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You can find out if your PC has USB ports by either physically locating the USB ports on the front or the back of the PC, or by checking if they are installed through your operating system.

Image of the USB icon

Image of the USB icon all USB ports and USB devices will display this symbol

1. A USB port is shown in the following image;

Location of USB ports on a laptop

Image showing the location of USB ports on a laptop

If your PC has one or more USB ports they are most likely to be found on the front or the back of your PC. On laptops their are often located on the sides.

2. You can also check for USB installation through Windows. To do this, right click My Computer and select Properties, then click device manager;

Image showing device manager in windows 7

If you have USB installed you will be able to see it shown as Universal Serial Bus controllers, as shown above;