Step 1: Step 1: Tape Off Your Ports
Step 2: Step 2: Paint
Step 3: Results: Nice
Why were those USB ports black anyway?
Notes: You could use silver, white, or gold paint with better results.
Step 4: Other Tweaks
I was watching my girlfriend try to plug the power connector into the NIC! So I decided that something must be done. The wonderful engineers at HP decided putting the NIC right next to the power connector was a great idea.
I used new connectors and plugged them in. For the NIC I used a new connector but cut it in half so it doesn't stick out.