HP PC USB ports

  Sean.f 09:57 10 Dec 2008
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Hi, I have just bought my daughter a HP PC, when I go into my computer all the USB ports are showing as removable drives, is there any way to stop them from showing like this?

Thanks

  FreeCell 10:04 10 Dec 2008

Just for clarity. Is this a desktop PC? If so then sometimes a USB port is used to connect a multi-format card reader into the unit and these then show as removable drives to My Computer.

  Technotiger 10:22 10 Dec 2008

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  FreeCell 10:34 10 Dec 2008

Actually some laptops exhibit the same for the same reasons. They are not really your USB ports

Presume if you plug something into a USB it works perfectly okay?

  Sean.f 11:01 10 Dec 2008

yes it is a desktop (hp compaq) it just pisses me of when I use it and go to my computer and the 6 usb ports show as drives

  woodchip 11:25 10 Dec 2008

Check its not got a Card Reader as these are as above, but USB should not be

  Sean.f 14:07 10 Dec 2008

I think it has got a card reader, I think it has 3 card slots

  woodchip 18:54 10 Dec 2008

It will show removable for each type of memory it can read

  Sean.f 16:26 11 Dec 2008

thanks

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