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Disable USB

By henrykhb ·
I want to disable some USB ports from an HP7800 series ultra slim desktop. i can only find ALL USB PORTS = available or hiden or only hide front. this' under device security in bios. i want to be able to use only two usb ports for my keyboard and mouse, the rest must be blocked. what do i have to do? upgrade bios, if so how?

thx much

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I am struggling

by tintoman In reply to Disable USB

for a reason why anyone would want to do this, if you don't want to use the usb ports why don't you just refrain from plugging anything in to them?
If you don't want anyone else to use them either just put a little piece of tape over them, otherwise I can think of no sensible reason to do what you are suggesting

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Are you really Ernst Stavro Blofeld ?? ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Disable USB

Because what you are asking makes as much sense as why you always had that stupid fluffy white cat in all your appearances in the James Bond films.

I don't understand what you are asking either.

Maybe the cat knows the answer!

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Block ports except keyboard/mouse?

by Bizzo In reply to Disable USB

Have a look here:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;823732

This will "prevent users from connecting to a USB storage device", but should still allow you to connect a USB keyboard and mouse.

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auto run

by patb071 In reply to Block ports except keyboa ...

I would also disable autorun

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