Questions tagged [usb]

Universal Serial Bus; an interface standard for connecting computers and electronic devices for communication and charging.

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VirtualBox (Linux Host): can I protect system USB keyboard and mouse from accidentally assigning to a VM via USB filter?

I'm using VirtualBox on a Linux host. As it is for private use only, I've also installed the VirtualBox Extension Pack. Sometimes, I need to use a USB device inside a VM via passthrough USB filters. ...
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15 Pin ; 3 row High Density DB15 / VGA output to USB Data Logging

I have an old scale with a digital output - Mettler BB600 that I would like to log the data from It has a female 15 pin 3 row VGA/RS232C port on it - and I would like to connect this to my PC using ...
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Computer randomly dropping all USB connections and restarting them

I have a computer running Windows 10 but for a few months now, one issue has been driving me insane even though I've tried really hard to ignore it. Namely, sometimes the PC just randomly drops all ...
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Monitor used USB bandwidth in Win10

There are a lot of threads here about monitoring usb bandwidth, however none of them helped me, so that I post my problem here (device manager doesn't show me the usb bandwidth...): I have a Lenovo ...
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How can I fix a corrupted usb on windows 10?

My story is different and huge please help me. Yesterday I removed my entire windows 10 (It was infected with a virus named Win32/Floxif.H which infected all the files in my pc ) from my acer pc and ...
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How to figure out the “uplink” speed of port replicators?

I am shopping for a port replicator to connect to my laptop with USB-C connector. There seem to be two major versions of this USB-C port now: USB-C 3.1/3.2 Gen 1, also called USB-C 3.0 (5Gbps) USB-C ...
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USB mic inbuilt with WebCam not giving any inputs

I have a Web-Cam with a microphone in-built and the company claims that, it is 'plug-to-play' (Don't need any driver installation - according to me). When I plug the web-cam, it works well, and also ...
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Windows 10 Event ID(s) to detect and uniquely identify Android mobile phone disconnection from desktop computer

Overview I want to be able to uniquely identify when a particular Android device connects and/or disconnects from my Windows 10 PC. I run different scripts based on the particular device and whether ...
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Installing Live USB makes USB stick unusable

I have installed Android-x86 on a Kingston DataTraveler 100G3 32GB. When I attempt to boot from it, the I select "LineageOS Live" in the boot options, then Windows 10 starts as normal. After ...
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Android Phone Disconnect Reconnect On Windows on Different Port

Recently all 3 of my front port started acting weird when connecting my android via cable Port One: Charges my phone, but doesn't connect or even set off the beeping sound Port Two: Charges my phone ...
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Driver interdependence

I recently tried to install the Ratoc U2SCX driver into Windows 10, in XP compatibility mode (the final purpose was to connect an older SCSI scanner). However, the driver seems to crash W10. I removed ...
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connect my laptop to itself with USB Ethernet adapter - ping timeout

Topology 192.168.2.1 /24 192.168.2.2 +-----------------------------------------+ | normal straight through cable | | +-------------+ +-----------+ | | | AX88179 | ...
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Method for testing USB 3.0 devices for proper electrical setup?

I have about a dozen USB 3.0 devices per machine at my office (external hard drives) on both Windows 10 and Ubuntu. I have noticed that when you get to this scale, USB 3.0 starts being less reliable ...
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how to find what information is being sent to a usb device by a software? [closed]

I want to mimic the function that my keyboard's rgb software does using a piece of python code so I need to find what info the software sends to the keyboard.
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USB stick with two partitions, one with a Debian image, won't boot

I have a 16 GB USB stick that I split into two partitions using gnome-disks. The first one is an NTFS partition that I use like a normal USB stick for storage. On the second one, I installed the ...
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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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Turn Off Plug and Play for Serial Devices on Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a driver Serial.sys that automatically tries to detect Plug-and-Play serial devices. This is screwing with my USB-to-Serial Adaptor and I want to disable it. Plug and play serial ...
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Maximum number of external Hard drives?

What would be the maximum number of external hdds I could connect via usb 3.0 hubs, specifically https://www.seagate.com/au/en/products/external-hard-drives/expansion-external-drives/ I'll be using ...
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Need to perform fresh OS installation UEFI, should I ude: “Enroll all Factory Default keys”?

The problem I have is that the USB Drives are no longer present in the list of Boot Devices, neither when I select Legacy Boot to Enable. Therefore I am unable to downgrade to a pre-2021 Windows 10 ...
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Is 3.1 USB port bound by 3.0 speed in my laptop?

I have MSI GE62VR Apache Pro laptop. I was looking into my USB ports to understand whether my USB-C port is 3.1 Gen2. I have a few questions: As I understand correctly from the screenshots below, it ...
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PowerA Wired Xbox360 Controller Not Working on Windows 10 - Device Descriptor Request Failed

(I'm not sure if this is the proper StackExchange site for this, I don't use StackExchange very often, and I couldn't find any others that would fit better, apart from potentially Arqade) So I have ...
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USB won’t fully boot windows 7 [closed]

So I am trying to boot windows 7 off of a usb I have formatted. The problem is that win 7 will boot fine at first with the starting windows screen and the win 7 logo. The problem is is that afterwards ...
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Bluetooth dongle that supports pairing with the dongle itself rather than the host PC [closed]

I'm looking for a dongle that can connect to a bluetooth keyboard in a way that makes the host PC see it as a simple USB keyboard. Many mice do this, e.g. the MX Master has a small USB dongle that ...
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turn on USB charging windows 10

I would like to charge a phone via usb to a windows 10 machine, specifically a Lenovo m83 tiny. The ports on the front bezel (pictured) sustain power to the phone, but when plugged into a port on the ...
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External microphone detected as keyboard in Ubuntu 18.04

I have an external USB microphone that I use for video calls on my work laptop. However, I suspect after a recent kernel or other update, it is not being detected as a microphone anymore on Ubuntu 18....
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Desperately need help - Mouse freezes pc ports

Need Help Urgently So after nearly 10 different sites, and multiple threads, this issue has gone unresolved Recently my mouse (Logitech G300s) will lock up all my pc ports (as in nothing will work in ...
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Can I use an old internal multicard reader as a USB device?

I got rid of an old computer that had an internal multicard reader (13-in-1, 19-in-1, I'm not sure). It has a blue rectangular connector with 9 small square holes. I'd love to adapt this to be able ...
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USB Port does not work when all other ports are populated

I have 4 USB 3 ports in the back of my ASUS z170 motherboard. When I connect devices to all of them one of them stops working. I have changed the power settings in the control panel and disabled the ...
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Sound pops in wireless headphones when using microphone through usb hub

here is the problem: HP Probook 650 G5 Ugreen USB 3.0 Hub / Switcher with 4 ports connected to the laptop Wireless headset (Radiofrequency - JBL quantum 600) with USB dongle connected to the USB ...
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How to install external usb wifi adapter driver in kali linux

hello friends i am using kali linux on my laptop and my laptop's internal wifi adapter is not working so i have external usb adapter . now after the installation i plug my wifi adapter and linux is ...
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Hello, I have a water damaged Galaxy A51 that is boot looped, It shows up under adb devices but does not respond to adb commands [closed]

I have a boot-looped Samsung Galaxy A51 that shows up on ADB devices but does not respond to any ADB commands like "root" or anything else. Any help is greatly appreciated. The phone was ...
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How create a .accountprofile-ms? [closed]

Hey I am nearly finished with creating a custom Windows10PE but I would like to make my own User-Image. But for that I need this file-extension ".accountprofile-ms" and I can not find ...
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AOC cu34g2x monitor usb ports have stopped working

I've had the AOC cu34g2x 34in ultrawide for maybe 8 months now. It has been working perfectly and I have been using the monitor's usb hub to transfer my peripherals between my desktop and work laptop ...
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Canon printer can scan, copy, but cannot print from computer

I had this issue since I upgraded my PC tower and made a clean W10 install on it. Everything was working fine before that. Now The scanner is detected, and respond normally, the machine can scan and ...
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MSI Z370 Pro Carbon Limited to Four USB 2.0 for Front Panel?

I have had this problem for a while now and I have just assumed from my MSI Z370 Pro Carbon spec sheet it can only supply full power to 4 USB 2.0 ports in the front panel. Well my chassis has 2 front ...
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usb composite device can't work properly with usb 3.0

I am using Morpho device MSO1350-V3. Suddenly the device stopped working. When I ran the troubleshootor, I am getting this error usb composite device can't work properly with usb 3.0. I am having the ...
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How to forward internet access from a USB 4G dongle to an Ethernet device directly

I am trying to set up a solar powered internet access point via ethernet. Power savings are crucial, I only have a few Watts to spare. I found a 4G Wifi router which supposedly draws 1W average (they ...
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No USB device found for one host user

I have installed VirtualBox 6.1 on Kubuntu 20.04.2. I have created a shared virtual machine among two different host users, following the scottgus1's post in this thread. Both of the host users belong ...
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Does the presence or size of the ferrite bead cylinder on my USB cable affect its performance?

Hi I have different USB cables with different size ferrite cylinder beads used in musical devices (e.g. my audio interface). Would the size of the the bead affect the performance of the device (in ...
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Safely disconnect external HDD which is spinning while connected to turned off PC

I often have external HDD's connected to my laptop, and often I turn off the PC without disconnecting them. However, since the USB interfaces are powered even when the laptop is turned off, usually ...
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How do I make my windows 10 PC act as a usb flash drive?

I want to install Ubuntu from a bootable usb but currently don't have access to a USB flash drive for storage, What I do have though is a two-way USB (type A) cable and I'm thinking I could plug one ...
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My cloned HDD (win7) boots on new hardware, but USB doesn't work in Windows. Works fine in BIOS. How to fix without working mouse/keyboard?

I guess this is not 'best practice' but I was hoping to make it work. I created an image of my old Win7 system, then wrote that image to a new SSD. (used Macrium reflect and booted into WinPE to write ...
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How can I find out why I can no longer charge via one of my ports?

I'm using a Lenovo X1 Carbon (Gen 5), which has two USB-C ports that you can charge the device through. The other day, the official charger suddenly stopped working with one of the ports, however, it ...
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Unable to repair USB flash drive in Windows

When I tried to create a Windows To Go with Rufus, the process failed and my flash drive is in a weird state: The drive will freeze any "disk reading" operations, including: Diskpart (list ...
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If i download a file straight to the flash drive, will it go directly there?

So suppose I want to download something from the browser (Save as). The download prompt appears and I'm choosing the location to be somewhere on my flash USB drive. Now, will it go directly to the USB ...
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Can´t save file on moved USB drive from some programs

I have just bought a new computer and moved 4 USB extended harddrives and connected to the new computer. 3 works fine but on one drive I constantly got "you need to have admin rights" to ...
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Windows USB boot disk for Dell XPS 15 (9570)

I am trying to create a USB boot disk for Dell XPS 15 (9570). I tried unetbootin and etcher (on Mac), I also tried copying files from ISO directly onto the USB (on Linux). I am never able to get it to ...
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Share files across two computers in the network where one is connected via usb tethering and the other through ethernet

I currently have 2 PC's located at diff places in the house. PC1 is connected via an ethernet cable and PC2 is connected using an usb tethered device (Phone) in the same network as PC1. Router IP : ...
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keyboard issue with typing wrong characters

Basically, I have tried msconfig with safe mode, still no change, I have tried region and language set up, I only using one at the time, still no change, I have tried check viruses through power shell/...
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my convertible laptop can't recognize usb

my convertible laptop can become a tablet if i remove it from being a full laptop ( remove it from data f , keyboard, usb cord plug , and built in mouse ). now my problem is if i combine the tablet ...

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