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Questions tagged [usb]

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

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Can car usb port absorb energy? [on hold]

Can a car usb port draw power from an item attached to it? For instance a portable battery pack with a 2 way usb-c. could the power pack send power through the usb port to the car ? TRhx
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What is the correct way to turn a second computer into a simple expansion for the first? [on hold]

I have two computers side-by side in the same large case. One is a gaming rig, one is currently just managing case fans and doesn't even have an OS. I have a truly insane number of peripherals. ...
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Why are two-usb heads needed (for external HDD cases)?

I've seen some external hdd-cases(for 2.5 inch) with two-head usb: However, all hdd's are working with 1 usb-head. I know that they are not enough to power 3.5inch hdds, so , what are use of two-usb ...
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How can I use a mouse with another USB receiver dongle of the same model?

I have: A: a working Microsoft Wireless Mouse 3500 + a totally broken USB receiver dongle (in fact I already threw the broken dongle away) B: a not-working-great Microsoft Wireless Mouse 3500 + a ...
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usbmon: command not found

I want to measure speed rate of my usb device. I am trying lot's of ways to do that. One way for example was using wireshark after running: sudo modprobe usbmon And everything seems to be working ...
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Power Surge on Hub Port Windows 7

Long story short I am using an Xbox one controller on my windows 7, and it generally works very well, but today it says "Power Surge on Hub Port", and sometimes it makes my keyboard and mouse freeze ...
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Windows 10 ISO on USB stick won't boot

I've been trying to install Windows 10 on a Thinkpad R60 for two weeks and went through several tutorials on how to create a bootable ISO on Linux/Debian 9. This one finally seemed to work (i.e. ...
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Is there a way to change the mouse settings on ONLY a USB connected mouse?

I have an old IBM Model M13 keyboard with a PS/2-to-USB adapter that has a pointing stick built into it that I like using a lot. However, I think it has some unusual DPI or something because whatever ...
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unable to boot using usb and grub rescue

i had windows 10 and lubuntu dual booted on my laptop. I wanted to try windows xp, so flashed it into a USB and tried to boot from USB using boot options. The laptop did not boot from USB and took me ...
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How can I use a JB Burrows wireless base station with a Logitech mouse?

I bought a JB Burrows wireless mouse a few months ago, and the light defocussed after a while (I think, buttons were fine but tracking only worked on glossy surfaces). I replaced it with a Logitech ...
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How can I get my flash drive to be read properly again? [duplicate]

I have a 32GB flash drive. When I plug it in, it won't show up under devices and drives, but it will show up on control panel under devices and printers as "USB Mass storage device". I right click and ...
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What type of USB cords is used for a MP3 player? [on hold]

Will a micro USB cord on both ends work to download music to my MP3 player from my phone? My phone size of a micro USB cord,but I don't know what size USB cord is for my MP3 player? Ty
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How do I convert a .bin file into a .iso file for usb use

I have a .bin file that I would like to convert to an iso to burn to a usb. The .bin file is clearly bootable; The output of file os-image.bin is ../os-image.bin: DOS/MBR boot sector and I can ...
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USB key with trash and invisible files into it : how?

I have an USB key, FAT formatted, used on a Windows configuration, and as far as I know, a Windows Vista one (this is not my own key). On this key, I have 9 photos. I discovered that the trash ...
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Dongle or hub to pass through power from screen [on hold]

I have an LG 4k USB-C screen that I connect to my 2018 MacBook pro and it simultaneously powers the laptop while getting a 4k signal from the laptop at 60hz. I would like to add a dongle or hub to my ...

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