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FEZ Cobra II Wifi Stability issues and trouble deploying FTP server - Hardware recommendation [on hold]

I didn't know how to put this straight into a question....but here is the scenario....and I was redirected to here from stack overflow I am using a Hardware piece from GHI electronics: its an "FEZ ...
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What might cause DIR $file to report “File not found” when DIR $dir shows the same file just fine?

I can DIR a file and it doesn't exist, but DIRing its directory, or a file in the same directory as it, works fine. Is this a hardware or software problem? If it's hardware, is it the drive or ...
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Live USB to load small app to see system specs

I have a bunch of servers in storage. But i dont know the specs for each one. Most of which dont have hard drives. I want to load a small app, to scan and tell me the specs of the comp. CPU, Chipset, ...
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USB device goes to “Unknown device” randomly

We have a kiosk that uses a bio scanner from m2sys (usb device). It scans your palm to recognize you. Every so often, maybe 1-3 times a day, the bio scanner will become an unknown device. We are ...
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Does any USB controller card exist that fully offloads I/O from the host CPU?

In the hard drive controller card market - the higher-end (LSI, 3Ware) cards have their own on-board CPU and RAM, and take care of interacting with the hard drive, only notifying the system's CPU ...
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Converter for input (composite USB) and output (2x PS2)

It seems there are plenty of PS/2 to USB converters but want we need is a composite USB input and 2x PS/2 outputs (keyboard and mouse). An example application: a server without USB ports but 2x PS/2 ...
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Proliant ML370 G5 and “dongle” removal

Recently I've bought a Proliant ML370 G5 in tower case. After I got it the seller asked me to remove the "dongle" from it and return it back to him. The problem is I can't locate the "dongle" thing in ...
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What is a a good serial-to-USB adapter?

Serial ports on devices are still used for many things, especially on network devices. However, most modern laptops no longer have serial (aka "COM") ports. So what I'm curious about is: what is a ...
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Having a hardware problem with USB & Keyboard on machine, need some ideas?

I would have posted this on superuser but I can't get into it since it is still in private beta. I have a Dell sc400 at a remote location running SBS 2003 that is having some issues. The usb ports ...
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Reporting on additions and removals of devices to the USB hub under Windows

Our company is looking to implement a policy of monitoring USB additions and removals to our corporate PC's running the Windows operating system. We know that we can just block USB usage for users ...
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Temporary external mounting of 3.5" SATA/IDE drives

What do you use for temporarily externally mounting 3.5" SATA and IDE hard drives? When I'm in the field and just have a laptop with me, I'd like to be able to mount a client's drive to my laptop for ...
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How can you test an external (USB) hard drive?

I have an external drive that has had issues with corrupt data in the past. However, I'm not sure if this is a physical problem with the drive, or whether it was just a file problem. Typically, I ...