the mouse working again, I need to unpair the bluetooth mouse and pair it ...
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Missing orientation detection after installation of W10 education N

After upgrading to Windows 10 education N Edition from W10 Home, support for many features concerning convertible laptops (orientation, keyboard lock, etc.) became unavailable. Updating manufacturer ...
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Mouse sensitivity ignored when using HDMI KVM switch

I have a really weird issue a TESmart HDMI KVM switch. Because you don't want the mouse to be seen as plugged/unplugged every time you switch devices, it has a special USB input for your mouse and ...
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Keyboard Device manager hidden

when im fixing my keyboard (HID)in device manager. My keyboard category in device manager are go to hidden devices I saw it by clicking view and checking showhidden files , and it cant detect my ...
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What are the consequences of disabling "HID keyboard device is allowed to wake up computer"?

In Power Options - Advanced settings - Sleep - Allow wake timers: I have changed it to Disable for both battery and plugged in. This solution has been suggested to prevent the computer from waking up ...
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Windows 7 detects USB drive, but not HID devices (mouse & keyboard)

I'm encountering a weird issue with my Windows 7 x64. Suddenly (I don't know since when) my USB port is not recognizing any HID devices such as mouse, keyboard and card reader. But plugging in USB ...
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How to make the FN key work on the Apple Magic Keyboard, Ubuntu 18.04?

FN and FN+F* doesn't works. Keys F13-F18 works, but F19 not. Google doesn't helps, as /sys/module/hid_apple not exists.
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Windows 10 BSOD due to HID

Log Name: System Source: Microsoft-Windows-DriverFrameworks-UserMode Date: 28/11/2018 16:34:44 Event ID: 10111 Task Category: User-mode Driver problems. Level: ...
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HID-device not recognized (anymore) in 1 certain USB port

In my current project, I'm working with an IPC (Industrial Windows 7 Ultimate PC), and 1 or more Hall sensors. These probes measure the magnetic field strength of a newly produced magnet, and return ...
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Touchscreen's X axis and Y axis is inverted on my tablet win 10

I have 11 tablets, all have the same windows version but only in one of the x-axis and the y-axis are inverted for some reason and I already viewed this answer So i checked my problematic tablet ...
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Install a driver with devcon.exe

I have developed a multi-device HID driver, which consists of two devices: a virtual mouse driver and a proxy for it. The proxy is required for accepting output reports from clients, because mouses ...
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Updated driver for (playstation 1/2 to usb driver) now input is no longer read

I have a cheap USB to playstation 1 / 2 adapter that I was trying to get working using some drivers. They initially appeared as a HID Compliant Game Controller, and using the windows 10 setup usb ...
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Russian keyboard layout on MBP retina w/ Linux Mint Cinnamon missing

I just switched to 18.3 from 18.2 Mint and realize that I can't seem to find a Russian keyboard layout that works on my Macbook Pro retina (11,1 I believe) anymore. In 18.2 I had one, but do not ...
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How to prove that a USB device can only input data?

I'm trying to understand how HID and Composite devices are defined. How can one know (from the OS side) that a recently-attached USB device can only input data (and cannot attach like a hard drive, ...
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Wrong driver gets installed over and over again [duplicate]

I need to remove the automatically installed driver of a device before I can install the proper/required driver. So far, I used the "Delete the driver software for this device" checkbox and I also ...
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Accidentally disables all HID devices - can't do anything

The title says it all. I was experimenting with devcon.exe and I accidentally disabled all HID devices. I have no way of doing anything with my computer except the power button and the windows key, ...
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3.5mm 'IR' output to USB HID input - Does such a device exist?

In my media cabinet I have a HDMI matrix that does IR output over a 3.5mm jack to an emitter. In the same cabinet I have multiple PC's with IR to USB HID receivers to translate to keypresses. This ...
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Run command on USB device disconnect Windows

On a linux system, I could reasonably easily add a rule to /etc/udev/rules.d to run a command on connection or disconnection of a USB device. On windows (win10 version 1607), however, I have found no ...
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What is the maximum number of characters per second that can theoretically be written using an HID device in Windows 10?

The underlying question that I am trying to answer is simple: What is the maximum number of characters per second that can theoretically be written using an HID device in Windows 10? In order to ...
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Touchscreen's X axis is inverted on my tablet

Touchscreen's X axis is inverted. If I touch right bottom corner, tablet thinks I clicked windows button in left bottom corner. This happened after installing driver from the internet (before it was ...
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Windows 10 stops responding to HID input devices

Bear with me, because I've done some of my own troubleshooting to no avail. My workstation runs Windows 1607.14393 with all current updates. The machine is a Dell Precision T5600 desktop with dual E5-...
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Linux target device HID support

I want my Linux target 3.10 embedded ARM device to recv and send commands to a HOST PC via USB HID. The HOST PC will have a GUI that communicates via HID USB to the Linux target device. Usually I'd ...
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Using an Asus' touchpad without Smart Gesture

After resetting my company's ASUS N551J laptop using its recovery partition, I'm stuck between two annoying options: Use the native driver for the trackpad, which doesn't support any form of ...
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Playstation 2 Buzz Controller does not work on Windows 10

I tried installing the USB game controller for the Playstation 2 version of the quiz-game "Buzz!" on my Windows 10 computer. While this (pretty simple) controller works well on Linux and (as far as I ...
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Remap keypad keys to media controls (HIDMacros)

I recently bought a seperate numpad to reprogram the keys and use it like a programmable keypad. I read this article, it is very informative and it suggests you to use a program called HIDMacros. ...
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Arch/Grub - Disable booting message

I just installed Arch Linux for the first time. I'd like to achieve just a black screen when booting until I'm asked for the login. I'm using grub as a boot loader. And added the line: ...
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Windows disable enhancedpowermanagement by default

I use many USB HID devices and since Windows 8, the Power Management disables them by default. I wrote a script to change that, but I don't want to have to run this script every time I add a device. ...
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Windows 7; USB HID mouse movement delay

Due to a spinal cord injury, my daughter uses alternative input access for her computers. It is a HID USB compliant device with audio feedback. It emulates both keyboard and mouse. It works well in ...
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How do I keep my device safe from USB Rubber Ducky?

I'm looking for an answer about OS config or security tools, not like "do not plug it in your computer". So, There's any way to keep my device (PC, smartphone, tablet...) safe from USB Rubber Ducky? ...
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What are the consequences of disabling HID-compliant devices?

I'm attempting to improve the frame-rate for a PC game called Condemned. My machine exceeds the recommended requirements described back in 2006. The machine is, however, running Windows 10. Many ...
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Wrong Touchscreen mapping

Using two Touchscreens (Could not install the win7x64 Drivers from acer.com, win10 sais its not compatible): Acer T230H (Primary) Acer T230H If i put a finger on the 1st, the Position of the touch-...
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Credit card reader gives random output

I bought a cheap $10 magnetic card reader online. It identifies as a generic keyboard, and as such should work on anything that accepts USB keyboards. It works just fine on Windows, but on Linux and ...
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How to completely remove a game controller driver?

Ages ago I plugged a fake PS3 controller which installed a Plug-And-Play driver labeled as "PLAYSTATION(R)3Conteroller", yup, including the typo. Now whenever I connect an original controller this ...
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How fix my mouse and keyboard from disconnecting. is it the driver or the usb?

I am using a HID-compliant mouse and HID keyboard and they keep disconnecting. I tried every thing like reinstalling them, using msconfig and making a new INFCACHE.1 folder. But nothing works. Do I ...
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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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