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Old 05-07-2007, 07:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Why does a USB extension cable causes occasional flash drive write error?

Whenever my USB flash drive is plugged in this USB extension cable, the computer occasionally displays "Cannot write to drive [x]:. Data or files may be lost." Meanwhile plugging the flash drive directly to the CPU's usb port doesn't cause any problems at all.

Why does a USB extension cable causes occasional flash drive write error?
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Old 05-07-2007, 08:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Why does a USB extension cable causes occasional flash drive write error?

Hello,

Two potential reasons:

1. Not enough power running throught the USB cable as it may be too long.
2. Inteference, though the cable does have a ferrite bead to eliminate interference.
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Default Re: Why does a USB extension cable causes occasional flash drive write error?

CPU:


PC:


There's a difference.

Sorry, that's just a pet peeve of mine.

Is the port you're connecting to a USB 2.0 port?
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Nicely done .
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