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A peripheral device is defined as a computer device, such as a keyboard or printer, that is not part of the essential computer (i.e., the memory and microprocessor). These auxiliary devices are intended to be connected to the computer and used in conjunction with it. Examples of external peripherals include mouse, keyboard, printer, monitor, external Zip drive or scanner, while internal peripherals include CD-ROM drive, CD-R drive or internal modem. Today's new devices, such as tablets, smartphones and wearable computing devices are considered peripherals as they can be connected and used on a computer system. The difference, however, is that these devices can run independently of the computer system.

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I just installed a IOGEAR 2-Port SuperSpeed+ USB 3.1 (gen2) Type-A PCI-Express Card. Only to realize I need more 3.0 ports. I can certainly pull this and replace it with a 4-port card of another brand, but 2-port card is inexpensive and I have 2 extra slots, so I was thinking of getting an installing a second 2-port card, same one. Any technical reason not to do this? Two two-port cards is the same price as a four-port.
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My team has had reoccurring issue with usb peripherals, ( keyboard, mouse, web cams) stop working.  Event logs ID 219 indicates several "Kernel-PnP" events  in which  drivers fail to load.  

Root hubs in device manager states  driver failed to load for hardware because previous instance of the driver is still in memory (code  38)    

the issue  does not reoccur once Citrix receiver is uninstalled.
so has anyone seen this issue and knows definitively why would Citrix receiver cause a fault.

Environment  - Win7 Ent -x64
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I've been using this printer for a long time and rarely have problems with it.
The worst I have to do is tell it what paper is in the Tray 1 feeder.

I am trying to print envelopes from Word 2013.
Well, they print just fine!

But, I have a mail merged word document of nearly 200 envelopes.
I have saved the document so it should now be just a plain Word document with #10 envelope-sized pages.
I have managed to print a few one-off but generally the printer just sits there and says "Ready" and the computer says there are no documents waiting to print.
All I need to do is launch the multi-page print job!!

I do know that there is going to be a message about margins when an envelope print job does work.  But that message isn't popping up on the ones that fail.  A clue?

How?
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Modem says it has been installed,
shows in device manager, but indicates no driver installed.
In Control Panel under Phones and Modems it shows...but says not functional.
Did updates, even installed a USB RS232 and set it for com 4, still, that item shows ok in
device manager, but will not install a functional modem.
Tried two different usb modems US Robotics
Tried another USR v92 serial model.
Any ideas out there?
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Hi,
We are having some strange issues using USB devices on HP Windows 10 PCs: the main device in question is a Velleman Relay Control board but I don't think the problem is restricted to that as similar issues happen with a signature pad from another supplier.. the facts of my situation are as follows:
1. On connection, device allocates itself a COM port and works fine
2. After a restart, trying to connect to the device using a 'test program' from the supplier, I get a message 'Failed to connect:Access is denied'.
3. Same message appears even after full shutdown / restart
4. Works fine as soon as the usb cable is unplugged / re-plugged in.
5. I have this issue on 3 identical HP pcs, having said that, I have another 3 of the same pcs working perfectly in situ for some time. I've even taken clone images of the working pcs but still seem to get issues.
6. Another device will not work after a reboot which I'm hoping is related to this issue as well.
7. Sometimes (!), after a reboot I don't get an error message and although communication appears to work without error, the device does not seem to get any data or therefore respond either.
This is driving me crazy as I've tried various combinations of connections via pc port and usb hubs (usb 2 / usb 3 / different cables) etc. I have many of the products in stock as well so I've tried several new ones to eliminate faulty products. Been struggling with this for weeks if not months now, to the point where I'm purchasing new …
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Hello,

I broke my receiver for my Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 5000 (& Mouse Combo).  I ordered a receiver on eBay, but it does not work.  Through extensive research it appears to be that even though it's the same model, it may be running on a different frequency.  Does anyone know of a program to REPROGRAM the receiver so I can connect my trusty Microsoft Keyboard and Mouse?
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I have Scansnap's desktop scanner http://www.fujitsu.com/us/products/computing/peripheral/scanners/scansnap/ix500/ 

I have the requirement to scan to pdf and email at the same time.  The ScanSnap can do this, however, it requires using a desktop email client.  My requirement is to have the ability to scan,pdf and email without using the user's email client as everybody is on web mail.

One option is to save the pdf's to a folder and then listen for new files to hit a folder and email via smtp.  For this request, I am looking for suggestions on a desktop scanner that can do this. I have the ability for this function on a larger multi function device, but need desktop.
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How can I rid off the red light on the panel, media and ribbon are properly installed.
I got two brand new printers doing the same problem.
Please help.
Thanks, Jorge.
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I need a mouse for my laptop when I travel.   I can not find a low profile one.

can anyone help
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I have hp scanjet 8270 scanner i install driver from Hp site but i have a problem when i scan document it make background color gray.
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Does any one knows when droid 5 will be release? I just like QWERTY keyboard. I am using droid 4.
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I have a SSD M.2 PCIe 3.0 NZMe drive that I need to connect to my laptop externally. My laptop has a Type-A USB 3.0 port and a USB-C port.  Either is fine, I just need it connected.

 I understand that without using Thunderbolt 3 I may not get the same transfer rate, but at this point I just want a connection.

What do I need?
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I am thinking that if I get a 12- or 16- port USB hub, I can connect two or three different PCs via USB to the hub, then connect out from the hub to three or four USB peripherals and each PC will be able to use all the peripherals (a printer, external hdd, and recording device), am I right? Will I need to plug only one USB cable from each PC into the hub or one for each peripheral, meaning three per PC if there are three peripherals? Any other problems to solve to make this work?
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Hello I looking for a solutions for a conference room that does a lot of skype's but from a laptop is there a webcam that doesn't need a computer and that can directly connect to skype and connect to a large tv / monitor?
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Does anyone know how to change the language on a Microsoft Band 2?   I left the battery drained and recharge so that it could prompt me to select the language and at one point, I did choose English and was able to get it programmed to work again and somehow, the language is set to something else.  I tried re-draining the battery and recharging but it isn't prompting me to change the language. I may be going into a circle here.

I don't see how to change it under settings or under the Microsoft Health appl.

thank you in advance.
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how to change scanner bulb of hp scanjet 7500 and what is part number of scanner buld
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I have been trying to install a bluetooth headset for my bluetooth enabled PC...But I am getting this error message...Bluetooth HID Device ''failed''???...Any help regarding this matter will be appreciated...
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I'm looking for the best way to set up the following:

1. I have two laptops, one a work laptop (Dell Ultrabook) and a Personal laptop (Alienware 13").
2. i would like to have two monitors, one for each which I know is easy enough, but I would like to be able to use one external keyboard and mouse that i could switch back and forth between.
3. I imagine I will need some kind of docking station, and perhaps a KVM switch, but what I don't want is for both screen to go to one computer. I want each screen independent at all times to each laptop.

Thanks for any advice
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I am struggling to set up the TWAIN driver for CanoScan 4200F.  My system runs on Win 7 Pro 64.

I have downloaded the Driver file from Canon several times and have run the setup.  It appears the setup runs too fast.  The file is extracted, and installation location is provided, evidently ./ (period and forward slash).  The issue may be that the form where the download directory can be changed or other adjustments to the download made, is hidden during the super quick download.  Once the download and installation is finished, the form closes.

When attempting to scan a project, an error message stating: "Unable to select TWAIN  resource."

NOTE:  I have entered what I think is the correct path in %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Temp;C:\Windows\twain_32\CNQ4200 .

This action is recommended on many help sites.  BUT, in my case, this does not resolve the problem.

I'd be grateful for your help in an understandable manner.

Curt L. Gustafsson
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I'm in a country that uses UK power system (ie 220-240V).

I'm looking at Brother MFC-J480DW & MFC-J680DW which is
selling for about US$143 & US$168 here while in eBay, they're
listed for US$94 to US$110 in eBay:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Brother-MFC-J485DW-Wireless-All-In-One-Printer-Scanner-Copier-Black-/132041083447?hash=item1ebe430a37:g:9-UAAOSwux5YWr7t

Our local Brother says the eBay units are under Brother USA's warranty
(not international warranty) & uses 110-120V & local Brother can't service
them in the event of faults.

I ever bought US electronics & use converter but in most cases, the equipment
got burnt or don't last long (eg: bladeless fan & white noise generator).   Should
I take the chance with Brother MFCs or has anyone tried them in a UK-power
system country before with good success?
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Does the above HP printer has an SD or USB port that I could scan & save directly to?

Or how does it save scan outputs?  To a laptop wirelessly or via a USB cable or ?

If scan images are saved via wireless, any chance I could save direct to a wireless
HDD like Toshiba Canvio AeroCast  or  
Seagate Wireless Mobile Portable Hard Drive Storage 500GB STDC500101 ??

The wifi HDDs specs can be found:
https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Wireless-Portable-Storage-STDC500101/dp/B00PZZZAFU/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1489936322&sr=8-6&keywords=wireless+HDD
https://www.amazon.com/Toshiba-Canvio-AeroCast-Wireless-HDTU110XKWC1/dp/B00Q7V95OS/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1489936322&sr=8-2&keywords=wireless+HDD
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I'm looking at the above 2 printers DCP-T500W & DCP-J562DW

I'll need the following 2 functions:

a) a slot (SD or microSD or USB) to save scanned images directly to the SD card or thumb drive
b) a fax function

Does the above 2 printers have the above 2 functions?
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Has anybody been able to get the Sony EVI-D70 camera work with Skype on either a Windows or Mac?  I have tried the Startech SVID2USB23 and the Hauppauge USB-LIVE2 adapters using both S-Video and Composite video...no luck.  Skype will not pick up the camera.  It recognizes both adapters but won't connect to the video.  If I try the same camera with Google Hangouts, Webex, GoToMeeting and Join.Me, all those services find the camera with no problems using either adapters.  I have tried changing the webcam settings, downloading obscure drivers, etc., and nothing works.  I have tried Win 7, 8 and 10...no luck.  Mac OS 9 and 10...no luck.  If I call Sony, they say they are not responsible for Skype.  If I call Skype, they say they have a list of approved webcams on their site.  If you are using a non-approved webcam, they cannot help.

Please advise.
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I have a strange issue on a pc whereby anything connected to USB appears to disconnect at random intervals. The main symptom is a usb device that control on/off switches with the application hanging for no apparent reason. However, on inspection, various peripherals have lost connection (printer / UPS for example).

I've already disabled usb 'selective suspend' setting (think that's what it's called) and also swapped the usb hub that these are plugged into so running out of ideas. I also swapped the pc fairly recently which was having similar issues so could one faulty device cause others to disconnect?

When the pc restarts, previously buffered traffic continues so printer might finish printing / controlled switches may turn on etc. so it just appears that the usb communication halts for some reason. I have several other setups with similar or identical kit which doesn't exhibit this behaviour.

Any help/advice re' diagnosing what's happening would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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newPC:what aspects of resource could lead to freezing on the screen (windows10) then hard reboot..?
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Peripherals

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A peripheral device is defined as a computer device, such as a keyboard or printer, that is not part of the essential computer (i.e., the memory and microprocessor). These auxiliary devices are intended to be connected to the computer and used in conjunction with it. Examples of external peripherals include mouse, keyboard, printer, monitor, external Zip drive or scanner, while internal peripherals include CD-ROM drive, CD-R drive or internal modem. Today's new devices, such as tablets, smartphones and wearable computing devices are considered peripherals as they can be connected and used on a computer system. The difference, however, is that these devices can run independently of the computer system.