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USB packet sniffer software to look at the data coming from an Xbox controller

Wireshark AFAIK, the defacto standard tool to sniff USB traffic is Wireshark, which comes with USB PCAP to sniff USB traffic. From their website: It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard ...
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lsusb for Windows

There are several tools available for this purpose. However, and unfortunately there is not one single tool like lsusb which does it all. Here are your options: DevCon.exe (CLI) which is available in ...
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multiple bootable iso on usb flash drive

If you don't mind installing a Linux system on your flashdrive you can do this rather easily using the grml-rescueboot package. I used Lubuntu for it's small size and flexiblitly, installed the grml ...
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Software to access Windows hardrive from Android phone via USB

All you need is a DLNA server on your Windows computer. (In Linux, you can install uShare.) Then you can use any DLNA application in Android to browse the DLNA share exposed on your Windows computer....
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Tool to create bootable FreeBSD USB flash drives

I was in the same situation some time ago and found only 2 solutions, one for Windows one for Linux (Etcher supports 3 major platforms though, I tried only on Linux): Rufus and Etcher Etcher Flash OS ...
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lsusb for Windows

Uwe Sieber's commandline tool RestartUsbPort can list present USB devices: C:\>RestartUsbPort -L RestartUsbPort V1.0.3 (Win32) - Restarts a USB Port Freeware by Uwe Sieber - www.uwe-sieber.de List ...
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multiple bootable iso on usb flash drive

"MultiBootUSB is a cross platform software written in python which allows you to install multiple live linux on a USB disk non destructively and option to uninstall distros." Works well.
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Login to Windows via a USB key

My USBLogon is another software that fits into your requirements scheme: Free, no ads Simple user interface Locks/Shuts down computer/logs off user upon removal of the USB drive Set-up of an ...
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Software to reset USB port when a website cannot be pinged

On Windows, this can be done with a Batch file, and DEVCON (program for working with USB). Download DEVCON Enter the following code in a batch file @echo off SET wait = _number_of_seconds_to_wait_+...
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multiple bootable iso on usb flash drive

You could use YUMI, it creates a good menu and places entrys for each Iso loaded! You can get it here for windows: YUMI multiboot pendrive It really works great with Linux distros and various rescue ...
Ken Mollerup's user avatar
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multiple bootable iso on usb flash drive

Though this is not a software recommendation, but - IODD hosts a lot of ISO images, bootable or not. Some models support also multiple "virtual disks". (Older USB2.0 models a.k.a. "Zalman Virtual CD ...
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Debian based portable Linux distro

DSL small Linux distro was developed as an experiment to see how many usable desktop applications can fit inside a 50MB live CD. With the time this project expanded into a large community with ...
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USB antivirus scanner

Norton AV has a bootable USB stick for system scanning. Also you can not trust a USB stick/portable app antivirus to scan a running system because an active rootkit will just hide all of its ...
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USB antivirus scanner

My favorite is SUPERAntiSpyware. It works fine with other anti-virus software including Avast. It's free to use (for personal use) and is being updated every day. It includes a portable version that ...
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lsusb for Windows

For those that don't require a console-application: You can Download USB-TreeView from Uwe Sieber's website. It's based on Microsoft's "USBView" sample application found in the Windows ...
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Software to read S.M.A.R.T. (SMART) values from USB hard disk drives (Windows)

A list of USB to SATA bridges that support passing through SMART commands is provided at https://www.smartmontools.org/wiki/USB. This is not specifically a list of cases or docks, but the chipsets ...
Noso Opforu's user avatar
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Tool for restoring firmware image from dumps taken from broken eMMC

I can not comment so I apologize for 'answering', but it seems to me you need error correction or even RR retries rather than guessing disguised as statistics. So for this you'd need a reader/adapter ...
Joep van Steen's user avatar
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USB library for Julia language

You simply need to use PyCall library in Julia to import usb library from Python import PyCall usb = PyCall.pyimport("usb") the resulting usb object is what you can use to communicate with usb ...
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Looking for free software to run Windows on a USB HD

Rufus works pretty fine, you just need to select the proper .ISO file for Windows then the option for Windows To Go option appears. If you wish to boot the device in Legacy mode, select the “MBR ...
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Encrypt a flash drive for GNU/Linux (and maybe Windows)

I believe veracrypt, the truecrypt fork, can be used both on windows and linux.
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Is there an alternative for active tools for formatting and creating partition?

Ok, let me start by trying to clarify something. Windows talks about formatting, but is actually mixing several things. On floppies and old hard drives, formatting was needed to establish a format on ...
ptman's user avatar
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Is there a free method to share a USB device from a hyper-v host to a guest VM?

It seems like Samba would be a good alternative. You would then be able to access the USB device on the network, assuming your VMs are able to communicate on the network with your Hyper-V host.
Chris Johnson's user avatar
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USB Audio streaming Windows to Windows

You can easily transfer audio/mic on your LAN using VBAN protocol. Since you are on Windows machine just install Voicemeeter Banana edition which have got VBAN implemented. Android and iOS are also ...
Vlastimil Ovčáčík's user avatar
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What is a good portable for screenshot or capture?

My suggestion for you would be ShareX. It is free and open-source. It has both Screenshot and Screen Capture capabilities (which is rare to see in one application). Is available as a portable ...
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Acquiring images from a live video from a TV to PC adapter

The method suggested by this SO post worked for me: I used a trial version of DVdrive software to fool my OS into believing that the connected TV to PC adapter is a webcam and then I was able to ...
Balraj Parmar's user avatar
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software to re-use USB Volume control?

Devices like the Griffin Powermate put out a specific code, emulating one of 2 possible keyboard keys: Multimedia Volume Up, Multimedia Volume Down. While you can write code to catch that (like ...
Alan Campbell's user avatar
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Video/image capture software for USB camera on Windows 7

VLC can do all of that, and more https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-record-your-webcam-with-vlc/
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Drive cloning tool that works with different sized drives

Too bad, I didn't see the question earlier. Steve Barnes's answer is completely wrong. You can clone your drives, using any partition editor. Basiclly, the target drive has to be no less size, then ...
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Drive cloning tool that works with different sized drives

Basically, you can't because two clones must be identical, that is what the word means, which results in the same apparent size. The quickest and easiest answer is to procure a batch of 20+ identical ...
Steve Barnes's user avatar
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Linux live CD/DVD that includes UnionFS (but not Knoppix)

Both Mint and Ubuntu can do persistence. Or even be installed directly to USB w/ boot loader written to USB. I prefer Mint - Ubuntu made me upset with some changes a few versions ago... Here's how ...
ivanivan's user avatar
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