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    [SOLVED] Most of usb ports go silent after plugging in or off usb devices.

    So I had now second time this weird issue with my usb ports. After plugging in and off few usb sticks the keyboard, mouse and all connected by usb went silent. Unplugging devices from usb ports didn't help, restarting computer didn't help (even taking psu switch off and letting all power come...
  2. [SOLVED] 4-bay HDD Enclosure doesn't reconnect automatically after restarting PC ?

    I'm having a weird issue after setting up a new machine, it has a 4 BAY Mediasonic ProBox HF2-SU3S2 Enclosure connected to it with a USB 3.0 cable, I've used this drive on this same machine (before upgrading its motherboard / RAM/ CPU / NVMA drive). The Enclosure has 4 drives in it and works...
  3. W

    [SOLVED] Wired controller flashing when using USB hub.

    Hi all, When I connect my wired game controller (Xbox type) via a USB hub, the green ring light on controller continually flashes a solid green ring. However, if I plug it directly into a USB socket it stops flashing with just the top right segment lit as normal. When the light is flashing it...
  4. MceraWV

    [SOLVED] Can't access HDD over IDE to USB Bridge

    Hello, For the past couple of days, I've been trying to copy information from an old Windows 98 PC to a modern day system. Long story short, this computer was found alongside custom-made control circuitry for an antenna system, and the configuration files and software for this custom-made...
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    Question How to use a Kingston Data Traveler as a normal USB Stick?

    I have a bunch of Kingston Data Traveler USB sticks ranging in size from 16GB to 64 GB. These have a "read only" (Diskpart shows it as a CDROM) partition and a data partition, and access to the data partition is only through software in the "read only" partition, where it gets encrypted with a...
  6. R

    [SOLVED] USB Device Over Current Status Detected

    Hey everyone, Booted up my computer this morning and it popped up with an error saying "USB Device Over Current Status Detected," then it shuts off after 15 seconds. I've tried debugging this on my own by doing the following: Unplugging all USB devices from ports Unplugging all USB connections...
  7. T

    [SOLVED] Replacing all SATA connectors for SSDs with USB - getting rid of power cables

    Hi I hate cables. To connect my 6 SSDs I need [in theory] 12 of them: 6 for data and 6 for power; although power can be delivered with 2-3, as they have multiple connectors. But that is still too many And I thought: if I already run one of them via USB with a simple relatively cheap connector...
  8. S

    [SOLVED] Recommend a external hard drive docking station to wipe drives

    I have decommissioned a Western Digital MyCloud EX4 and I need to wipe the 4 drives that lived in the NAS. I have a Sabrent SATA to USB connector and tried to wipe the drives from Ubuntu, but when viewing the drives with gdisk -l and lsusb, I could see a ton of errors, for some reason. I...
  9. G

    [SOLVED] USB adapters

    Good evening, the usb in the front panel of my case are 3.1 while those on the motherboard are 2.0. Are there any adapters to solve this type of problem? Thank you.
  10. Dubkiss

    [SOLVED] How to instal Win 10 From USB on 775 Socket

    I bought a SSD. download a Win to PC then to USB, Plug USB to PC and restart and i cant see a USB BOOT so i cant start BOOT.Any ideas how to properly start instaling a Win to SSD ? My motherboard : Gigabyte Technology co. ltd. ep35-ds4 (socket 775)
  11. C

    [SOLVED] Converting Laptop Camera to USB

    I have a camera from a fried laptop that was connected by this connection: I clipped off the opposite end of the wire, and this is inside...
  12. AntozJr

    [SOLVED] USB Peripherals stay on after shut down

    Up until a few nights ago, whenever I would shut off my pc, everything would turn off with it. I have a mouse, keyboard, and webcam connected via USB2-3, and a microphone connected via USBC. A few nights ago, I shut off my pc and noticed that the peripherals did not shut off with it like usual...
  13. Foskr4

    [SOLVED] System Volume Information on USB drive - Bios

    Hi, I’m looking to update my bios on my first pc build. I’ve got a usb 2.0 16gb and I’ve got system volume information on it? Will this affect me updating my bios as I know the bios file is meant to be the only file on it. Any help appreciated and i can’t delete it! Stress aha
  14. clifftam

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 does not recognize USB DVD drive

    Hi everyone, Whenever I plugged in a USB DVD rom into my laptop, Win 10 does not recognize it. I don't see the DVD-drive in my computer. I tried device manager -> scan for changes and nothing happens. Has anyone exp this? Any suggestions on how to fix it? Thanks.
  15. E

    [SOLVED] USB pin force resistance?

    Dear all I use a Kingston DT50 16gb [pen drive] to backup important documents. I have other backups aswell. Last time I unplugged the USB drive, I was wiggling it carefully out of the USB port. Then I started to wonder, how much force can the USB drive withstand before it damages the inside of...
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    Question USB to PCIe-based ExpressCard adapter

    Where can I find a USB to PCIe-based ExpressCard adapter so I can read my ExpressCard SSD from my laptop? I have found a few USB to USB-based ExpressCard adapters, like Startech and SIIG, but no PCIe-based ExpressCard adapters. I would accept several adapters daisy-chained if need be, e.g...
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    [SOLVED] Is a 3yr old Win10 bootable usb still good for installing windows?

    I made a win 10 bootable usb with windows media creation tools back in 2018 and was wondering if I could still use it. I'm wondering if it's outdated or not. I'm intending to install windows 10 on a new machine with the same usb.
  18. R

    [SOLVED] All of my USB ports stopped working

    So all of the USB ports stopped working on my laptop (MSI GS72). Both of the USB controllers show up in my OS and in the BIOS, but neither the BIOS nor OS will recognize anything I put into any of the slots. The ports aren’t pushing any power either, as tested by pluging my laptop cooler and...
  19. Wheel in the Sky

    [SOLVED] Will an "Oculus Link" cable function as a normal USB cable for other devices? Having issues...

    I bought a "Newpow Oculus Link Cable 13ft, High-Speed Data Transfer and Fast Charging, USB 3.2 Gen2 10Gbps, USB A to C" from Amazon because I wanted a USB 3.1 Gen 2 cable that was type A-to-C, and this one was a good price ($13.99) and plenty of length (13ft). I assume them calling it "USB...
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    Question USB resets/crashes, reboots in ~5-10 seconds

    Experiencing a somewhat rare but nonetheless annoying issue with USB. All connected USB devices (keyboard, mouse, audio interface, webcam) seem to freeze (mouse and keyboard unresponsive, audio stops playing from interface, etc) and/or disable for about 5 to 10 seconds before turning back on...
  21. B

    [SOLVED] USB PCIE card powered when computer is off

    So I bought a PCIE USB 3.0 card to power my devices that I just leave plugged in. When I turn the computer off, the power to the card also goes off. Devices not powered any longer. The USB ports on the motherboard itself remain powered, but those are being used by other "more important"...