Get attached USB devices

Gets the user’s USB devices

Version: 2.3.7
Created: 2017-06-21T09:12:10.017
Modified: 2019-07-02T12:16:23.09
Creator: sebastien.le-gonid
Downloads: 68
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$ErrorActionPreference = ‘Stop’
<# .SYNOPSIS Gets the attached USB devices .DESCRIPTION Gets the attached USB devices using WMI with the Win32_USBControllerDevice class, then displays a summary of the information. .EXAMPLE This script can be used to find USB devices that may be malfunctioning or misconfigured (Status field not OK). It can also be used to compare the attached USB devices of several machines. .NOTES Based on example code from James Brundage Context: This script can be triggered from: User session Modification history: 29=06-2019 - Ton de Vreede - Added simple error handling, selection and sorting to original community script submission .LINK https://devblogs.microsoft.com/powershell/get-usb-using-wmi-association-classes-in-powershell/ #>

# Retreive, select and sort USB Controller details
try {
Get-WmiObject Win32_USBControllerDevice | Foreach-Object { [Wmi]$_.Dependent } | Select-Object Name,Manufacturer,PnPClass,DeviceID,Status | Sort-Object Name | Format-Table -AutoSize
}
catch {
Write-Host “The USB devices could not be retreived. Exception detail:`n$_”
}

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