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

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Privent end user doing format laptop by USB for laptops that inside domain

We are an organisation and have laptops inside our domain so I need a way to prevent end users from formatting the PC that they received from IT support by keeping the USB port working fine to ...
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GNU/Guix USB .iso boot failure

I created a - what I believed to be - bootable GNU-Guix USB. Selected USB as priority startup device. I get a Grub Rescue screen. On that screen I can ls two partitions - hd0, and hd1. I'm certain the ...
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Windows 10 Boot from USB stuck

I've downloaded the windows.iso file and used rufus to burn a Windows image on the go to a portable USB Drive. When it was finished, I unplugged and re-plugged the USB into my computer. I used SHIFT+...
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If USB is a bus why are there no passive hubs?

I know that on a bus one data line can be used by many devices without the need for a switch. For example to a wireless network you can add as many devices as you want without the need for a switch. ...
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Unable to charge HP Envy Intel i7 11th gen with Comsol 25600 power brick

I purchased and HP laptop as above. The battery won't get through a full day on a charge, so I purchased a Comsol power bank. I have contacted Comsol and have been told that it should charge a laptop ...
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Is USB 3 dual role a hardware or software configuration or both?

So, on USB 2 OTG, in order for OTG support to be enabled, the USB port and the USB controller had to be built for it. This hardware distinction is made very deliberately on devices that carry it. For ...
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Shutdown for X time / USB device stop

Is there a way to shut Windows down for 5 min remotely? I have a conference room where the camera stops working and the onsite tech needs to go unplug the USB to resume operation. Just curious if I ...
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Cannot map USB device with the docker container on Linux

I cannot map my usb device with the docker container. $ ls -l /dev/ttyUSB0 crw-rw---- 1 root dialout 188, 0 nov 27 09:28 /dev/ttyUSB0 $ groups adm dialout sudo audio kvm lpadmin docker I mapped ...
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USB ports in computer displays

Many computer displays are have one USB in port and two USB out ports, maybe even more. Is that generally effectively a USB hub that does not get power from the rest of display hardware? Can I assume ...
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Confirmed working Windows 10 USB, BIOS settings, and repaired boot. Why won't Windows 10 USB boot?

I have a bootable Windows 10 USB stick that does not boot from my desktop. In the BIOS settings, I can see the USB stick listed. I select it for boot override, and then the screen goes black for a few ...
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how do you create a bootable usb? [duplicate]

quick version i have the windows me ISO and i wanna put it on a usb but i dont know how to make the usb bootable? i think you just need to format the usb drive but i need help thanks
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v4l2 camera device ID keeps changing after streaming for an extended period of time

I am trying to stream video with multiple cameras on the Jetson Nano Developer Kit. While streaming for a longer period of time, one of the cameras randomly kept freezing. So I checked the available ...
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USB dongle refuses to work on startup when in USB dock

I have a wireless headset with a USB-C dongle. I bought a USB-Hub so that I do not have to plug it into my laptop where it takes up either my only thunderbolt port or a USB port. It works well, but ...
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How to measure USB port real-world speed? and not USB device speed

Using Kubuntu 22.04.1 At back of desktop computer there are two blue USB ports with Type-A connectors. Theoretical speed command 1: lsusb -t Bus 02.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=xhci_hcd/4p, ...
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Can't boot from a USB stick to install Windows 7 Pro on Asus K55N

I have been at this since the 19th when all I wanted to do was downgrade from Win 7 Ultimate to Win 7 Pro. I hired someone who said his software could do it and it couldn't. Then he wanted to reformat ...
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Initiate sleep power state on PC from USB

I have been looking at designing an external pcb to turn on and off the PC, and lately I have been thinking of ways to improve this construction. After a few quick googles searches I found you could ...
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What kind of cable do I need to connect a Toshiba MK1237GSX hard drive to another computer?

The connection on it seen in the picture seems different than the usual SATA connection and I can't find anything like it online. My old laptop won't turn on anymore and I was hoping to easily get a ...
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Why does my USB hard drive pause operation when my Linux account times out and locks?

Why does my USB hard drive pause operation when my Linux account times out and locks? Whenever my Linux desktop screen locks, it seems to pause operation on whatever its doing, and continue once I ...
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USB 3 to SATA adapter: ASM1153 vs ASM225 performance?

So I just got two 16TB Seagate Exos drives that I need to attach to my computer via USB. I have a couple of old Seagate Expansion enclosures from shucked 6TB drives - I tried them and they worked fine....
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Limitation of speed of data transfer between two external HDs on the same USB port

I have the following itens: MacBook Air M1 (with 2 USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)) 2 identical external hard drivers with 2TB and USB-A 3.0 USB adapter/dongle USB-A 3.0 to USB-C 3.0 My questions are:...
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Using ffmpeg to record two video inputs into one file

I am working on a few strings of commands in order to allow me to record gameplay footage to my PC, I've figured out quite a number of things, purely through trial and error, but have ran into a bit ...
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USB extension cable drops external USB disk speed

I have a (new) Seagate USB 3.0 4 TB disk here. Without extension cable I have about 100 MB/s read speed. But when I use a (quite new) Amazon Basics 2m USB extension cable it drops to 40 MB/s. As far ...
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Monitor Thunderbolt 3/4 power & data throughput

I know there is hardware for checking the stats of USB ports, which you plug in between the port and an attached device which displays the power flow between the two devices or voltage and current and ...
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USB Ports are not working in BIOS

I have a Lenovo H530S desktop with 6 USB Ports. 2 USB 2.0 (Black) Ports at the front, 2 USB 3.0 (Blue) Ports and 2 USB 2.0 (Black) Ports at the rear. Only 1 USB 2.0 (Black) Port is working in BIOS or ...
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Charge power bank from ThinkPad tablet?

While plugged into mains, can I tell my ThinkPad Tablet X1 3rd Gen to charge my Nitecore NB2000 power bank instead of my power bank charging my tablet? It is running Windows 10 Pro.
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Internal RD1000 devices are Dell proprietary?

I recently purchased two Dell RD1000 devices, one internal and one external. The external RD1000 connects via USB to the computer without problems, however the internal RD1000 via SATA is not ...
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Safe USB HDD eject from cli (raid on top)

I have 6 USB HDDs which i use to store a externel backup of my homeserver. Over the HDDs is a Linux Software RAID5. What is the correct way to "stop everything" and eject the HDDs safe so i ...
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Is pass-thru tethering for my camera possible?

I'm interested in knowing if there are ways to effectively tee the input of a tethered camera. I want to be able to connect to a SBC (aka RaspPi) from my camera, and then to my laptop from my SBC. I ...
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Connecting second monitor to Asus vivobook

I have ASUS vivobook with HDMI and USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports 5Gbit (superspeed) and compatibility with Tunderbolt 3 interface. I connect one external monitor over normal HDMI port. Now I ...
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Hard drive not spinning properly in external USB case

I have two disks that I'd like to use inside a cheap USB 2.0 case. I can use the first one just fine, when I plug it the hard start spinning nicely and the disk eventually shows up on my computer. ...
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Bootable USB doesn't show up when used normally in windows

I have a bootable USB with Gentoo Linux on it. My PC regularly uses windows. When I try to plug in my bootable USB to Windows like a normal USB, it doesn't show up in the files. It makes the normal ...
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Trying to safely eject a removable USB stick using a cmd one-liner

I've found an one-liner that should eject my USB stick when used in cmd window: powershell -command "(New-Object -comObject Shell.Application).NameSpace(17).ParseName('F:').InvokeVerb('Eject')&...
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All USB Devices randomly disconnecting and reconnecting

For seemingly no reason, all of my usb devices disconnect and reconnect. I dont know why it happens, but when I'm playing games suddenly all devices, including my headset and mouse disconnect and ...
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How do I connect a PCIe x4 NVMe 1.4 M.2-SSD to a USB-A Port?

I've got a Corsair MP600 PRO XT. This SSD has some Ransomware on it that probably encrypted the whole disk, even the OS Folders and files, so when I start my Computer I basically can't do anything I ...
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What is SWD\WPDBUSENUM\{ID} in Event viewer DriverFrameworks-UserMode?

I was tracing USB connection log with Event Viewer. So usually the log is about USB type device but I found this: The UMDF Host Process ({8d3f38d1-e441-486f-8564-29dd1d6f2c3d}) has been asked to load ...
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Windows freezes when formatting a USB as a virtual box

I'm trying to format a USB on Windows 10. When I try and format the USB Windows freezes? I'm also doing this on Windows in a Virtual Box, with a MacBook Pro (2015 intel i7) running Monterey as the ...
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How to automate powering of a USB port?

The Problem I have a bonkers KVM switch configuration to control 4 monitors across 2 PCs and a raspberry pi, and due to the nature of my configuration one of my monitors occasionally needs to have a ...
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ISY IKE-5000 keyboard only lighting up when connecting to a USB charger port

Whenever i connect my ISY IKE-5000 keyboard to ANY computer with USB 2.0 or 3.1 ports, the keystrokes work correcly but i can barely see the keys as there are no lights, when there should be. I have ...
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Soldering another USB Female Port to existing Female USB Port

I have a device that can give only gives out power to the USB socket, I want to add another USB port onto this but I was wondering if it can do that without affecting performance or without it ...
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Can I soldier directly a USB female to a motherboard?

I've got a to make a refurbished pc to my sister in law and she wants 6 USB 2 ports on the back of the computer. I have 4 available USB 2 front IO ports on the ASRock b85m-dgs the computer case ...
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How to indicate to Ventoy (Bootable USB) to ignore some content in the pen drive?

For some laptops where do not exist the CD-ROM, for boot purposes can be used Ventoy A New Bootable USB Solution - sadly so far is mandatory apply just only once time a formatting process to the pen ...
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Run a 5K and a 4K monitor via a Thunderbolt 4 hub without DSC

My question is rather simple. I am wondering if I can run a 5K display (LG UltraFine 5K) and a 4K display (Dell U2720Q) using a Thunderbolt 4 hub (something like CalDigit's Thunderbolt 4 Element) on a ...
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Lenovo ideapad gaming 3 is my laptop, using a zebronics usb hub zeb100hb. It only delivers power to the devices connected but doesnt recognise inputs

I am using my laptop lenovo ideapad gaming 3, while connecting my usb hub, it doesnt work as its supposed to, it only delivers power to devices connected and doesnt take their input such as a mice or ...
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Blue Screen of Death while formatting corrupted USB drive [duplicate]

I was trying to flash Linux Mint on my 32GB Sandisk USB Drive using BalenaEtcher. But whenever I try to start flashing, my system crashes immediately with the following code on BSOD: Stop code: ...
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Easycap USB drivers not working at Windows 10

I installed driver and software from DVD-ROM, in Device Manager, it shows have 2 devices as following image: I don't know what is SMS/MMS device. USB 2.0 Video Capture Controller always not working, ...
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USB KVM corrupting page files?

I have three computers hooked up to a 4-way USB KVM switch - two Windows laptops and a Mac tower. One of the laptops has periodically experienced a bluescreen with a FAULTY_HARDWARE_CORRUPTED_PAGE ...
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The USB port only recognizes a WD Elements hard drive

On my laptop I have a USB port that only works with a WD hard drive, I tried to connect another device such as a mouse, keyboard, USB memory and nothing, the strange thing is that in the device ...
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Send data from barcode reader via usb cable to another computer

I am trying to catch data from a barcode reader (Xenon 1900) [bcr] on laptop1 and have it transmitted to another laptop2 using usb as a serial, but the port is always connected. Device Manager with ...
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IBM Thinkpad T43 boot USB not detected

Yes, it is a positively ancient 32 bits laptop, but the library it's used in has no money for anything better, and well, it works as a simple internet box. I managed to install a few versions of Linux ...
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disk is inaccessible in windows and can't format because its write protected [duplicate]

something is wrong with my USB flash drive , when I plug it in I get the E:\ is inaccessible error saying I have to format it if I want to use it but when I try to format it it says that my disk is ...

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