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Windows 7: Hide USB modem from being ejected

17 May 2015   #1
juanjotoronja

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Hide USB modem from being ejected

Hi i want to hide my usb wifi adapter from being ajected, when i plug it windows show the option to be safetly removed i don't want that option for this adapter because my brothers plug diferent kind of usb devices and sometimes by mistake they eject the wifi adapter and loss internet connection.


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17 May 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

If you don't mind a 3rd party tool - windows vista - Hide internal USB device from "Safely remove hardware" - Super User - a bit expensive for my taste though

Would this make sense to you? From networking - How to prevent Windows from safely removing hardware? - Server Fault - You would need to find a way to alter it to fit your situation
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services[your network adaptors keys]. Check under the Enum key, make sure it is a PCI and not USB entry. Under each network adaptor key, create a DWORD DisableRemovable with data value of 1. This doesn't stop the NIC from being removed but it does reconnect it properly.
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