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Find device by Hardware ID in Device Manager?

Is there a way to search through the Windows 10 Device Manager, e.g. by Hardware ID? (Or is there another tool that can do this?) I know (part of) the Hardware ID of a device I have, e.g. it starts ...
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How to disable laptop keyboard/mousepad and stop it from reinstalling itself

I'm trying to disable a laptop's internal keyboard and mousepad (Lenovo E50, Windows 10) - when I uninstall them in 'Device Manager' and restart the computer, they reinstall themselves. If I right ...
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How to correctly install libusb-win32 for PCM RPT-800A UPS?

I have a PCM RPT-800A UPS, connected to a Windows 2012 machine. I would like to use NUT for communicating with the UPS.  But shortly after installing libusb-win32 for this UPS, the device in Device ...
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usb3 ports keep disconnecting devices

Computer: HP ProDesk 600 G1 DM (mini desktop). Windows 7-64 SP1 4 USB2 in the back and 2 USB3 in the front. I bought two 4-port USB3 hubs that have their own power supplies. When I connect the hubs ...
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Microphone works even though it is disabled in the Device Manager

I'm running Windows 10, and I have a microphone that I do not want to use. I disabled the microphone in the Device Manager. When I checked, I found that it still worked. My laptop has no other ...
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How to open an item in Device Manager without a mouse?

We have a Windows 10 system. The USB mouse's left click isn't working (the right click works, and I'm not sure about the wheel. The pointer is fine). To try to fix this, I figured out how to get ...
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if on Mac, how to see the Device Manager?

When I reading a document on the Internet: go into the properties of your serial-to-USB adapter in Device Manager.  It will tell you right there which port it is using. if on Mac, how to see the ...
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How to identify USB Ports in Device Manager?

How can I identify which items in Device Manager indicate actual, physical USB Ports?
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Flashdisk recognized as portable device but not showing in Explorer and Disk Management

I have a flash disk that's showing in my PC as a portable device with the letter F, but not showing up in Explorer and Disk Management. Please help.
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How to disable “effectively” windows 10 access to camera?

The "device manager" solution, either "disable" or "uninstall" (or both), won't work. It works until (I believe) you restart the machine. In this moment the plug and play service will install again ...
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Install a driver with devcon.exe

I have developed a multi-device HID driver, which consists of two devices: a virtual mouse driver and a proxy for it. The proxy is required for accepting output reports from clients, because mouses ...
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SD Card not recognized in Windows 8.1?

I'm running Windows 8.1 (x64) on a Toshiba L505D-S5965 and whenever I insert my SD card into it, I get an error that states "USB device not recognized". I'm pretty sure this isn't a hardware error ...
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Devices “Friendly Names” restored to defaults at every restart

I'm using Window10 Pro 64-bit 1709. I've renamed my sound devices using the FriendlyName registry key method (the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001 key). However, they get restored to the ...
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USB Driver - This device cannot start. (Code 10) - Insufficient system resources exist to complete the API

I've been tired trying find a solution, My USB controllers have a yellow exclamation sign in Device manager thus any USB I plug into isn't functioning until I remove the driver and reinstall it, and ...
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Windows 10 Device Manager - List/Enable/Disable without GUI

I'm looking for way to, using the command line or a scripting language (such as Python), list devices and enable/disable them. I'm aware of devcon but need a built-in way to do this. Then end goal ...
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How can I see Windows Device Manager changes?

When a new device (usually USB but not always) is added to a Windows machine, Windows adds that device as an entry in the Device Manager. You can even have the Device Manager open while device are ...
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Assign a serial number to a device through Windows to differentiate gamepads

I installed 4 Generic USB Controllers on my computer for my nephews to play together without fighting ("Generic" as I don't have to money to buy 4 official Xbox Controllers). All controllers work ...
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Why won't my USB device show in device manager?

I have an issue where my USB oscilloscope is no longer showing up in device manager. The system plays the hardware inserted sound. I have located the device in the registry and tried removing all ...
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Fixing 500 internal server error device manager OSX

For starters I run OS X 10.11.6 (Build 15G19009) and my server is Server 5.1.5 (Build 15S7047). I'm trying to enroll a machine using the device manager section, when I click the Enroll button I get a ...
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Is it possible for VBScript to check whether a specific device is in Device Manager?

In my Device Manager, there is "Realtek USB FE Family Controller". After the computer wakes up from sleep mode, sometimes the controller cannot be recognised, and "TK_NIC_DRIVER_INSTALLER.sfx.exe" ...
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Windows - Uninstalled Network Adapter reinstalls itself next boot

How can I make a Network Adapter I uninstalled from Device Manager stay dead (uninstalled)? (right now it reinstalls itself e.g. when I restart) Example: I have a laptop with a physically broken wifi ...
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Win10 constantly making Plug n Play Connect/Disconnect Sound

My machine a few months ago started making noises constantly like someone was continually plugging and unplugging a USB device (~10x/hour). It's affecting my gaming so I finally started trying to ...
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I can't see 'COM' labels in my GSM Box at Device Manager

Actually, this is really a newbie question since I am new to this GSM Box and I'm not sure if this should be posted on superuser or stackoverflow. Click here to view the GSM Image. This GSM/GPRS 2g ...
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How to reenable device (Xbox One Controller) in Device Manager under Windows 10

I've had some problems with my XOne gamepad (wired) under Win10 (during game, right stick and some keys stop working), so after searching for solution in the web, I've found out that disabling some ...
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Notebook does random device connect/disconnect sounds (not USB)

I've some Problems with my HP EliteBook 820 G4. As soon as I close the lid, Windows makes a "Device Connected"-Sound. Then, as soon as I open it up, it makes a "Device Disconnected"-Sound. When I leaf ...
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Device manager Keyboard and Mice

In device manager. Under Keyboards my mouse and keyboard are listed. Under mice the mouse and keyboard are listed under it. why would keyboard be under mice and mouse under keyboard? Is this normal? I ...
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Why intel 6th generation show in IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers driver instead 7th gen(my proccessor)?

my laptop have intel i5 7200u which is 7th generation. why in device manager at IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers, it is written 6th gen? am I install incorrect driver? Here's the screenshot:
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How to re-enable touchscreen on Windows 10 laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga)?

Couple of months back, my laptop was giving me the annoying "ghost touch" problem with my touchscreen, and not knowing how to fix it, I disabled my touchscreen via device manager. After a recent ...
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How do I determine which USB device is my USB C port?

I have a Dell Precision 7510 with Windows 10. It has four USB A ports and a USB C port. In Device Manager, how do I determine which one of these Universal Serial Bus controllers is the USB C port?
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udev: Wait for device permissions to be set before running script

I'm trying to pass USB devices into a running docker container using udev. However, the script gets called before permissions and group ownership are set correctly on the device, causing all kinds of ...
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Hiding or Re-categorizing a Device in Device Manager

I am using a Guest OS in VM. For the mouse, it has 3 different devices shown. I want 2 of them to be hidden. I could change device's name but to hide them is maybe more complicated than that. Even ...
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USB partition not showing up as drive

I recently formatted a 128gb Sandisk USB on my desktop (Window 10). The device was partitioned in two: one that was about 3gb (FAT), and the other 115gb (exFAT). The device worked all fine on my ...
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Running the devcon.exe properly (enabling/disabling the device from command line in Windows 10)

I have a device in my PC which runs on Windows 10, Enterprise version: I would like to disable and re-enable this particular device (and possible all others of the same prefix) every time Windows ...
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Using mknod and device-cgroup-rule to dynamically pass a printer to a dockerized cups

I'm trying to use my Raspberry Pi as a print server for my printer by running a dockerized cups. Everything works just fine when I docker run my image passing in the printer with the device flag. ...
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Wi-Fi disconnect and has to reboot my computer to fix

I have my ASUS laptop When its on for a while i get the WiFi not working it disconnect me and when I try to reconnect again it does not The only way to resolve this is by restarting the laptop. I ...
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Can’t open Device Manager in Windows 7

So lately my PC stopped recognizing my speakers. I searched for a solution, and every tip lead me to using the Device Manager. When I try to open it, it says that the MMC (Microsoft Management ...
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How to (re-)enable an unconnected device?

I can easily disable a network device via something like: $wmi = gwmi win32_networkadapter -filter "name LIKE '$target%'" $wmi.disable() or in newer Windows versions: get-netadapter -...
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Is it possible to prevent Windows to reset many system settings to default after a major update (Fall Creators Update)?

I recently installed the Windows 10 Creators Update on many of my PCs, and as with previous "major" update releases, I noticed that many of the system settings, including things like: Energy options ...
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How to Automatically update all devices in device manager

In Windows device manager it is possible to "manually" start an automatic update of a device. But its very tedious, each device has to be clicked (as it is not known if that particular device has an ...
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Will changing the CPU show up in system or device manager?

I recently bought a new computer, and was told that the CPU had been swapped out for a better (Core i7 7700) processor, however this does not show up in system or the device manager. I have ...
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Windows 10 x64 fails to install signed device drivers, although everything is reported to be okay

I am currently struggling with Windows 10 device driver signing, my company has developped some drivers for Windows 10 x86 and x64, which I try to sign using a SHA1 certificate. I know SHA1 is not the ...
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What makes the Disable Device button unclickable?

I wanted to disable the trackpad but the Disable Device button is unclickable: I then installed its driver and I can disable it via the driver, but the button from the native Device Manager of ...
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Trying to open device manager from cmd

I have trouble booting my computer but I have access to cmd, in particular, X:\windows\system32\cmd.exe. However, when I try to open device manager typing devmgmt.msc, I get the error: devmgmt.msc is ...
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External hard drive not showing up in Windows 10

I recently Installed windows 10 on my laptop. just after windows was done applying some updates It doesn't show my External Hard drive and USB flash memory! these hardwares show up everywhere like ...
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How to flash the firmware of an Intel onboard ethernet adapter

Situation I want to update/flash the firmware of my onboard ethernet adapter (Intel I218-V on an ASUS Maximus Ranger VII board). Intel has a tool bootutil that can be used for this purpose, but the ...
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How to configure Windows 10 to read signal from one antenna of the Wireless router?

My HP laptop (with Windows 10) fails to recognize the network from the wireless router(two antennae). The same happened with ArchLinux installed. Editing one of the config files (rtl8723be.conf) in /...
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Monitor broken despite ok device details

My laptop went through security and came out broken and yellow, and in some windows will be completely unrecognisable. I went to Device Management and the PnP Generic Monitor security details are "...
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Where does the Windows Device Manager fetch his data?

The question is pretty simple. I wonder where does the Device Manager fetch his data to build the devices list. Is it reading a table (Or more than one) in the WMI database ? Is it scanning all the ...
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External HDD nowhere listed in Explorer / My Computer, but listed in Device Manager

I recently bought a cheap external HDD case to use with a laptop HDD, so I can have a cheap and simple backup external HDD. Unfortunately the HDD does not show up in My Computer and Windows Explorer (...
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Mouse pad stops working, restart in driver solves issue temporarily, but is much to frequent

For the last half of year, I have been pestered with a touchpad problem and have not tried to try solving the issue until recently. My touchpad is a precision touchpad as described by Windows. There ...