usb

Forum discussion tagged with usb.
  1. Dasa

    Question Testing USB drive reliability with h2testw ?

    Hello all, I wanted to test a used 16GB Kingston Data Traveler 101 G2 (DT101G2) that shows as 14.4GB I had a feeling (memory) that this exact drive might be too flaky for win image installation, so I found h2testw, since it writes and verify data, exactly what I want. Once test started, I got...
  2. H

    Question Too many USB devices causes BT to disconnect. Install Expansion Card?

    I have a lot of USB devices plugged in to my desktop computer, including a video capture device, and this is causing disruption on my bluetooth-connected keyboard. Yes, to my surprise, I discovered that USB and BT devices share the same underlying bus. My BT keyboard kept disconnecting and...
  3. jameli

    Question Can I plug a docking station to a USB-C 2.0 port to have video output?

    I have an Acer Aspire 5 (model N18Q13), and I would like to use two monitors with it. However, I ran to some problems when I found out that my USB-C apparently does not support video output. This laptop has one 3.1 USB, two 2.01 USB, and one 2.0 USB-C, none of them supports video output...
  4. HarryDrews

    Question Options for Intel-based Z790 Board that prefer USB Port direct to CPU?

    Hello SIRS!! I recently built a gaming PC, and noticed that I experience (what feel like) differing latency on Scuf controller, depending on which USB port I use AND how many of the other USB ports are occupied. I've recently discovered that all of my USB Ports go through the chipset instead...
  5. DeeBeeSee

    Question USB devices only work in bios and recovery environment

    So recently I had this issue where the USB devices only would work in the Bios and recovery environment, but then it's sorta fixed itself. But it is back, and it started when I plugged in a new keyboard and mouse - therefore o found out that the old one still works, but how do I make it so I can...
  6. R

    Question Freshly built PC boots up, ram light on, USB ports not working at all

    I am so embarassed to post this. I need urgent help, and thank you in advance! - PC is freshly built, I think some "mulex" connections i may have done wrong, case vents are on, all leds/rgbs are on, CPU AIO is on (with leds lit), but RAM light from mobo is also on and NO usb is...
  7. H

    Question USB devices dropping out, possible issues with powered USB hub?

    I am experiencing an issue where my devices, when plugged into seemingly any powered usb hub, will drop out, repeat inputs, etc. E.G.: keyboard will repeat a letter until i hit another key. With some of the hubs I've tried, external hard drives will drop out and Windows will report that it can't...
  8. E

    Question 3 Displays running off USB? Is it possible?

    Hi! There is loads of usb "GPU" adapters out there. Now i wonder, if it is possible to use three 1080p 60hz adapters, and use them for multimedia displays (Gaming wont be done on these displays, so latency wont be a problem.) The main problem is, that my pc is 6m+ away from me, and running usb...
  9. das_stig

    Question Audio Sockets

    So, at some point in the future, my AM4 will be replaced, and this got me thinking, is it not time we removed the audio sockets from motherboards and cases. They have served their purpose from the infancy of audio on PC's but surely, we should now move on to something better, now this may be USB...
  10. Calab

    Question USB3 RTL9210A NVME RGB enclosure - no RGB

    I have a USB 3 NVME enclosure that is supposed to have RGB functionality. The hardware ID I get from Windows is USB\VID_0BDA&PID_9210&REV_F001 The only color I see is red, and it blinks while being accessed. Does anyone know of a firmware that I could install to restore the RGB functionality?
  11. P

    Question Help identifying parts

    Hello friends, I would like help identifying a computer hardware part and/or locating where to buy it. I used to have a great place here in Brooklyn called CablesOnline (even though the name says online, they had a great shop in Bay Ridge). However, I need to be pointed in the correct direction...
  12. whatelsematters

    Question Intermittent Keyboard USB Error - "Device Not Recognized"

    Hey team, need some help I'm at a loss- can't seem to get this one figured out. I've got multiple keyboards (both tested in other machines, no errors or weirdness at all) that stop working randomly in Windows. Or at least, mostly randomly. I get a Windows "Device Not Recognized" error, even if...
  13. CherriesNeedsHelp

    Question I spilled a bit of soda on the top vent of my PC, now it doesn't recognize two USBs

    I spilled a small bit of soda on the top of my PC, since it was so little I used compressed air to push it out before it would drip and damage anything. It sounds stupid but it was the first thing that came to mind. It seemed like nothing had changed and it was running fine until my computer...
  14. T

    Question Motherboard USB C not working suddenly

    Motherboard - Z790 Aorus Pro X Windows 11 I have a Razer keyboard that requires both a USB and USB type C connection. It has been working fine, but all of a sudden today, the keyboard is not responding. No lights, no input, nothing. I unplugged both cables and tried on the another USB and USB...
  15. E

    Question USB 10 pin connector on motherboard

    Can I just cut off the extra pin on the motherboard or is there an adapter of some sort so I can connect my cases USB thanks Ed
  16. V

    Question DAC broke my USB ports

    Hi, Two of my USB ports are no longer working after I used them to connect the DAC from my SteelSeries Nova Pro Wireless headset. They worked just fine for weeks, but then out of nowhere the power to all USB's seems to cut and all my USB devices stop working for like 5 seconds. This happened...
  17. D

    Question Samsung T9 Extremely Slow Write Speed

    Just purchased a new Samsung 4TB T9 SSD. I have it connected via USB-C into a 20gb port on my new PC. When I first started using it, I was able to transfer a 6GB movie file from my internal SSD onto the T9 in about 10 seconds. So after that I began to copy over a lot of my personal files. Then...
  18. C

    Question Steelseries hub not powering on with PC

    Hello. I have a Steelseries Nova pro wireless headset, with a hub connect trough USB-C to the computer. My problem lies when I boot up my PC, all USB hardware connected to the PC also starts up but not the Hub. I have to plug it back in in order for the Hub to start so my headset will work...
  19. Jimothy36

    Question Several PC issues, USB related

    I've been encountering several issues with my PC, tried countless solutions and yet to find one that works for any. I believe they could be related but possible they aren't. The first issue I encountered is that occasionally, normally once or twice a day, all of my peripherals plugged into the...
  20. C

    Question Converting USB keyboard to USB-C ?

    I have a normal DELL usb keyboard, and as part of a setup I am making with my Mac, I want to convert it to a USB-C keyboard. Currently I have found an old USB 3.0 - USB-C 3.0 cable and chopped it in half, then I have wired the red to red, green to green, white to white and black to black. This...
  21. Z0FT

    Question Mouse doesn’t charge when PC is shutdown, but the keyboard does ?

    I have a Logitech G915 TKL Wireless Keyboard and a Logitech G Pro Wireless Mouse. When I go to plug them in at night to charge, I always find that my keyboard is fully charged while my mouse barely charges. Both are plugged into USB 3.2 type A ports (the blue ports). I was wondering if there...
  22. I

    Question ASrock B650E PG Riptide - - - no USB detected, no bootable device ?

    Hey All, Long time lurker, first time poster. Can usually solve problems with info from the forums but not this time. Brand new build that I'm having trouble getting bios to see usb disc / thumb drive to install os. I've been at it for 5 days now (my return window is shrinking) and...
  23. D

    Question "Not Enough USB Controller Resources", strange audio issues, and electrical problems ?

    Hi everyone, I've been having a couple strange problems with my computer and need to get it sorted out. Specifically, there are three main issues that I can't seem to figure out: 1. My computer frequently tells me that there are "not enough USB controller resources" when plugging devices in or...
  24. Btg312

    Question USB doesn’t work quite right, slow wireless

    I’m having an issue with my desktop tower. I have a USB drive, Logitech keyboard-mouse set with a single wireless receiver for both, and a USB WiFi adapter. I’ve been getting some odd behavior. The USB drive works fine as far as I can tell, but my mouse and keyboard have noticeable lag (this...
  25. Btg312

    Question Computer displays corrupted image, USB messed up

    I was going to post about my computer having issues where USB WiFi cards would cut out with too much bandwidth and my wireless peripherals being slow, but a greater issue has emerged. The boot screen, bios, and windows all have this red tint with yellow dots. Windows will load for a second but...
  26. T

    Question MSI X670 P Wifi Pro Board Issues

    Having a hell of a time setting up my new PC I built on Black Friday. I'll try to post as much valuable info as possible. Windows 11, Full version not cracked. MSI Center says Im all up to date on drivers, Windows assistant says im all good on drivers too. Manually installed most of the...
  27. K

    Question Windows won't boot after power cut. Windows installation USB won't boot either

    A few months ago, a very brief power outage occurred while I was using Windows 10. It lasted less than a second and when I turned my computer on again, it booted into Ubuntu, which was installed on an old HDD that I rarely used, instead of my Windows SSD, which used to be the default boot...
  28. AndriiAJ

    USB sound and freezes in games because of this Windows 10/11

    some time after switching to windows 11, usb sound and freezing started to appear. When surfing the Internet, it happens once every half an hour or so, and when playing games, it happens a little more often and freezes for a couple of seconds, and now sometimes the game just closes or a window...
  29. Burnabur

    Question Multiple different BSODs during Windows 10 USB download process ?

    Hello all, I’m really struggling getting to the windows interface that should pop up after windows 10 installation. Basically, I’ve downloaded the proper Windows files (twice) on sundisk 64 gb 3.0 USB drive (tried 2 different ones) in multiple different slots (including in the 3.0 usb supported...
  30. O

    Question Modify adapter / USB stick for "hidden" connection ?

    Dear all When using a BLUETOOTH or CELLULAR or WIFI adapter / USB stick. Is it then possible to modify the adapter / USB stick so that: 1. The adapter / USB stick is hidden from Windows? The adapter / USB stick doesn’t appear in Device Manager in Windows? 2. The adapter / USB stick gives the...
  31. H

    Question Plugging in USB & keeping it plugged in crashes PC ?

    Windows Mobo - Gigabyte Aorus X570 PSU - Cooler Master 750W Gold GPU - ROG Strix RTX 2080 CPU - Ryzen 3600 Plugging a USB into not only the front panel but directly into the motherboard crashes the PC. It also depends on what devices are plugged in. Plugging in a DAC crashes and reboots...
  32. N

    Question USB Audio Device (This device cannot start. (Code 10))

    Hi, I've had the Klipsch R-51pm speakers for a while now and I used the included usb-a to usb-b cable to use them on my desktop pc. For a while now the usb connection hasn't worked at all and when I take a look at device manager, it states that "This device cannot start. (Code 10)...
  33. A

    Question Laptop Dock monitor issue

    So I just bought a new laptop HUB/Dock for school. I've hooked everything up, keyboard, mouse and DP Monitor. However the monitor doesn't detect the hub nor does the computer detect that there is a monitor plugged in. The mouse and keyboard work just fine though. Is this a case of my laptop...
  34. Q

    Question Odd issue with new, cheap adapters ?

    [Background] So i'm looking for a remedy to an odd issue I'm having with a USB port car charger and was hoping someone could shed some light. I have a brand name cigar lighter adapter I use to activate a small melody box when the car is turned on which works fine. I ordered a few cheap adapters...
  35. V

    Question USB devices only recognised by certain USB Laptop sockets

    I have a number of external hard drives in USB enclosures. The USB interfaces in the enclosures are not all the same hardware. I use Dell laptops and they usually have 2 USB ports. I have found that the external drives are often only recognised by one of the sockets, they do not work or appear...
  36. T

    Question PC is giving constant connecting USB sound.

    I installed OpenRgb and now my PC is making constant connecting USB sound. I accidentaly "enabled" rgb on my motherboard (MSI B550-A PRO). My motherboard doesn`t support rgb. Ever since I did that my pc is making a constant USB connecting sound and it`s driving me insane. I disabled the sound in...
  37. H

    Question Will PCI 3.0 USB expansion card work with Elgato HD60 X ?

    Ok so i bought Elgato HD60 X capture card for better streaming, but the issue is my old computer motherboard (ga-g41m-combo (rev. 2.0) )does not have 3.0 usb and even if it have 2.0 ubs it doesent seem to work any of them, becose there just red light blinging on elgato ,but when i tested it on...
  38. J

    Question USB-C port on Lian-Li Lancool 216 case gives surge error ?

    Case: Lian-Li Lancool 216 Motherboard: msi mpg b650i edge wifi (yes im serious) Device being plugged in is a USB-C Thumb Drive. I tried reseating and flipping the connector to no avail. The usb-c of motherboard works fine. I think the i/o panel might be faulty but its my first build so maybe...
  39. lrose0x46

    Question Asus N580GD won't boot any OS ?

    I bought a used Asus N580GD laptop. Previous owner said he wasn't able to install Windows because he didn't know how. After turning it on for the first time it was having problems to boot Windows. always getting BSOD or sometimes screen just freezes. I tried to boot with a USB flash drive but...
  40. Avi122345

    Question USB PD to external device ?

    I'm looking for a solution of powering an external USB device, which consumes about 20W directly from a laptop. In general, USB 3.2 port can source to external devices up to 15W (even PD). USB PD is a sink up to 100W (for charging the laptop itself). Someone has any idea how can I operate 20W...