You can remove a USB controller from your virtual machine.

When you remove the USB controller, you cannot connect a USB device to the virtual machine.


Shut down or power off the virtual machine. You cannot change the setting while the virtual machine is powered on or suspended.


  1. Select Window > Virtual Machine Library.
  2. Select a virtual machine in the Virtual Machine Library window and click Settings.
  3. Under Removable Devices in the Settings window, click USB & Bluetooth.
  4. Under Advanced USB options, click Remove USB Controller.
  5. Click Remove in the confirmation dialog box.