Devices Turn On or Off Notification if Issues Connecting USB in Windows 11


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Windows will show a notification if there are issues connecting a USB device by default.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off show notification if there are issues connecting a USB device for your account in Windows 11.


Contents

  • Option One: Turn On or Off Notification if Issues Connecting USB in Settings
  • Option Two: Turn On or Off Notification if Issues Connecting USB using REG file




Option One

Turn On or Off Notification if Issues Connecting USB in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Bluetooth & devices on the left side, and click/tap on USB on the right side. (see screenshot below)


Show_notification_if_issues_connecting_USB-1.png

3 Turn On (default) or Off Connection notifications for what you want. (see screenshot below)

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4 You can now close Settings if you like.




Option Two

Turn On or Off Notification if Issues Connecting USB using REG file


1 Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you want.

2 Turn On Notification if Issues Connecting USB

This is the default setting.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_ON_Show_notification_if_issues_connecting_USB.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Shell\USB]
"NotifyOnUsbErrors"=dword:00000001

3 Turn Off Notification if Issues Connecting USB

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_OFF_Show_notification_if_issues_connecting_USB.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Shell\USB]
"NotifyOnUsbErrors"=dword:00000000

4 Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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