You can disable the autoconnect feature if you do not want USB devices to connect to a virtual machine when you power it on.

Before you begin

Power off the virtual machine.

Procedure

  1. Select the virtual machine and select VM > Settings.
  2. On the Hardware tab, select USB Controller.
  3. Deselect Automatically connect new USB devices to disable automatic connection of USB devices.
  4. Click OK to save your changes.