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    Open Device Manager in Windows 10

    Open Device Manager in Windows 10

    How to Open Device Manager in Windows 10
    Published by Category: Hardware & Drivers
    09 Mar 2019
    Designer Media Ltd


    How to Open Device Manager in Windows 10


    Device Manager displays information about each device. This includes the device type, device status, manufacturer, device-specific properties, and information about the driver for the device.

    Device Manager can show hidden devices. This is helpful when you are testing the installation of a new PnP device.

    Device Manager provides detailed information in the Properties dialog for each device. Right click on the name of the device, and then click/tap on Properties. The General, Driver, Details, and Events tabs contain information that can be useful when you debug errors.

    See also: Device Manager for makers of devices and drivers - Windows drivers | Microsoft Docs

    This tutorial will show you different ways to open Device Manager in Windows 10.


     CONTENTS:



    EXAMPLE: Device Manager
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    Open Device Manager in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Open Device Manager in Windows 10
    Open Device Manager using Keyboard Shortcut

    1. Press the Win+X keys to open the Win+X Quick Link menu, and press the M key to open Device Manager.






    Open Device Manager in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Open Device Manager in Windows 10
    Open Device Manager from Win+X menu

    1. Open the Win+X Quick Link menu.

    2. Click/tap on Device Manager or press the M key. (see screenshot below)

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    Open Device Manager in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Open Device Manager in Windows 10
    Open Device Manager from Search

    1. Open Search (Win+S) or the Start menu.

    2. Start typing Device Manager in the search box, and click/tap on Device Manager when available in the search results. (see screenshot below)

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    Open Device Manager in Windows 10 OPTION FOUR Open Device Manager in Windows 10
    Open Device Manager from Control Panel

    1. Open the Control Panel (icons view).

    2. Click/tap on Device Manager. (see screenshot below)

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    Open Device Manager in Windows 10 OPTION FIVE Open Device Manager in Windows 10
    Open Device Manager from System control panel

    1. Press the Win+Pause/Break keys to open the System control panel.

    2. Click/tap on the Device Manager link on the left side. (see screenshot below)

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    Open Device Manager in Windows 10 OPTION SIX Open Device Manager in Windows 10
    Open Device Manager from Run

    1. Press the Win+R keys to open Run.

    2. Type devmgmt.msc or hdwwiz.cpl into Run, and click/tap on OK or press Enter. (see screenshot below)

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    Open Device Manager in Windows 10 OPTION SEVEN Open Device Manager in Windows 10
    Open Device Manager from File Explorer

    1. Open File Explorer (Win+E).

    2. Navigate to and open the C:\Windows\System32 folder, and click/tap on the devmgmt.msc or hdwwiz.cpl file to run it. (see screenshot below)

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    Open Device Manager in Windows 10 OPTION EIGHT Open Device Manager in Windows 10
    Open Device Manager from Command Prompt

    1. Open a command prompt.

    2. Type devmgmt.msc or hdwwiz.cpl into the command prompt, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

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    Open Device Manager in Windows 10 OPTION NINE Open Device Manager in Windows 10
    Open Device Manager from PowerShell

    1. Open PowerShell.

    2. Type devmgmt.msc or hdwwiz.cpl into the PowerShell, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

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    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Posts : 252
    Microsoft Windows 10 x64
       #1

    option #99 (sorry could not resist )

    Start Menu -> Right Click -> Left Click "Device Manager"

    Thanks
      My ComputerSystem Spec

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