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Windows 7: How many USB ports are everyone using?

14 Mar 2010   #11
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Always connected:
Keyboard
DVD-RW Drive
External HD
HP all in one
Web Camera
One of those flexable laptop keyboard lights

Sometimes connected:
another external hard drive
MP3 player
Game pad
Logitech Momo force feedback racing wheel
and various flash drives
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14 Mar 2010   #12
jay817

vista 32bit
 
 

4 ports
Always connected.
Mouse
External.
Gamepad

sometimes
Pendrve
BlackBerry
ipod nano.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Mar 2010   #13
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by osholt View Post
Is it me or do I seam to have masses more stuff plugged into my PC than anyone else on this forum? Perhaps an Admin can levy my concerns

Oli

It's probably just how the rest of us are looking and listing stuff. For example, I have 5 computers that I use regularly in my house. My Windows 7 rig is the strongest, but likely least used box. (it's in the basement and I have a family with 2 young kids).

So, I only mentioned the things currently plugged into my Windows 7 box (keyboard,mouse and UPS). However, I have 3 external hard drives in my home, a Blackberry, my wife has an iPhone, we have a Kindle, I have a GPS, I have a scanner on another machine, a photo printer on another one, a laser printer hanging off my server, a webcam that i use occassionally, and a flight stick that I used to use for Flight Sims. Each of my computers is attached to it's respective UPS as well

So, don't worry...I'm sure you aren't alone.
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14 Mar 2010   #14
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

4 HD's
G13
G15
N52
Tablet
MX1000
UPS
Bluetooth
Card Reader
Hub
Blackberry
Ipod
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Mar 2010   #15
Jokesta

Windows 7
 
 

4 ports, and nothing connected at all times. I only use them for my Zune, digital camera, and various things. Then again, this is my laptop.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Mar 2010   #16
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Keyboard and mouse always connected, everything else (printer, camera, scanner, etc) only connected as needed.
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14 Mar 2010   #17
osholt

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by osholt View Post
Is it me or do I seam to have masses more stuff plugged into my PC than anyone else on this forum? Perhaps an Admin can levy my concerns

Oli

It's probably just how the rest of us are looking and listing stuff. For example, I have 5 computers that I use regularly in my house. My Windows 7 rig is the strongest, but likely least used box. (it's in the basement and I have a family with 2 young kids).

So, I only mentioned the things currently plugged into my Windows 7 box (keyboard,mouse and UPS). However, I have 3 external hard drives in my home, a Blackberry, my wife has an iPhone, we have a Kindle, I have a GPS, I have a scanner on another machine, a photo printer on another one, a laser printer hanging off my server, a webcam that i use occassionally, and a flight stick that I used to use for Flight Sims. Each of my computers is attached to it's respective UPS as well

So, don't worry...I'm sure you aren't alone.
The thing is I'm in the same situation as you. God knows how many PCs are in my house now and most of them don't have a port to spair (webcams, printers,wireless USB devices , USB DVR boxes, Keyboards and mice etc. as well as a multitude of cameras, sat navs and phones that my family own!

Thanks for trying to levy my cocerns.

Oli
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14 Mar 2010   #18
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Only my Razer mouse, I use a card for my Canon camera.
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14 Mar 2010   #19
smsff7

Windows 7 Pro X64
 
 

I have my back 4 USB ports used

1: USB gaming mouse
2: USB Headset
3: USB game controller adapter (I got a ps2 duel shock 2 connected to my PC)
4: Cable for my MP3 player (Sansa E270)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Mar 2010   #20
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Always Connected

Keyboard
Mouse
All in one printer

Connected as needed

Nikon D70
GE A730
Zune
Garmin GPS (2)
WD external HD
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