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Windows 7: Misc. Hardware tips and tricks

31 Oct 2013   #1
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 
Misc. Hardware tips and tricks

I have some USB devices and it's not always easy to see which direction the tiny USB connectors need to be turned. I can't really see which way the angle is on them, especially for my camera and phone. Here's an idea that may help.

I use a metallic Sharpie® pen and put a small dot on the "top" side of the connector and the device. Line up the dots and the orientation is correct. This is an example of a HDD enclosure.

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31 Oct 2013   #2
Yard Dog

Win 7 Home Premium SP1 32 bit
 
 

That works.
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31 Oct 2013   #3
madcratebuilder

Win8/8.1,Win7-U64, Vista U64, uncounted Linux distor's
 
 

Great idea, I use a similar method.
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31 Oct 2013   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

I should have added in the first post,
Add your own ideas too.
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