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Windows 7: How many USB ports are everyone using?

15 Mar 2010   #21
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Only my Razer mouse, I use a card for my Canon camera.

I forgot, I also have an HP printer in a USB port.
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15 Mar 2010   #22

7 x64 | 7 x64

Wireless adaptor.
1 or 2 flash drives (data / tunes for the Jeep)
1 USB to parellel cable adaptor for my HP 6P.
1 USB card reader for the digital camera.

Mouse & Keyboard but that's like - do they realy count.
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15 Mar 2010   #23

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Always connected (hub):
  • External HD * 2
  • External DVD
  • TV tuner * 2
  • Pen tablet
  • Webcam

When needed:
  • Mobil phone * 2
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15 Mar 2010   #24

MSDN Home Premium

11 here:

External USB HDD
LaserJet Printer
InkJet Printer
Camera Dock (1)
Camera Dock (2)
Talex Lead (Speed Camera Device)
Bluetooth Dongle
Extension lead to Monitor (pass through facility)
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15 Mar 2010   #25

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by osholt View Post
How many USB ports do you use at any one time?

I have 7 on the go at anyone time.

I have these devices plugged in:
Canon photo printer;
3 HDDs;
a graphics tablet;
iPhone and
a Microsoft Sidewinder Joystick (from 1997 or something )

I would also like to know if you who are able to are going to upgrade to USB 3.0 any time soon?

My printer and external HDD are plugged in but not powered on except when in use...and the cables for my 3 mp3 players stay plugged into the tower(that way they don't get lost). My keyboard and mouse plug into the PS/2 ports. So I have 7 USB 2.0 ports free, except when I plug in my Nikon P&S camera), and one esata port free.
Oh, and no plans to upgrade to USB 3.0 anytime soon.
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15 Mar 2010   #26

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)

Port 1:
Port 2:
--Laser printer
--Multifunction Printer
Port 3:
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17 Mar 2010   #27

windows7 premium x64

mouse lol oh and printer sometimes
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