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Just sitting here looking at my setup

How many USB devices do you use?

Man! How many separate USB devices do I really have? I'm counting, counting, counting -- OK, I give up. And, you know what? Most of the devices explicitly say in the docs you can't hook them up through a USB hub. How crazy is that?

So tell me, how many USB devices do you use?

Rod Trent, manager of and a Microsoft MVP, is an expert on Microsoft Systems Management Server. He has more than 18 years of IT experience -- eight of which have been dedicated to SMS. He is the author of Microsoft SMS Installer, Admin911: SMS, and IIS 5.0: A Beginner's Guide and has written thousands of articles on technology topics. He can be reached at

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