You can remove a USB controller from your virtual machine.

Before you begin

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

About this task

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


  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.