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  1. Avkash9995

    Question My USB keyboard and mouse disconnect/reconnect whenever the UPS makes electrical noises ?

    Since a few days, my usb keyboard and mouse reconnect when ups makes electrical noises. It seems to be related to voltage fluctuations and i have experienced a few power cuts recently. When i manually switched off power to ups, the keyboard and mouse worked normally. When i played elden ring...
  2. Sankalp7

    Question USB Problem when laptop is charging ?

    When Laptop is connected to charger the USB devices keep disconnecting and reconnecting, but when laptop is not charging everything works fine. I have dual-boot, Windows 11 and Linux (UBUNTU) , same problem in both OS. I have tried same usb devices in other laptop . they work fine in other...
  3. Albert8BFish

    Question MSI B550 Tomahawk JUSB3 not working with USB2 devices (NZXT h510 i case)

    Hi All, The issue is with the usb on the front panel of my case. I tried to connect a few usb 3 devices and they work. If I connect any usb 2 device like a security key, a thumb stick or a game pad it doesn't. The same devices work fine if i connect them to another port. The light on my...
  4. TheFlash1300

    Question How do i add Legacy mode to my BIOS, so i can install Windows XP and 7?

    Hello. The BIOS Mode Menu of my BIOS has only one option - UEFI. My question is, how do i add a second option, Legacy mode, so i can run the BIOS in Legacy mode, too? I heard that BIOS Legacy is the only way to make Windows 7 and XP to work on my laptop. I would like to install Windows 7 and XP...
  5. E

    Question Kingston USB drive with pre-installed malicious software, firmware or hardware?

    Hello everyone I have bought several brand new in-package Kingston USB drives I have turned off Network adapters in Device Manager The computer is not connected to a network 1. Has there been any instances, stories etc., where a Kingston USB drive turned on /activated and used the network...
  6. E

    Question XB1 controller shows up in Device Manager but is not detected by games or Xbox Accessories app ?

    I have an Xbox One controller attached to my Windows 11 PC via USBIP* and it shows up in Device Manager and Control Panel, appearing to be connected as normal with no errors in the event log. In Device Manager, the controller's drivers appear to be up-to-date, showing it as an "Xbox One...
  7. Diesel_.

    Question Mouse doesn't wanna work ?

    Mobo: ASUS P5G41T-M LX CPU: Xeon 5450 I have problems with the mouse not working, first it worked when I built the pc today, but now it doesn't. I have tried my keyboard in the same USB ports and it works fine, but my mouse or pen-drive doesn't. I have tried resetting the cmos, and also...
  8. R

    Question USB Modem with a repeater?

    Hello, english isn't my first languague, apologies in advance. My dad has a USB Modem (atleaste that's how we call it in our country). He pays a company for the service. At home, when he connects it to his laptop he gets internet, simple use. He works as a rheumatologist at his place. When he...
  9. S

    USB port with power-off charging - Will it keep powering on a non-chargeable device?

    There's this blue USB port on my laptop called "USB port with power-off charging" used to charge mobile devices even when the laptop is sleeping or off. I plan to use the port for a microphone because all the other ports on my laptop are used for my keyboard and mouse. I want to keep it...
  10. I

    Question Can I share USB printer/scanner via Netgear R7800 router?

    I have an HP M28a printer/scanner connected via USB to my Windows 10 workstation. I want other machines to be able to use the print and scan functions when my Windows 10 workstation is powered down. My router (Netgear R7800) supports sharing a USB printer, but it doesn't mention scanning...
  11. Cameron.carter

    Question T460 not booting after adjustments to BIOS.

    I have Slackware 15 installed on my Lenovo T460. It's specs are Intel i5, 8GB DDR4 RAM, SD8TB8U256G1001-3/256GB SSD. I upgraded my kernel and it caused startx to not work so I was only able to load the kernel and sign in but my laptop wpupd boot into the SSD and load Linux. I changed a few...
  12. kris_hm

    [SOLVED] USB flash drive suddenly stopped working. Can i save it ?

    I have a Samsung Bar 256gb usb flash drive i bought just slightly over 2 years ago and it suddenly stopped working. It shows up in device manager as smi usb memory bar usb device, it shows zero storage capacity, no volumes or anything like that. I was doing some reading and i think the...
  13. Question Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E520 with damaged USB slot-in card.

    Hello all. I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E520 and the USB slot-in card, pictured below, is damaged and needs replacing. I want to know if I can upgrade it to USB 3.0 or if the laptop wont support it. Thank you.
  14. F

    Question Will 5 watt speakers damage something if connected to pc?

    So I have this pair of computer speakers, but to get the power they have to be connected to a wall plug. However I find this annoying and noticed it uses USB to power the speakers, so I decided to use it on my pc rear IO. However, I did a search online and it said that USB 2.0 is able to...
  15. TheFlash1300

    Question How do i check the number of write/erase cycles my USB flash drive has?

    Is there a way to check the number of write/erase cycles my USB flash drive has, and the health of the USB flash drive? Is there a way to see the S.M.A.R.T status of the USB flash drive? With CrystalDisk, you can see the health of your SSD/HDD. Is there a software like CrystalDisk, but for USB...
  16. Burke_a_lot

    Question Intel USB driver version 5.0.4.43v2 no working

    Hey all, Got a bit of a problem with my Precision Rack 7910. About 12 months ago the USB ports would not work after rebooting. Restarting a few times seemed to have fixed that and as long as the system was running it was fine. Now they won't work at all. No keyboard, mouse, flash drives...
  17. [SOLVED] USB plug In and plug out sound repeating

    Hello there, I have started getting some USB disconnect and reconnect sounds out of nowhere and I don't seem to be able to find the source. I have downloaded USBLogView and it shows me well this The amount of times this is happening to me seems random and it tends to happen more often whenever...
  18. DarkLibra

    Question Unable to format USB flash drive

    I'm currently having a problem regarding formatting my flash drive. It shows this error. "DiskPart has encountered an error: A device which does not exist was specified. See the System Event Log for more information." after using CMD to clean it. This flash drive was used previously with a...
  19. TheFlash1300

    Question What causes very slow copy/paste transfer?

    Hello. In the past (around 10 months ago) my laptop had a very good copy/paste transfer speed, it was around 150-200MB/s. Now, the speed is mostly around 10-20KB/s, rarely jumps to around 8-10MB/s for a short period of time, several seconds, and then gets back to 10-20KB/s. The health of my SSD...
  20. LORYT699

    [SOLVED] 9-pin usb to 3-pin argb ?

    Hi, I have an atc800 from gigabyte, the mobo is an msiz390 tomahawk and the problem is about the light system of the cooler. I don t know why but gigabyte had thinked that put an 9pin for the rgb conrol was a good thing, now I m searching how to put that 9 pin(usb) to a 3 pin for argb. I have an...
  21. D

    Question USB Problem

    Hello! I've been experiencing an obnoxious issue for a while now. For some reason every 1-5 minutes I hear the USB disconnect sound. I checked system sounds to make sure that that noise wasn't caused by some regular occurrence task and it's exclusive to disconnecting USBs. I made sure that...
  22. T

    Question Unable to boot UEFI from SATA or USB after connecting Surface Hub SSD ?

    Hi all, I was attempting to use the Surface Hub Recovery Tool to reimage the drive of our office's interactive whiteboard. Long story short: the OS began boot looping following the latest bout of updates. When I connected the drive via a USB dock, the drive showed up in Device Manager as a...
  23. N

    Question Computer won't start without removing usb that comes from monitor

    I just got an upgrade on my video card and my PSU, Strix RTX 3070ti and Super Flower LEADEX III 850W, from previously Zotac GTX 1070ti and Corsair RM650x. Before the upgrade I didn't need to remove the USB that comes from the monitor to turn the PC on, now if I let the USB be plugged in, my PC...
  24. Z

    Question USB ports dying one by one ?

    Hello! My computer was working greatly about 6 months ago but then I bought a Dual Sense controller and started using it with a USB cable, worked nicely for some weeks but for some reason none of the USB was recognizing the controller anymore, I gave up and started using a Bluetooth dongle...
  25. TerraCorbix12345

    Question Is the HyperX Quadcast S or Blue Yeti X better?

    I am trying to buy a new mic to replace my old headset mic. My two options are the Blue Yeti X and HyperX Quadcast S, since they are both around the same price. (I've narrowed down my choices to these two, so I won't be buying an XLR or another USB mic). I don't know which mic is overall better...
  26. J

    Question USB3 Data transfer throttling to 40mbps?!

    Hey everyone, Please help! This issue only seems to affect USBA-C cables. Its the change from A-C or C-A which is the issue. So this is on multiple windows 10 machines (a desktop and laptop), same issue. I have tried transferring from/to SSD drives, CFExpress cards, internal Nvme drives...
  27. sendhelpplz:(

    Question USB keyboard causing issue with my GPU and built-in monitor speakers ?

    So the problem is a really strange problem. I recently moved my PC into another room, plugged everything back in and a problem occurred. I turn on my computer and at the windows boot screen, It freezes. i tried to restart my computer and everytime I turn it on, the same thing happens. I...
  28. L

    [SOLVED] Touched wrong end of usbc into usb socket, pc wont turn on.

    My dumb butt wasn't looking and the other end of the usbc plug touched the metal part of my usb port on my pc. It turned off instantly. I naturally tried unplugging and plugging back in. Didn't work; fans came on for less than a second and didnt spin and stopped. I tried taking out the mobo...
  29. A

    Question M.2 card as USB Drive displays "No Disk"

    I am trying to use an M.2 card as an external USB drive. It is in a Kingshare SSD enclosure, C3 SATA to USB. The M.2 card is a 2280 format. I was (several years ago) using this on a Maximus VIII Ranger MoBo as the Win10 system drive. It is a 128G card, and it was replaced with with a 500G M.2...
  30. TheFlash1300

    Question SanDisk Cruzer Force - write/erase cycles

    Hello. Recently, i bought a USB drive, SanDisk Cruzer Force, with a storage amount of 64 gigabytes. Since USB drives don't support S.M.A.R.T, i can't see how many write/erase cycles my USB has. So, can someone, who is familiar with USBs and the technology SanDisk uses in their USBs, tell me how...
  31. operationc4

    Question Modifying USB port to support fast charging

    So I haven't had much luck researching this since my searches get diluted with non-technical sources. I have a USB port in my car that connects to the stereo so that my phone can connect via Android Auto. The problem is that the charging speed from that port is quite lacking to the point where...
  32. B

    [SOLVED] Not enough USB 2.0 headers?

    I’m still really new to building my own PC. I recently got a Kraken x63 for my PC and as I was installing it I need to plug a cord into a USB 2.0 slot, but I “think” I only have 2 which are occupied by my Lian Li Uni fan SL120 fans and my WiFi card. Could I plug these in somewhere else or is...
  33. K

    [SOLVED] System tray area flickering and other related issues

    PC was working just fine but I took it outside to clean the dust a little with a can of compressed air. Nothing extreme at all. After plugging everything back and turning the computer back on, I got a BSOD (usbaudio.sys, minidump). Now, an USB icon (safe removal prompt) is constantly...
  34. B

    Question USB port only works at an angle?

    The USB ports on my laptop have been acting weird the past few months - they only connect when I tilt the USB cord horizontally away from me. Same issue with both ports. I thoroughly cleaned the ports and also used a needle to painstakingly lift each pin into the optimal position... no change...
  35. Knallow

    Question Can't get WD external hard drive to open - driver error on asus rog strix g17 windows 10

    Hello people, I have a problem with my USB driver when I try to connect my WD external hard drive into my laptop. Hope someone can help me figure out what’s wrong. My laptop is an asus rog strix g17, and its specs: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6 Graphics AMD Ryzen 9-5900HX Processor 3.3GHz...
  36. Nikita123123

    Question Flash Drives

    Hi guys, please tell me which flash drive to choose for everyday use?
  37. Jaymz2000

    Question Is it possible to create a bootable USB with a FULL install of Linux

    I'm trying something new, I'm familiar with Linux (ish) I'm not one of the people who's gonna preach about switching to Linux, to be honest I really don't care lol, I just wanna try something new until Win11 is a little more improved. Anyways... I'm trying to create a bootable USB, NOT a live...
  38. best_wink

    Question Blue Snowball not detected despite LED glowing, plus other USB oddities ?

    Hello! Specs: OS: Windows 10 21H1 RAM: 32 GB (might be 16 but I'm at work and I can't check atm) CPU: Intel Core i7 10700K MB : MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GAMING X 6G The past few days some of my USB devices have been acting strangely. It started a few days ago...
  39. Ensign Scrulu

    Question USB ports stopped functioning upon upgrade from Windows 7 → 10

    Hi all, when I upgraded from Windows 7 to 10 suddenly the two lower of the four USB ports on the back of my Dell Optiplex 3040 stopped functioning. They worked fine for several years until the upgrade (there were external HDD's connected to them so I knew right away). Sure, there is the...
  40. GRXY99

    Question USB Ports disconnecting/reconnecting randomly during "high load" gaming

    I have been experiencing an issue whilst playing my more "demanding" games on my new PC, where all my USB devices will randomly disconnect and reconnect. The only way to stop this from happening is to close the game I am playing and let the PC cool down. This can happen after 5 minutes of...