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I am using a USB thermometer to log temperatures on some of my clients computers.

The device I am using can act as a keyboard and send keystrokes (if you hold down the caps lock key, its starts to type the temperature every second). It uses the standard windows USB driver to do so.

This has caused issues with some of my users. They are not able to turn off the device and it starts wreaking havoc by sending keystrokes to whatever application they have open.

Is there any way to disable a USB device from sending keystrokes while still allowing it to be accessed through other means (a DLL)?

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