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How To Enable USB Port in Windows

We can Enable USB port by using Registry Editor method or by using Device Manager method.

Step-I: Click on Start and type run to open Run window, or press Windows+R to open Run window. A window will open as below.

Enable USB Port Through Registry Editor

Step-II: Type regedit and click on OK button.

Step-III: A Registry Editor window will open.

Step-IV: Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE by clicking on the arrow icon on the left side of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.

Step-V: Expand SYSTEM>CurrentControlSet>Services as shown below.

Step-VI: Find USBSTOR under Services.

Step-VII: Double-click on start REG DWORD from the right side of USBSTOR.

Step-VIII: Change the value data to 3 and Base should be Hexadecimal selected and click on OK button.

Enable USB Port Through Device Manager

Step-I: Click on Start Window and write Device Manager and click on it or hit Enter. A Device Manager window will open as below.

Step-II: Expand Universal Serial Bus Controllers by click on the arrow icon on the left side of Universal Serial Bus Controllers.

Step-III: Right click on Inter(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller and click on Enable.

USB port will be enabled.

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