Peripherals

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 have two Microphones connected to my Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) box.

One is built into my Web Cam ( Microsoft LifeCam Cinema ) and what I've been using up until now.

Recently I purchased a much higher quality USB Microphone that does a significantly better job at filtering out background noise.

Sometimes though, I still want to use the built-in Microphone in my LifeCam Cinema WebCam.

I know how to make the change via UI methods, but it takes too many clicks for my liking, so wondered if there is a simpler way to achieve the desired result?

Change Default Mic in Windows 10 using a script of some type.
So... what I need is a batch file, script or Powershell command way of telling Windows 10 which Microphone to use by default. Something I can double-click on my desktop which will result in all of the needed changes to be made to make one or the other Mic the default in Windows 10.

Please note that I am heavily challenged when it comes to any type of coding, scripting or automating. A programmer I am not.

Using a GUI I can figure out how to do just about anything on Windows, but if I need to make changes via Powershell or similar, please include detailed instructions on how, where and why I need to run the script(s), and if doing so will have any negative effect on Windows 10 security.  It's why I stay away from using PowerShell unless an expert in it tells me exactly what to do and why! <g>

With all that said, can anyone offer a solution?

Regards, Andrew
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I have Power Supply and Motherboard from HP Z420 workstation. I bought a case for it: Corsair 275R. The problem is that HP's PSU will not fit there at all and even if it did, the CPU cable would not reach the top of the motherboard where it is supposed to be plugged. So I have a new PSU: Corsair VS550. The problem is that ATX and CPU plugs are different on HP's power supply and Corsair's one. See attached pictures. Does it mean that HP is custom that I won't be able to get PSU for that motherboard or I can't use that specific Corsair I have and have to get something else? or am I missing something else?

Thx in advance
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I am looking for a switch which, when turned on, automatically switches off after a predetermined time like 1 minute or two minutes. The application is a door light which is turned on when someone rings the doorbell.

What would such a switch be called.

Any link would be welcome from which I can purchase it. Ali Express is preferred as it definitely delivers to my country.
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I am looking for a wireless mouse and keyboard that will work through walls at a distance of at least 40 feet.  Are there any models available that will do so?
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Everything that comes out from our HP M227fdn is powdery. We leave it sitting to maybe dry but it doesn’t help and if the printed area is touched the ink smears. Any ideas as to why this is happening?
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Hello - we have a Surface Pro 2 that has a problem with the USB port not working.  It has been working ok for about a year now, but suddenly stopped working.  only the Sufae cover-style keyboard and mouse work for peripherals.  I have updated the unit to the latest Windows 10, but there are some updates waiting, which I am installing right now.  when I check Dev Mgr, nothing is in an error state, and it appears that all drivers are installed and OK.  what would cause the USB port to stop functioning?  looking for some help on this.

Thanks,
Damian
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Please provide me with the FRU # to purchase a replacement built-in keyboard for a Lenovo T450 20BUS05B08 laptop.
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We have a couple of old Lexmark 2500+ series dot-matrix printers still in service that are used to produced shipping labels, one or two or ten at a time. These printers have a horizontal metal shaft and the printhead slides back and forth on that shaft, driven by a motor and cogged belt. One of these printers has started to malfunction and as best I can tell it's because the printhead/shaft mechanism is in need of some lubrication. If you slide the printhead manually, you can feel resistance. Cleaning the shaft with rubbing alcohol seems to provide a temporary fix. Once upon a time, I was told that printers of this type should never be oiled as it would ruin the bearings in the printhead mechanism. However, according to the service manual on this Lexmark this one should be lubricated when certain parts are replaced, including the "oil felt (carrier block)". It further goes on to say that only mineral oil based lubricants should be used and gives a Lexmark part number 1280443 and these approved equivalents: Mobil DTE27, Shell Tellus 100, Fuchs Renolin MR30. My questions are, should I be lubricating this printer even though I'm not replacing any parts? Secondly, I'm having difficulty finding the specified lubricants in any size other than 5 gallon containers, costing over $100 each. These all appear to be "anti-wear hydraulic oils". Am I obsessing too much trying to find the exact spec oil or can I get by with something off the shelf, as long as it's mineral oil?
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I installed a newer nic in my win 10 pc and it isnt installing.
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Is the Jabra Pro 9450 Duo Stereo headset fully compatible with VOIP services like WebEx?
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Dear experts,

I am planning to buy a ipad  pro12.9inch. The primary purpose for this ipad purchase to make notes (using pencil) and annotate using a keyboard.

In this regard can someone please guide me on purchasing a screen protector which which will withstand the rough scribbling.

Also a ipad pro case cover along with keyboard and pencil holder.

I am aware that Logitech is widely used brand.

I am open to other brands which are equally good.

I will purchase the ipad pro and the accessories in the US. I will be using the ipad during my stay in India and in the UK (most of the time)

Kindly guide.

Thank you
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What is the part number to purchase a USB dongle for a Jabra Evolve 65 MS headset?
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The user has a 9 year old Xerox WorkCentre 7232, with multiple tray feeds.

Is there anybody in the New york City area who buys older Xerox units?

Thanks
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I need a new external drive for a Dell T5810 Precision Workstation running Windows 10 Pro. The external drive is used mostly for onsite data backups. I want a drive in the 2TB to 4TB range.

The T5810 only has USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports. I am willing to add an expansion card – for example, for USB 3.1 ports.

The computer presently has these expansion card slots open:

PCI Express 3.0 x8, 8 GB/s
PCI Express 2.0 x1, 0.5 GB/s
PCI Express 2.0 x4 2 GB/s
PCI 2.3 (32-bit, 33 MHz), 133 MB/s

I want a highly-reliable, reasonably fast external drive.

1. Do you recommend SSD or conventional drive? Why?

2. USB 3.0, USB 3.1 / USB C, or other interface? Why?

3. What brand and model do you recommend? Please include why you recommend it.
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Note: this is a follow-up to another thread posted yesterday and located here:

        Identify desktop PC ports

Hello,

Yesterday I posted images of the front of my computer and shown below are images of the back. If someone could identify the ports labeled by letters (and numbers), as well as which of them can be replaced individually if faulty, I'd appreciate it.

By the way, the panel near the top (labeled x in the first screenshot) appears to be removable. What type of component is that designed for?

Also, I've always been curious about the multiple different-shaped (but mostly rectangle) openings in the video card (see 3rd image). Do they have some purpose?

Thanks

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Hello,

Can someone help me identify the types of ports shown in the next few screenshots?

I apologize that the images are so blurry but hopefully with the zoomed-in shots each port (with its icon) will be recognizable to a person familiar with the hardware. If possible, I'm also curious to know which, if any, of the ports can be easily replaced if faulty (ie are any of them built into the tower?). The last image is of the side of the tower in case that's helpful. (I'm sure it's obvious that label g is for the DVD drive and needs no comment.)

Thanks a bunch!

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Does anyone know of any places to buy a "0.5m SFF-8484 to SFF-8482 x 4 Fanout SAS Cable" where it doesn't cost as much as it costs here:

 https://www.pc-pitstop.com/sas_cables_adapters/I3229-05M.asp

This cable must have the Molex power adapters.
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Are there any adapters I can purchase that will allow me to connect the front USB connector plug on a "CORSAIR VENGEANCE C70 Mid-Tower Case - Black" computer case to an Intel S2600cp server board?

The plug for connecting the two front USB connectors on this case is different than the connector on the Intel S2600cp server board.

I have attaches pictures below of both the plug for this case as well as the connector on the server board where the front USB connectors should plugin. I have also attached the S2600cp server board manual and the S2600cp server board tech specs guide.

The URL from where I purchased the case from is here.

Please let me know if there are any adapters or converters I can buy that will allow me to connect these two front USB connector cable to this server board.

Sys board USB connectorFront USB plug connectorManual-g26942005_s2600cp_p4000cp_tps.pdf
Specs-g54899001-s2600cp-p4000cp-sg-r.pdf
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Exactly which two pins on an Intel S2600cp server board need to be connected to the power switch on the case?

The case I have several Intel S2600cp server boards installed in has a two connector wire connecting the power switch on the front of the case.

I'm trying to figure out which two pins on the server board these connectors need to be plugged into so that I can use the power switch on the front of the case to power the server board on and off.

Which two pins on the server board are for the power switch?

Attached are the manuals and specs guide for the Intel S2600cp server board.

Manual-g26942005_s2600cp_p4000cp_tps.pdf
Specs-g54899001-s2600cp-p4000cp-sg-r.pdf
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What are the best inexpensive SAS adapters I can purchase that will allow me to connect two
"HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060AL4210 6 TB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - SAS - 7200 rpm - 128 MB Buffer - 0F22790" hard drives?
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I have an HP CP4525 color laserjet printer that gets stuck during the boot up process at 5/6 CF.  Anyone know what could be causing this and how to correct it?
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i received an old webcam model Canyon CN-WCAM23 it had support for up to XP
does anybody know of any software  and drivers to make it work on windows 10 ?
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I purchased a "USB3.0 to HDMI Adapter, USB to HDMI Converter with 1080P for Windows 7/8/10 Computer ONLY ( NO MAC / Linux /VISTA)" from Amazon.

The link for this item is here.

No matter which USB port I plug this device into it shows with a yellow exclamation point in device manager and the monitor I have connected to isn't recognized.

I need the Windows 10 64-bit drivers for this device.

According to this device's Amazon page, the drivers can be found by googling "Download - Hoplaza".

However, when I google "Download - Hoplaza" and click on any of the URLs or when I try to go to the http://www.hoplaza.com website the website opens and says "Database error, Error establishing a database connection."

I have posted a question about this on the Amazon website but haven't received any responses yet.

Please provide me with a valid URL address of where I can download the drivers for this device.

Here are the hardware IDs for this device:

USB\VID_1D5C&PID_2000&REV_0200&MI_00
USB\VID_1D5C&PID_2000&MI_00
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Where are the least expensive places for purchasing a used Intel S2600cp server board from?

I need to replace an existing defective board and am looking for the lowest prices for purchasing a replacement system board from.

I already have the processors and the RAM I just need to purchase a replacement server board.
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Advanced IP Scanner has icons that represent "Live" and "Not Live". So does Angry IP Scanner. Neither, however, really tell you what "Not Alive"  is. What exactly is "Not Alive" and how is it determined?
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Peripherals

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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