Strange request

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  1. Camelgrinder

    Camelgrinder New Member

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    Hey all,

    My first post and it may sound a strange one.

    Is there a way to make the ipod not show up when plugging it in to USB, but still charge. Reason is i work in a Government department with sensitive data and USB devices are banned. I want to charge my ipod but not have it leave a trace of it being plugged in.
  2. Meikura

    Meikura Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Just buy a USB wall charger?
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    Need I say more?
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    Meikura Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Sorry, I didn't make that clear.
    You can buy wall chargers which have a USB port on them, which you can plug into a power socket and it's essentially just a USB port. You can then plug your iPod cable into that, and charge your iPod through that.
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    Got that one too.
    Works perfect to me.
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    i really would charge it at home and leave the cable at home to... i wouldnt want to get fired lol...
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    That is not a strange request...

    If you asked how you could get it to make peanut butter sandwiches.... that would be weird. If you mentioned chickens and sex in the same sentence WITHOUT a fullstop or comma, then you would have a weird question on your hands in the making... your nickname on the other hand... welll...

    Anyway, one way of doing it, but i dare say you cant really do it because it would be a pain in the arse, is to apply some tape to the inside of your USB plug on your cable. you only want the charge lines working, not the transfer ones. harder then it seems really.

    Another way would be to install then disable the drivers for that device. that may take admin access on your terminal though...

    easier is buy a USB wall charger or charge it overnight at home before you go to work. OR!!!! buy a USB battery adaptor! It has space for AA batteries and a USB plug on one end. It emulates a USB power port and does not require a computer/power socket and easy enough to change over the batteries with fresh ones if they go dead

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