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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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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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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I have built two servers containing Intel S2600CP server boards.

These server boards are connected to a Raidmax Cobra Power 1200W 80 Plus Gold Power Supply.

The problem is that these "Raidmax Cobra Power 1200W 80 Plus Gold Power Supplies" don't have the right kind of power connectors for connecting to the connectors on the Intel S2600 CP server system boards next to the two CPUs. They contain a six pin connector and a detachable 2 pin connector.

The main power connector that comes from these power supplies that connects to the server system board plugs in without any issues; the problem is that the two other smaller power connectors that plug into the server system board (next to the CPUs) have only six pins instead of the eight that are needed.

When just the six pin connector is connected to these two locations on the server system boards the server system boards won't power on and produce a lot of beep codes (and nothing displays on the monitor). The same thing happens when the other two detachable pins are connected alongside these six pin power connectors.

So I'm hoping that there are adapters or cables I can buy that will plug into these "Raidmax Cobra Power 1200W 80 Plus Gold Power Supplies" on one end and that will then plug into the two eight-pin connectors on the server system board (next to the CPUs).

What sort of adapters or cables are available that will allow me to use the "Raidmax Cobra Power 1200W 80 Plus Gold Power Supplies" with these…
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I have cleared out an area in my office and on the back wall I have a 3 tiered standing desk.  I am going to use this desk to setup/troubleshoot laptops, desktops, and printers.  I want to be able to quickly change out cables like network, mouse, keyboard, usb, monitor.  Is there a device I could connect to the wall (so it is accessible) and be able to change out things easier?
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1. What are the screw sizes for an APC SMT1500RM2U Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) lid?

2. Where can I order these replacement screws from?

Someone else unscrewed the screws holding the lid cover on this UPS and didn't save them.

I would like to replace these screws but need to make sure I order or buy the right kind and size.
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Write with a desktop mouse on a regular mouse pad, without a special tablet or touchscreen.

I need something intended to be used as a writing pen but does not require a touch screen or special tablet surface to function.
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What the docking station would you guys recommend for Dell Inspiron 14.  It should have 2x VGA ports for two monitors, and at least 3x USB.  
Thanks in advance.
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I have a HP notebook and all of a sudden every time I connect the wireless or wired USB Mouse or Keyboard it does not recognize them. They show on other devices and it is unable to update. I tried 4 or 5 different sets and it does the same. Any other USB device (hard drive, usb hub etc..) works just fine in the same ports
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I have an ASUS desktop running windows 10 home. The mouse and keyboard don't work when windows boots up. Tested keyboard and mouse on other pc and it worked fine. used every usb port on the problem machine and still nothing. Attempted to use a ps/2 mouse and the same issue is happening. Steps taken:

1. booted into bios, keyboard works. made sure usb ports were enabled
2. rebooted still didn't work.
3. booted into safe mode and they still don't work.
4. attempted system restore but no restore points are available.
5. had to go into command prompt start up and enable ps/2 mouse, disabled and enabled usb ports .
6. booted into safe mode and ps/2 mouse works but still no usb.
7. attempted to update drivers on mouse and keyboard, but says windows was unable to install the driver.
8. Manually downloaded drivers onto flashdrive from other pc and still couldn't install the drivers.

Wired Mouse and Keyboard are both Asus, also tried Wired Dell mouse and keyboard.
Any ideas?
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My old Galaxy Note 2 dropped & the screen goes blank : after resetting (& removing battery), occasionally,
it boots up (but with blank screen) & I can hear sound (or even phone calls to it: when I connect my Win 7
laptop to the Note2 with a USB cable, somehow driver did not install :
I'm looking for a microUSB to HDMI cable to view the Note2 screen

Recommend me a couple of freeware running on Win 7 that could copy out everything (all my
Whatsapp conversations, photos, Contacts, SMSes) and ideally the apps (I have AXS, ACRcalls,
various browsers and their bookmarks) out to a Note4 (I just bought this used Note4).

I'll need to retain the Android 6.x on this Note4 (ie don't copy over the Android 4.x from the
Note2) as some sites dont allow Android 4.x to connect to them anymore
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What kind of CPU fan does an Intel Xeon E5 2620 CPU take?
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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.