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

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How do I fix “A USB port reset request failed.” for all USB devices connected

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad S430 with an Intel 4000, 7 series chipset. This is running Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit. My USB ports began to have trouble recognising when I connected devices around a month or ...
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usb3 device detected but not it’s block device

when I plug a usb 3 device on a usb 3 port on devuan, I have only this message from dmesg :[354063.866359] usb 1-4: new high-speed USB device number 10 using xhci_hcd[354064.050880] usb 1-4: New ...
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Reverse USB Tethering of Android Marshmallow phone to allow sharing PC internet with my Android version 6 Phone

ProblemMy Windows 10 PC has an Internet connection. My Android phone does not have Internet connection. Almost every suggestion on the internet is too old to work. QuestionHow can I share my PC'...
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ddrescue from drive intermittantly cutting out, ways to automate power cycling via software?

Have a failed Windows/NTFS drive. I was able to connect to another PC via USB-to-IDE cable and recover most of the drive with a Knoppix 7.2 LiveUSB and ddrescue/ddrutitliy. I've recovered most ...
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Make USB virtual COM device persistent through reboots

EDIT: Having rethought the issue, perhaps my question can be summarized like this: Is there an existing COM terminal type program that will automatically detect when a COM port becomes unavailable and ...
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How do I disable a bluetooth adapter and install a new one in ubuntu?

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on a Macbook Pro (8.2). I have a faulty bluetooth antenna that I am not interested in paying to fix. In windows I have a usb bluetooth dongle and I just keep the built in ...
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How do I repair/recover “RAW” usb drive partition?

Something happened to one of my USB drives. When I connect it my computer, Windows thinks that it's "RAW", and asks me to format it. But it should be FAT32, and chock full of files.I looked in ...
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Windows Server 2003 hangs when I plug in any external drive. How can I prevent this?

I have to back up a 50 gig file to an external drive weekly. If I plug it into USB, the server hangs (nonresponsive explorer etc). Tried 2 different drives with same result.Googling suggests this is ...
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Allow USB device access from SSH session

I am trying to set up a RaspberryPI 3 connected to a Canon EOS 350D (Rebel TX for American friends) for a timelapse using gphoto2.Everything works perfectly locally (monitor and keyboard connected ...
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How can I disable a specific USB device on boot in Linux?

I have a malfunctioning USB device that causes the following error on boot:xhci_hcd 0000:00:14.0: Timeout while waiting for setup device commandxhci_hcd 0000:00:14.0: Timeout while waiting for ...
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How to clone USB(MTP) device

I have two identical USB/MP3 players. One is corrupted (removed w/o unmounting). I would like to fix the corrupted device by cloning the working device.The corrupted device reports this in /var/...
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Can an USB port be slower for not being properly plugged to the mobo?

A while ago, I built my own PC from scratch, and assembled it myself. When I was assembling it, the cable that connected the USB ports on top of the case was almost too short, so I had to stretch it ...
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I'm unable to browse an external HDD on a Windows 10 laptop but can mount and view the files on Ubuntu & Android

The NTFS formatted hard-drive shows up ‘Local Disk (F:)’ in Explorer. When trying to open it, the error window states: F:\ is not accessible.The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable....
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Why do the same files show as different sizes on a USB and the hard drive?

I copied the folder on the right (which is on a flash drive) to my desktop (the folder on the left). Both have the same number of items, and there were no errors during the copy so I'm assuming that ...
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Bluetooth pairing with another device

Given: usb bluetooth dongle paired with with BT speakers using computer.Will dongle connect to speakers automatically when used in another computer?
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Windows 10 will not boot unless I unplug wireless Logitech Mouse USB receiver

yesterday, I updated my Windows 10 x64 Build 1607 installation, and after the updates were finished, I decided to manually reboot. That took me to a black screen with a set of white circles rotating ...
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Troubleshooting a “this device cannot start. (code 10)” error

I have a USB stick that, once inserted into my Windows 7 computer, gives this error and cannot be used. It works normally on other computers (Linux and Windows 7); other USB sticks work normally on ...
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Unable to install OS on ProBook 430 G3 driver required

I'm getting a message 'Load Driver''A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please insert it now.'I've read that it's due to ...
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Transferring large file to/from USB drive causes system to hang until transfer is done

I have a box running Ubuntu 16.04 server. It has an internal SATA hard drive with the OS on it, and an attached USB 3 hard drive which I use for storage of large/long term files. A lot of times, this ...
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SSD HD works for 10 seconds and shuts down

I used Samsung MZ7LN256HCHP SSD Hard-Drive for quite a while. Yesterday it broke.It didn't turned on the operation system (windows 10) and just stuck on loading.On rare cases it did turned it on, ...
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USB port seemingly damaged, but USB devices work when a USB extension is plugged into the seemingly damaged port

Alright, I know this sounds crazy, but this was what I experienced.Basically this particular port, which I have been using for my mouse served me quite well. Until just a few moments ago.At first ...
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“Unrecognized USB device” SATA-to-USB? Forceably assign driver to device?

Every time I plug this thing in, regardless of what harddrive I use, it says "unrecognized USB device" on this system; however, the device works on other win 7 systems. Why does this PC hate my SATA-...
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Why does the computer not shut down when “Deep sleep” is enabled?

I have a custom-built computer based on an ASRock motherboard, and both Linux Mint 17.2 and Windows 10 installed.When I shut down the computer, from either OS, the USB devices remain on. I'd rather ...
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USB hub registers hidden keyboard

I bought a 4 port USB 2.0 hub with some strange behaviourWhen I plug it in I get the following dmesg output:[141240.998931] usb 1-5: new full-speed USB device number 32 using xhci_hcd[141241....
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Any way to “reboot” a USB port on a Mac Mini?

I have an IR Toy attached to my Mac Mini and it works but if I do not interact with it for awhile, it will not be reachable. I use the Mac Mini as a server and have turned off sleeping in Energy Saver ...
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Laptop died after using a SATA/IDE USB hard drive converter

So I think I have done something very bad, I have a HP laptop and wanted to recover some data from some old SATA and IDE drives.I Bought this http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00VR52ZZ0?psc=1&...
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Wireless USB adapter suddenly very slow

I have been using my wireless adapter fine for about 2-3 years on my Windows 7 PC, but a few days ago the internet became extremely sluggish, and no attempt to power on/off, re-plug, or fully re-...
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How to connect my Hyper-V VM to a USB tablet (or device in general)?

This question might look like a duplicate but I checked and actually this should not be the case. Here I want to be able to connect a USB device (not a hard drive, but a tablet, a phone or an mp3 ...
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Windows 8 “Device Setup” process stuck without further progress

After plugging-in of an USB device, standard window with progress bar appears. The problem I experience is that it gets stuck at certain progress and doesn't continue no matter how long I wait....
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How to fix the COM port name for USB serial port in Windows 7?

I am using USB-to-Serial port adapter in Windows 7 notebook. The model as seen in Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers is named as Profilic USB-to-Serial Comm Port. When ...
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mounting a multi-drive USB enclosure in linux

I have a OWC Mercury Elite 2-bay USB drive enclosure (OWCMEPT934AL2C). I have it set on "individual" settings for the disks, so the 2 disks show up as two separate drives on my Mac (no raid, or ...
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What is different between XP and Win7 when handling a USB composite device?

I have developed an USB device using a LPC2148 and the LPCUSB USB stack. It works well when I set it as an HID device (a keyboard), but when I set it as a composite device, storage (SD Flash Card) and ...
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Accept print jobs from serial port, spool to USB printer

I've got a USB printer (HP LaserJet 1018) connected to my Windows 7 desktop. I also have a USB infrared adapter (Actisys ACT-IR224UN-Li) which presents itself as a raw serial port, currently COM3....
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Capturing input from a (proprietary, composite) USB HID

I bought a "Genius Wizard Stick" game controller for PC. It's kind of like a Wii remote, but it's 2.4ghz RF (via its own USB receiver). The plan was to use it for desktop and media control, but it ...
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I have problems booting windows 7 with logitech usb unifying receiver connected

For the last month I have been having problems booting windows 7 when my Logitech unifying receiver is connected. The computer comes on but doesn't even get to the BIOS splash screen and there is no ...
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USB-RS232 serial connection stalls

As a fan of gadgets sometimes I get carried away and this time I bought a Neato XV-11 vacuum bot (which by the way works pretty good).Now there seems to be a firmware upgrade for the device that I ...
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Windows 7 USB network dongle: the device cannot start error code 10

I am experiencing problems with an assex network adapter dongle on Windows 7 Service Pack 1 with all latest drivers installed.After every ACPI shutdown or even sometimes on normal shutdowns from ...
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No power save on external hard drive - How to implement?

I recently bought a new 3.5" USB external hard drive which I thought had a power save feature on it, but it turns out that it doesn't. So whether it's being used or not, it spins, which wouldn't be a ...
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Cant boot UEFI multi-boot USB

Today I tried making an UEFI multiboot flash drive. What I did:Created 4 partitions (Refind + Arch + ElemantaryOS + Ubuntu)Formatted all with FAT32Copied refind to the first partition.Copied ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Odys Winbook 14 - USB booting via uefi not working

I couldn't figure out yet how to install Ubuntu on an Odys Winbook 14.Stats:Intel® Celeron® Quad Core Processor with up to 4x 2,2 GHz Burstspeed35,56 cm (14") 16:9 Full-HD IPS Display (1.920x1....
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Allowing Windows to communicate with USB devices when locked

Using Windows 10, is there an option to let Windows communicate with a USB device when the user account screen is locked?Example:User connects a USB device that has an LED connected to it.User ...
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Very slow USB 3 connection

Is it the case that if I plug in one USB 2 or USB 1 stick into the hub then the entire USB network of the hub will become the lowest speed? Because I get very slow results even though two connected ...
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Using a RCA-to-USB capture device on Linux

I've been handed down a Lexus UR-19 capture/converter device: It has RCA (and S-Video) inputs, connected to some dongle with a USB A male output. I'm guessing it does some sort of simplistic A/D ...
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Can't boot anyting from USB

Somebody gave me a Packard bell ENME69BP with ChromiumOS installed on it so I wanted to change the OS.There's not any option for Legacy boot on the bios (insydeh20 v2.07)I tried to boot multiple ...
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How do I configure Windows 10 to accept multiple USB game controllers?

I have purchased several USB game controllers and wish to use at least 2 of them simultaneously to play a game with friends. The game itself supports up to 4 controllers and I have have no trouble ...
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Webcam only detected through usb hub but not directly

I posted this question first on StackOverflow. I got the hint to post it here with additional information. So here is the updated question.Original question:I tried to connect a usb webcam ...
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avrdude: /dev/ttyACM0 issue with changing permissions

I was using Arduino IDE on my Arch Linux laptop without problems, after some time /months I'm not able to upload the sketch because of permissions:avrdude: ser_open(): can't open device "/dev/...
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Unable to do USB passthrough with QEMU

I have installed virt-mananager and QEMUsudo apt-get -y install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin bridge-utils virt-manager;I also installed sudo apt-get install libusb-devsudo apt-get install ...
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How the enable USB ports on a touch only PC after they were disabled by mistake

By mistake I have disabled the USB ports on my ZedNote i-Life.Nothing working unless touch screen and volume buttons so I can’t log again to BIOS settings to enable it.Is there any way to reset ...
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My mouse as stopped working - cursor does not respond at all but trackpad works (details inside)

I have a secondary computer that I use once a week or so. It runs Win7. Today I booted it up and found that my mouse was not responding at all. The cursor would just stay in the center of the screen. ...

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