You can remove a USB controller from a virtual machine if you do not want to connect to USB devices.

Verify that all USB devices are disconnected from the virtual machine.

Required Privilege: Virtual Machine.Configuration.Add or Remove Device

1

In the vSphere Client inventory, right-click the virtual machine and select Edit Settings.

2

Click the Hardware tab and select USB controller.

3

Click Remove.

4

Click OK to save your changes.

The controller is no longer connected to the virtual machine, but remains available to add at a later time.