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USB in Windows depends on system disc being master

After changing one HDD I accidentally connected my hard drives in reverse order, so non-system HDD became master and SSD with the system became slave. The interesting thing is, as I started the ...
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Internal card reader fails after upgrade to Windows 10 - “Device could not be migrated”

I have just upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, everything went smoothly except for one thing: My internal card reader mostly stopped working - it doesn't recognize any card that I can insert into ...
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Verizon USB551L 4G Stick on Linux

I have been trying to get a Verizon USB551L 4G USB Stick working on Debian Linux. I have been able to get it to connect, but it always disconnects after 10 secs to 2.5 minutes, then it cannot connect ...
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After plugging in a USB device, Win7 severely slows. What causes this and how could it be fixed?

This is the second PC undergoing this condition, both running Win7. On PC1 a Logitech device was connected through USB before installing it's branded driver (allowing windows to auto-install it), and ...
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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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USBProber replacement in El Capitan

There used to be a useful utility called USBProber for OS X, but I can no longer locate it. I am assuming it has been replaced by another utility, but I am not sure what Apple replaced it with or ...
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CPU Whine with USB mouse inserted while on battery

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E520 that emits a high pitched whine from the top lefthand area of the keyboard when a 2.4ghz wireless USB mouse is inserted. The sound is a lot louder while on battery ...
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Peer-to-peer networking using USB 3.0

Has anyone tried USB 3.0 based peer-to-peer networking? I tried connecting my PC and laptop via the USB 3.0. Neither of the them were able to detect the other. Check the USB driver update - the ...
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USB Legacy Support, Memtest86+ reboot, and booting from usb flash:

I'm having issues with my rig so I decided I probably should do a full hardware sanity check. I always start with Memtest86+, the very latest version. I discovered that my computer resets while ...
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How to connect to Linux USB serial gadget using Mac OS X?

I have an embedded device, on which I use the USB gadget USB interface to either make it available as a mass storage device, or enable access over USB serial using the g_serial module. While I can ...
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Bypassing user account setup in windows 7

Edit: Solved! I made a fresh drive clone, ran sysprep /audit /generalize /shutdown, swapped to the target system, booting into windows 10 and used regedit to load the win7 software hive, set registry ...
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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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Computer only boots when my phone is plugged in?

I'm aware it's common for computers to have booting trouble because of USB devices. I have the opposite problem. My computer will not turn on unless my phone is plugged in. If I try to turn my ...
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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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Can I somehow speed up Windows's USB Plug n play function (on a USB Hub/switch)?

I'm using a KVM-switch like setup to share my keyboard and mouse between a Windows machine and a Linux machine. I have a Logitech Mouse and Corsair (K95-RGB) Keyboard (ironically both devices made ...

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