USB Device Properties

This dialog serves for informational purposes only. If you need to change some preferences of the device it can be done using advanced device sharing.

General Settings

Select a shared USB device and click Device Properties button.

USB Device Properties


The device name assigned by the system is indicated in this field.


USB over Network Server allows you to assign unique alias (Description) to any USB device. On the client side such aliases serve as additional identification for USB devices (e.g., White Flash Drive).

Device Info

Set of attributes that describes the particular device specification.

VID, PID, Rev, Class, Subclass, Protocol — the USB device attributes.

Port — the number of the port where the USB device is plugged in. The first digit corresponds to the number of the USB device host controller. The second one indicates the port number of the root hub. All following digits represent the port numbers of the external USB hub.

Serial — the serial number of the USB device.

Sharing parameters

Usually when a USB device is being shared, this option gets the value Share. But if the device is shared automatically, (e.g. the device is plugged into a shared port or comes under the rule) and you don't want it to be shared, change this option to Prevent from sharing using advanced device sharing.

Allow connecting when the USB device is occupied by another user — enabling this option allows users to take a shared USB device connected to another user. In this case the device will be forcibly disconnected from the old user and connected to a new one.

Action persistence

Permanent — the selected action (e.g., Prevent from sharing) is permanent. It is applied automatically at every system startup.

Until restart — the selected action is valid until the system reboot.

Until unplug — the selected action will be deleted as soon as the USB device is unplugged.


If this device is a composite device, the Interfaces tab will be displayed in the window. You can see what interfaces of the composite device are shared.

USB Device Properties

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