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Is there a performance difference between SD MicroSD adaptor vs USB MicroSD adaptor?

My take is that theoretically there shouldn't be any difference which adapter you choose - in both cases the speed will be limited by that of the microSD. In practice, small differences may be caused ...
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Is there a performance difference between SD MicroSD adaptor vs USB MicroSD adaptor?

To understand differences in performance in these two cases, you need to consider the hardware involved and the corresponding data path. To function, a SD (or microSD) card must have a SD controller. ...
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Why is my USB recognized only for couple of seconds?

I don't want to be a party pooper but the UFD is probably failing (the NAND). Do NOT run chkdsk or anything else that potentially writes to the drive, repairs the drive etc.. This is golder rule when ...
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SuperSpeed USB Port causes power surge on external Harddrive?

There is no point in trying to "fix" a dead disk, because most likely you won't succeed. This is a hardware error that you cannot fix with software or drivers. It's possible that the hub is ...
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fdisk doesn't complete and hangs on a USB drive

For me, I needed to force a rescan of the disks attached to the system as explained here, e.g.: echo "- - -" >> /sys/class/scsi_host/host_0/scan
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How to boot an USB without acces to the BIOS

What you can do is use the "frugal install" option of unetbootin (source: https://github.com/unetbootin/unetbootin/wiki/installmodes). You can then boot the iso file from the harddrive ...
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How to identify physical disks in Linux RAID

I wrote an answer, but have since found out that using the lsblk UUID_SUB value it NOT a solution. A recent disk failure event has shown me UUID_SUB doesn't seem to be attached to the disk partition's ...
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How to identify physical disks in Linux RAID

Use lsblk -S to map each device to the disk's serial number (or WWN if you add -o +wwn). The USB hub paths displayed by lsusb.py -ci or udevadm info /dev/sdd | grep ID_PATH= should have a fixed ...
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Windows XP Pro x64 will not complete installation via USB (can't find NT5INF.CAT)

Leaving the installation USB in but booting from the hard disk worked for me. I'm guessing the second part of the setup (after the first restart) still needs access to some of the files on the ...
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DIN 5 keyboard to USB?

In a stroke of retroness, I have a device which requires a 5Din keyboard. I have a PS2 (male) to USB A (female) adapter and a PS2 to AT adapter on the way. Here's hoping I didn't wast my $12... ...
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3.5" HDD spinning up via usb adapter but not via sata

What you have done is called shucking a hard drive. What you have, most probably, is called the 3.3V Pin Issue. There are many ways online dealing with it.
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Does USB-C hub need external power?

FYI, Belkin type C hub AVC009 supports power delivery, (see https://item.jd.com/100039513864.html#crumb-wrap), obviating the external power requirement.
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boot laptop from cloned hard drive attached to USB

Each laptop/PC needs to be setup for external boot via USB. Here is an example on how to boot Dell Lattitude 7300 with all firmware tweaks.. ################################## Turn on (or restart) ...
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USB Selective Suspend causes keyboard to miss keys and USB hubs, eGPU, and docs to disconnect

I have the same issue but with logitech mouse over bluetooth. Also running windows 11, no issues on previous windows.
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How to speed up rsync?

I made the rsync to my locally attached USB drives run ten times as fast by doing the following sudo sysctl -w vm.dirty_bytes=50331648 sudo sysctl -w vm.dirty_background_bytes=16777216 I don't need ...
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Epson printer as a removable device in the notification area?

if you eject it from the safely remove icon, it will tell you that the "usb composite device" is safe to remove. open the device manager, look under usb devices for the usb composite device ...
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a usb flash drive shows sandrive.lnk when i mount it

If your computers are all on the same local area network (LAN), then the solution is simple, NOTE: for all the links, right click on it and select "open in new tab", or you will lose this ...
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Direct connection to USB-C docking station reports "Not enough USB controller resources" while attaching an additional USB hub works fine

Thank you @andree, your post helped me fix my issue. I am also using an HP G5 USB-C dock and was experiencing the same problem. Connecting the devices into a similar USB 3.0 hub allowed for my headset ...
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ESP32 UART device mounts to /dev/ttyUSB0 but immediately unmounts on Linux

The issue turned out to be with brltty. As I do not use a braille display, I simply disabled the brltty systemd service with sudo systemctl mask brltty.path as explained here. I found a similar ...
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Windows MediaCreation corrupted my USB drive and now it has no media

Media Creation Tool did not corrupt your USB key, and even if it might have, there's no proof one way or another. What is the most likely scenario is that your USB drive is aging, and this act was it'...
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windows 11: is there a limit to the number of USB devices?

The Solution: branch wide, not deep @harrymc Correctly answered the question: the USB topology was "too deep" which limited the number of endpoints. Previously, I had four 7-port USB ...
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Confused by plug?

Standard un-negotiated* power draw for USB 2 is 500mA. The speaker is trying to draw too much & either hasn't negotiated for a higher value or the charger simply cannot provide it; or [highly ...
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What can ISP see?

The modem is aware of your local network and all external communications. The ISP knows all your external communications and whatever the router has communicated to it. The rest depends on whether ...
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How to prevent creation of "System Volume Information" folder in Windows 10 for USB flash drives?

I believe I may have just solved 2 problems, which is that in many cases you need Windows Search running (so you can use the Windows Media Player Service) and also want to keep S.V.I. folders off ...
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windows 11: is there a limit to the number of USB devices?

It might be that you are encountering the limitation of your USB root host controller as regarding endpoints. This is a hardware limitation that is not related to your operating system. Each USB ...
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How do I transfer 148GiB files from an Android phone to a computer?

If you have adb installed in your PC and USB debugging enabled in your Android device, it will be easy. First download ADB: From this official link Install it and launch it Write: adb devices to see ...
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How do I transfer 148GiB files from an Android phone to a computer?

What I do when faced with this situation is to transfer the files overnight over WiFi. There are some apps that specialise in this, but most are proprietary and kinda complicated. So I just have an ...
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How do I transfer 148GiB files from an Android phone to a computer?

Install ADB drivers for your device, enable ADB. Start command prompt in the target folder, to be copied into Run adb pull /storage/emulated/0 .. As pull uses lower level file copy mechanism, there ...
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How do revised versions of USB ports transfer data faster under the same number of pins e.g. USB 1.0 to 2.0

How do upgraded revisions of the same port (e.g. USB 1.0 is the exact same port as USB 3.0) transfer more data, without the addition of more pins? Assuming you mean USB 2.0, it uses different ...
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How do revised versions of USB ports transfer data faster under the same number of pins e.g. USB 1.0 to 2.0

There is a negotiation that takes place (typically in hardware by the use of resistors). https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/225424/usb-1-0-host-speed-negotiation-to-usb-2-0-device has a ...
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Why does my computer go "New USB device" every time I plug one into a different port?

It doesn't do this if the device has a serial number. But why do Windows drivers assign child devices with different instance IDs when they appear on different ports such that when you plug a USB ...
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How do I transfer 148GiB files from an Android phone to a computer?

I found that using a FTP server on my phone and transfer the files via FTP worked much faster than USB (because it's USB 2.0 with horrible MTP). And all new files also showed up instantly which they ...
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How do I transfer 148GiB files from an Android phone to a computer?

about half of them are JPEG screenshots, all of these screenshots are less than 1MiB in size This is a significant contributor to the issue. There is overhead with each individual file that you write ...
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USB NIC not initialized on boot

It's one of those weird USB devices that at first present themselves as a virtual CD-ROM device containing a Setup.exe for Windows drivers, unless the NIC-specific driver is already loaded and uses ...
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How to identify USB webcam by serial number from the Linux command line

You may also be able to look at them under /dev/v4l/by-id which includes the short serial. ls -l /dev/v4l/by-id/ | sort
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How do I transfer 148GiB files from an Android phone to a computer?

Don't do it all at once. Do it in tranches of 8GB. Then plan to have a window. By all means stage it to a card first. 4.5 hours is not a long time. 2 games on Steam. Windows feature updates take that ...
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How do I transfer 148GiB files from an Android phone to a computer?

If both the computer port and the phone has USB3 the problem is maybe not related to USB but the speed of the flash memory. If the flash memory is not fast enough at reading the data it won't help if ...
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How do I transfer 148GiB files from an Android phone to a computer?

As said, if your phone only supports USB2, that's all you're going to get. Your options as I see it: Wait for windows. Try linux. (It has less bloat/overhead and generally handles files better - but ...
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How do I transfer 148GiB files from an Android phone to a computer?

According to specifications at GSMArena, your phone only has a USB 2.0 port. The highest operating mode in common between a USB 3.0 port on one end and a USB 2.0 port on the other end is still just ...
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Bios recognizes USB drive and partitions, but won’t boot from it

Disable Secure Boot & Enable CSM Go into your BIOS Disable Secure Boot, Save, Reboot Go into your BIOS Enable CSM, Save, Reboot Boot from USB Also, try a different USB key and manufacturer
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Shutdown vs Restart - Detecting a USB device

Windows 10 and 11 use Windows Fast Start, which essentially makes start-up after a normal shutdown a "resume from hibernation" using a hibernation image of a system that's just been booted ...
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avrdude: /dev/ttyACM0 issue with changing permissions

I had the same issue, I removed the tlp package and this problem is gone.
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Programatically connect and disconnect USB devices to Guest in VMware Workstation

Easiest would be if you had one particular USB controller card that you could blacklist from the host, and passthrough to the guest.
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