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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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usb is continuous connection

serial intermittent breaks
outside influence

serial to usb does not work

could you give example of serial breaking in different devices

general question not about legacy specific hardware
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Is it possible to detect when a user inserted an USB storage device and get notified by email or SMS?

I'm not looking for a solution which is blocking the usage of this device, just get notified.

Note: We are using PC's with Windows 10 mostly, and maybe some Windows 7.  All Home Edition, not pro and not on domain either.

The solution can be a software that we buy, or even C# code... anything useful and afordable.

Thanks you
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What are the best USB to SAS cradles or adapters that will allow me to connect a 3.5" SAS drive to my computer's USB port?

I have some SAS drives I need to examine and copy data from and need a solution I can quickly plug into any computer with a USB 3 port.
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Providing users with HP Chromebook 14 G5's for agile working. Need USB-C docks with dual HDMI and charging. Loads out there but not so specific on whether they support Chrome OS or not. Can anyone point me to a device they have successfully used with Chrome OS and ideally the HP Chromebooks.

CHeers
John W
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I got this Tenvis camera from my storeroom about 6-8 years back which looks very much like T8810
(a bit like T8809) :
https://www.tenvis.com/product/Specific?m=t8810

I think the model I have is probably obsoleted so I can't download any software for it.
Anyone can try to walk me through to get it working again?  I read a few links but was
completely confused:
http://apps.tenvis.com/Download/391hd2014/UserManual.pdf
http://apps.tenvis.com/Download/JPT3815W/for_wizard/TENVIS%20Quick%20Start%20Guide%20Current.pdf

It could still power up & rotate
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What are the best wireless or Bluetooth keyboard/mice combinations for Mac laptops?
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Using a Datalogic Quickscan scanner, we have the default set to carriage return after each scan.  We want to leave it that way.  However, we want to create a barcode so when scanned, it does a carriage return.  The reason is a common application asks for a UPC input first.  Upon scanning it, the next field asks for quantity.  Most of the time, the user selects the default by pressing enter on the keyboard.  We just want to give them the option to scan a "return" barcode without having to touch the keyboard to press enter. Support says we have to turn off the default auto return after scan suffix for this to work.  This would mean the user would have to scan an "enter" barcode after every scan; including UPC.  What I thought would be a simple thing has turned into several dead ends.  Any help is appreciated.
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I have a 2017 MacBook Pro running Windows 10 Pro via BootCamp.  The laptop has a 720p camera called "FaceTime HD Camera" which works fine with the Windows 10 Camera app.  It works fine with most webcam enabled sites in Chrome, FireFox and Edge, it works fine with ManyCam.  But it only works when set to 720p.  

If I change the resolution to 640x480, 640x320 or lower, the image just goes black, or in Windows 10 Camera App's case - it also shows a 0x8... error code.

I discovered this because I have to use Adobe Connect for a Uni assignment and I cannot get the camera working in that at all.  Apparently that application supports up to 640x480@20FPS and whilst it detects the FaceTime HD Camera, there is no image when you start the webcam.

Using ManyCam, if you change the video format from 720p to 480p or lower, the camera stops working, change it back and it works fine.

Use a different webcam (eg. Logitech C920 Pro) in 480p or lower with any of the applications or websites and the image is fine.

So whilst using an external camera is a workaround, it would be great to actually have a fix for the issue.  

Any ideas?
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What is the name of the type of power plug connector for a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 910-13IKB laptop?

I need to recommend an external battery charger for this type of laptop from the list below and want to be sure I choose one that is fully compatible and will be able to be plugged into this type of laptop.

http://www.colourmyliving.com/mobile-devices/portable-charger/top-10-best-portable-external-battery-chargers-for-laptop-charge-more-than-just-your-smartphones-and-tablets/

The serial number for this Lenovo laptop is PF0QV5V6.
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trying to install an oki 395 printer on window 10 computer. drine starts to install then error message "driver not installed" Any ideas?
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My company has an Epson Expression 1680 scanner that has stopped working. The manual for this scanner has been attached to this question. Epson-1680-scanner-exp168uu4.pdf

We need to order a replacement scanner and have found this scanner for sale on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01K3777HS/ref=ask_ql_qh_dp_hza

(which is identified as an "EPSON 1680 - EPSON PERFECTION 1680 W/ADF" scanner.

My question about this scanner listed for sale on Amazon is whether or not it is the exact same model as our existing Epson Expression 1680 scanner.

We need to make sure that we order the exact same model scanner.

I have already asked this question on Amazon but haven't yet received a reply.
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I have an EPSON Expression 1680 scanner that won't power on.

I have replaced the power cord with several known good power cords and have plugged this scanner into different power plugs but it still won't power on.

What can I do to troubleshoot or fix this issue?

Does this scanner have a fuse or similar item that can be replaced that might fix this issue?

Attached is the manual for this scanner.

Epson-1680-scanner-exp168uu4.pdf
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Please provide me with the URL addresses orFRU numbers I can use to purchase a second battery pack for Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 910-13IKB Laptop so that I can have a total of two batteries connected to my Lenovo laptop at the same time.

The serial number for this laptop is PF0QV5V6.
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We have various groups of PCs that are dedicated to access different applications/systems
& are being audited from time to time.

One common item the auditors  look for is whether their USB is blocked : we used a DLP
tool to block & just showing the policy in the DLP console that there's a policy they are
being applied is not good enough.

Instead of being physically present (as we have close to 30 different locations/offices),
we can "remote desktop" to all the PCs using a central PC management tool.  However,
is there a tool/software to simulate a thumb drive being inserted into a USB & we can
then launch Win Explorer to show there's no new drive being detected/mounted?
Not feasible to get IT staff (or even users as the users usually don't have a USB drive
on hand knowing that the USB ports have been blocked) to travel there to insert a
USB drive to test.

We also wanted to have this ability to simulate this as there has been cases where
the DLP policy is applied but it did not work.
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I have bought a powdered USB hub. 7 ports share a 3amp supply.

i have now realised that 3amps is not enough for what i need. i intend on using 4 of the usb ports and would ideally like up to 3amps per port. so a maximum of 12amps in total.  I could manage with 10amps if there was no other option.

is there a way to do this? obviously i can just go and buy a bigger power supply and power the hub from that but i have no idea what effect that will have, if any?

can anyone recommend a hackaround for this?
thanks
zac
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I need to purchase power adapters for two  Asus MX79 monitors.

Please provide me with the URL addresses of where I can purchase these adapters from.

I would prefer to purchase these power adapters from Amazon.

This is the model number of the monitor.

Asus MX79 monitor
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I'm looking for some adapters that will allow me to connect and boot from M.2 drives by connecting these drives to Serial ATA (SATA) cables.

What adapters or connectors will allow this to be done?
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I am using jdosbox or  DOSbox, and when I connect remotely using zoom or skype. I get double mouse pointers. Changing screen resolution doesnt help. Anyone?
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A Microsoft Surface Pro 3 displays the message "Plugged in not charging" while connected to any known good dock but charges just fine while it is undocked and connected to a power adapter (which uses the same power connection that is used with the dock).

We have replaced the Surface Pro 3 dock power connection with several other known good power connectors and the same issue continues to occur.

Also whenever any other Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is connected to this dock these other Microsoft Surface Pro 3's charge just fine while they are docked.

What can be done to fix this issue so that the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 will charge while it is connected to the dock?
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What are some good PCI Express peripheral cards that will allow M.2 SATA drives to be connected and accessible within Windows 10 and Server 2016 running on that computer?

I often need to connect laptop M.2 SATA drives to my Windows 10 desktop computer or Server 2016 server and have found the USB to M.2 SATA drive connectors to be quite flimsy and troublesome.

So I'm looking for some good PCI Express peripheral cards that will allow M.2 SATA drives to be connected to my desktop computer or server.
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Need to buy fast USB 3.0 or higher portable 2TB USB 2.5" disk based on either standard disk with rotating platters or the hybrid (SSHD). At the moment we are using Adata HD710 which are reaching 100 MB/s. This is fine but I am looking to check if I can get anything faster as we have lots of data. We like Adata as it is rugged and I have used about 20 of them with only one failure (replaced under warranty). The portable usb drive will be used as a backup disk overnight but will be carried off site by users in their purses (can't be too big, too heavy and needs to be shockproof).
I was looking at online reviews but there is always some bad review or the device has good performance on one site and worse on the other, hence I am asking for your experience. I was eve thinking about buying 2.5" internal SATA drive and putting it into rugged enclosure but then even rugged enclosures have bad reviews.
But I will be honest: performance is very important so getting speeds of over 130 Mb/s would be tempting to switch. We will use this on Windows Server machine.
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I need to scan hundreds of QR codes as quickly as possible and save them to a .txt file that can be read by Excel.

I've read the reviews and the I-nigma QR code reader stands out, available at http://www.i-nigma.com/Downloadi-nigmaReader.html

More helpful information is at:  http://i-nigma.com/qr-barcode-reader-sdk.html

But I can't find a User's Guide.

In the past I've done this by:  a)  Scan the QR code, then b) paste the result into Notes on my phone.

If there is a better QR code reader that can more intuitively save the results to some kind of log file, I'd love to hear about it.

Thanks.
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The USB drivers have been overwritten by mistake.

Win7 64bit.
Hardware: AMD processor + Asus Motherboard F1A55-M LK R2.0

I use USB wireless keyboard and mouse.
The Windows starts normally up to logon, where I have to input the password.
The keyboard and mouse are frozen at that point.
In BIOS USB legacy is enabled. In BIOS the keyboard and mouse work fine as well as before Windows is loaded. When Windows is loaded with eth wrong/corrupted USB drivers, then everything is frozen and I cannot go inside Window.
I can boot from USB with a portable version of OS and I can modify the Windows folders/files if it is needed.
I can remove the HDD and attach it to another PC if is needed for repair.
I can start Win7 repair from USB, but so far no good.
I do not want to reinstall windows.
I tried some ideas as described here:
http://troubleshooter.xyz/wiki/fix-usb-device-not-recognized-by-windows/

I have only next ideas:
1)      I ordered a PS/2 to USB adapter, because the motherboard has PS/2 ports.
2)      Windows repair
3)      Modify usb drivers from outside the Windows

What do you suggest to do and how to proceed?
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User has a  HP Color Laser Jet Pro MFP M277c6
Whenever they print documents, it appears that some of the magenta toner has been linking out and showing up on the edges of the printed pages
I've had them print some blank pages, but the toner persists.
How to get rid of these toner marks?  Thanks.
Printed pages with Magenta toner leak
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What pins on an Intel S2600cp server system board are used for plugging in the connectors for the USB ports on the front of the server's case?

Attached are the manual and reference specs guide for the Intel S2600cp server system board.

Manual-g26942005_s2600cp_p4000cp_tps.pdf
Specs-g54899001-s2600cp-p4000cp-sg-r.pdf
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PeripheralsSponsored by Jamf Now

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.