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

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UEFI Laptop got hosed, need to fix boot paths [closed]

help... screw an answer, just help me understand frigging Windows and UEFI! I originally asked: "UEFI laptop got hosed, how do I fix?" "I have a UEFI laptop, which got hosed. The ...
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Forwarding yubikey to Ubuntu Guest with Hyper-V causes Blue Screen

I am using Windows 11 and Ubuntu 22.04 in a Hyper-V guest. Version information: Microsoft Windows 11 Pro (x64) 10.0.22631 Build 22631 Ubuntu 12.3.0-1ubuntu1~22.04 Kernel 6.5.0-44-generic I am trying ...
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USB - How to avoid Windows to append characters before SN in instance path

I have a software that checks the device instance path of a Usb flash stick. The problem is that on 4 different computers it behaves differently. Let's say that the hardware SN of the devices is: ...
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Make external device -> internal storage appear as a drive with letter. Deleted file recovery from Garmin Watch

General problem: I want to restore deleted file from Garmin Watch. I have Garmin Epix Pro Gen 2. Activity file seems to be deleted by the software itself. It was there fully functional, just not ...
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Can't read my user files from internal hard drive using USB 3.0 To SATA and IDE Cable

I am using a USB 3.0 to SATA adaptor to recover data from some old internal hard drives from old laptops. The hard drive had been used on a Windows 11 laptop. I can see all of the folder structures ...
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How to remote control desktop computer on the other side of the room?

I am rethinking my home office and want to get my desktop PC tower out of sight. I will redo my desk and cabinetry and was thinking about putting the PC on the far side of the room, which is is about ...
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Unable to uninstall failing USB driver

I found an old Nokia phone and wanted to check it before I sent it for recycling. When I tried to install the latest USB drivers for the phone the installation failed and now I get a regular pop up ...
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Registry value set default automatically when we move into another key of registry [duplicate]

We need to change value of Usbstor to 4 (to restrict usb ) but when I set it to 4 then after refresh registry /move another key & back to Usbstor again value set to 3 automatically, In this case ...
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USB camera relative PTZ control does not work on Linux kernel version 5.10.43

I am using an Android 10 device with a Linux kernel version of 5.10.43. I am using the V4L2 framework to control a USB camera. I have noticed that the relative control function of the PTZ of various ...
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Could I make changes to a bootable Ubuntu ISO by booting into it, making changes within the OS, and re-exporting the ISO?

Suppose I have a bootable Ubuntu ISO. I would like to make several changes to the image at the OS level. The changes I want to make include changing the default user password, as well as a few other ...
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Laptop boot manager

My laptop keeps going into boot manager with no options whatsoever. I downloaded Windows ISO onto the USB stick using Rufus but when I plugin USB to laptop it still shows the same screen:
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Password protected Excel file on usb drive file behaving strangely when clicked

Nothing unusual at first glance - a password-protected Excel file on a usb stick. Previously, put the stick in the usb port, double-click the file and enter the password to work on the file. Now ...
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What is the difference between the STT and MTT in USB 2.0 interface?

What is pins difference of USB2.0 device in case of STT and MTT? A "Single-TT" hub (also called "per hub") device has one TT in the controller, and a "Multi-TT" hub (also ...
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Installing Ubuntu over Windows - not detecting SSD

I had Windows 11 on my laptop until it decided to have BSOD every 5 minutes. I tried to check if the OS was a problem and then I booted into a live USB and everything went smoothly. However, when I ...
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How to automatically mount a removable USB device in a Docker Desktop Linux container

Problem: I want to run a Linux container via Docker Desktop, and have a removable device (e.g. USB stick) automatically mount within the container, when it's inserted. Up until now, I've been using ...
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What is the advisable unplugging procedure when using an external NVMe PCIe SSD drive via USB?

From a broken laptop computer, I removed the SSD and installed it in an external drive enclosure that supports NVMe and PCIe and attached it via a USB cable. I briefly looked at the directory ...
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Rog Strix Scar III (G531GV) - No video signal to external monitor through USB3.1C port (DisplayPort)

As title says, I own a ROG Strix Scar III (G531GV 2019 model) and I want to connect on it two external monitors, first one through the HDMI port with an HDMI to HDMI cable (works without any problems) ...
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How to solve blue screen issue coming even after using a USB media?

I have an HP-i3-7th bought in 2018. I had dual booted it 4 years ago with Win default and Ubuntu secondary. A year ago it started malfunctioning because the boot would not work properly. If Ubuntu is ...
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Can i use this to power my router via power bank

My power bank is redmi 18w 20000mah It has 12v ==1.5a output, so can I use this cable to power the 12v router
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TP-Link USB hub not working properly on my Asus Zenbook 14

Last week I bought a usb 3.0 hub from tplink which offers 3 usb 3 ports and a gigabit internet port. I connected the hub to my Asus Zenbook 14 UM3402YAR laptop. After I wanted to test if the wired ...
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Whenever I record or listen with earphones, there is a constant sound that can be heard

I have noticed a weird constant sound that can be heard when wearing earphones or headphones, it's really faint but can be heard. It's not a buzzing sound or static sound. It's something electric type....
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USB Keyboard Disconnects Randomly Every Few Days

So, I'm on my PC, everything works fine for a few days, then suddenly, I hear the hardware disconnect sound, and my keyboard becomes completely unresponsive. The lights on the keyboard stay on, but ...
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KVM Input issues - is my motherboard broken?

I'm trying to diagnose a problem with USB input through a KVM. I have two computers and a KVM: PC 1: A laptop running linux PC 2: A desktop dual-booting linux and windows 10 KVM: HDMI+USB, outputs ...
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Laptop connected with HP USB-C Dock G5 cannot shut down properly

I use an HP USB-C Dock G5(S/N: 5CG321Z29T) with my Dell Latitude 5531 laptop. Specifications below, OS: Windows 10 Pro OS Version: 22H2 RAM: 32GB I connected the dock to the USB-C port of the laptop....
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Backing up on external exFAT HDD via USB using rsync is extremely slow (20kB/s)

I am backing up my machine on an external HDD hard-drive of 2TB formated in exFAT via USB using rsync on Ubuntu 22.04 and the file is extremely slow (sometimes stuck at 20kB/s for several seconds). ...
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Lost USB connection on Windows 11

So I just bought a KVM switch for my desktop gaming pc and work laptop (both with windows 11). Everything was going great, I test both sides and it works. But after 3-4 switches between laptop and ...
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My laptop (a Dell Inspiron) has started boot looping after I Connected a 12v power source to my Arduino that was connected to my laptop [closed]

My Dell Inspiron has started boot looping after I connected a 12v power source to my Arduino that was connected to my laptop. I was trying to run a DC motor using the L293D motor controller, and I was ...
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Different Type-C Cables and Connection Issues with Samsung Galaxy S24 Using ADB tool

I have two Type-C USB charging cables: Cable A and Cable B. Cable A is thicker than Cable B in appearance. Devices used to test apps: 1.Samsung Galaxy S24 2.Google Pixel 7 Pro Problem: When using the ...
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How to dock and wake Windows laptop without opening it?

I want to plug in the dock (with the dongle for my wireless keyboard) and then wake up my Windows laptop with the keyboard. If the dock/dongle is connected to my laptop before the laptop goes to sleep,...
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My SSD is disconecting and reconecting imediatly on USB-C

I'm using Linux Mint on a HP Pavilion 17-cd1119nf. Recently, i bought a SSD T7 of samsung. When i plug it on USB-C, it get disconect then imediatly reconect when i'm using it. It can be when i ...
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How to confirm ready state for an external USB disk before attempting other actions

[start of edit 1] Before I plug in my external USB backup drive, my computer is fully booted-up, and I am in my session as root. Because of its location, my USB cord is already plugged in, but I ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 power cable port is loose; what are my options?

My Dell Inspiron 15 laptop power cord has been yanked and jerked so many times that the interior plug has come loose, and now it is increasingly difficult to plug in the power cord. (I suppose that's ...
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Are USB-C keystone modules safe? [closed]

What I basically want to do is the following: Plug a USB cable in my computer. Put the other end of that cable to a USB-C keystone module (which I would have inside a keystone panel). Plug normal ...
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Trying to create a simple DOS boot USB stick [closed]

Pretty simple request. I'd like to make a bootable USB stick that contains DOS files to let me update the BIOS on an old motherboard. I know about DOS boot disks from AllBootDisks - https://www....
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logman trace unusable: no names or "<unknown>" everything

I have a USB device that, only on two specific computers, spontaneously disconnects and then cannot be reconnected to the same computer for a short if arbitrary timespan. Because the device works fine ...
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Logitech H390 Headset yields "Warning! Unlikely big volume range (=2304), cval->res is probably wrong" on Ubuntu 22.04

Good day. My Linux PC drops the Logi headset (Google voice can't see it and Zoom falls back to my PC speaker) On a Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS / kernel 6.5.0-28-generic PC, I get the following output when I ...
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IS there a way to find out the Serial, firmware and OS version of a USB device?

I am using the kernel 5.15 based embedded device; have the requirement to figure out the unique field of a USB device, so that I can distinguish when the same vendor, model USB devices(VID,PID are ...
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Trust alert immediately disappears when connecting iPad to Mac

When connecting an iOS device to a Mac, an alert will pop up on macOS asking whether to trust the external device. This alert, however, only appears for the blink of an eye, for some reason, and then ...
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Can I run a laptop with no OS from a bootable USB thumbdrive

I have a HP Stream 14 with windows 10 that's useless because windows takes up the entire 32 GB hard drive. Can I wipe it and run from a bootable thumb drive?
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The USB mouse is not working after Debian 11 system startup. I gave up

Reconnecting the mouse solves the issue but it's not a solution in the long run. I haven't found the solution that would work for me. Maybe the answer to this question will be a reference to everyone ...
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Present a laptop as a keyboard via usb-c to a raspberry pi

I have a laptop (dual boot linux/windows, if this could help, and with both usb-a and -c ports). I also have a raspberry pi 5 (I just received this starter pack for my 42th birthday). I don't have a ...
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USB became read-only after using dd to flash a Linux ISO

I recently used the dd command to flash a Linux ISO to my USB drive. After doing so, the USB drive has become read-only. I suspect that using dd might have caused this issue, as suggested in this ...
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Ellipse Pro Issues since Driver Upgrade

Back in '21 downloaded the latest driver Eaton UPS Companion (deprecated link now) for the 5S 1200AU (P348G35D92), and received the following error on this rig with W10 20H2: There was also a hang-...
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Do files get temporarily stored in the RAM when transferring data from one USB flash drive to another using a computer?

The title pretty much says it. Or in other words, would someone be able to track the files or file names that were transferred from one USB flash drive to another (through the RAM of the computer)?
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How to reach the maximum bandwidth on many USB drives?

I have many (~60 at now) external USB drives which I need to occasionally, but regularly, connect to one Linux workstation because I need to run a sanity check program on data saved on them. I don't ...
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How does one convert LBA to CHS with regards to USBs whereupon the format is inapplicable?

I should like to manually write the partition table of the MBR (master boot record): the first sector of a drive. Bytes 2 through 4 require one to find out the CHS (Cylinder-Head-Sector) Address. But, ...
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Monitor on usb-c automatically reduced resolution

My current setup is using an HP Omen laptop (full specs below) which has a USB-C port and an HDMI port. For years I have been running two monitors on 2560x1440 resolution by plugging one monitor ...
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Local smart card reader / USB passthrough with RDP to VM

I have a virtual machine set up for online banking and want to pass a smart card reader that is connected to my local machine to the virtual machine. Both machines are running the latest Win 11 Pro ...
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USB 2.0 WiFi Adapter Speed Interpretation

Many USB 2.0 WiFi dongles, such as the Archer T3U Nano by TP-Link, are associated with claims such as: Nano Sized USB Adapter - AC1300 Dual band for fast and high speed Wi-Fi connection (867 Mbps on ...
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Shared printer over WiFi through USB connected laptop

2 Dell laptops, windows 10. Brother printer connects to one of the laptops through USB only. Both laptops installed with Brother driver and through USB they work fine. Both have network discovery ...
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