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How to open Device Manager as admin?

My company has made our Win10 users to be "standard users" (without admin rights). However, there is a possibility to run a program using admin rights with some "auto elevation" (Avecto Defendpoint?) ...
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Using 2 Logitech unifying receivers lists 2 keyboards and mice in device manager

I am using 2 Logitech unifying receivers, one for the Logitech wireless keyboard and one for the Logitech wireless mouse. And I get the following duplicate devices in the device manager: And the only ...
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COM port in Windows 10

I understand that the COM port is a serial communication port inside a computer. But in my windows 10 laptop, I don't see any COM port connected. If I go to the control panel -> Device manager, I ...
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Network adapter device shows #2

I tried this but there are no ghost items.
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USB wifi dongle keeps disappearing/reappearing in device manager

Windows 10 Education TP-Link Archer T3U USB 3.0 AC1300 Mini Wireless MU-MIMO USB Adapter My USB wifi dongle keeps disappearing/reappearing every few seconds in device manager. Of course I also lose ...
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Cannot attach a com port to a virtual modem windows 10 gen 2 Hyper-V VM

I'm using a gen 2 VM on a Hyper-V host. I am trying to setup a 300bps virtual modem driver and attach it to a COM port under the phone and modem settings. It is not allowing me to select a COM port. ...
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GPU is not used in Windows 10

My system: My OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Version 10.0.18363 Build 18363 My GPU: AMD Radeon HD 5800 Series. Driver date 04.11.2015 My CPU (just in case this is relevant): Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU ...
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Windows - Check if the monitor is powered on or off (check with software)

So I turn off my monitor (it's connected using a VGA cable and I turn it off with its power button) and I connect to my PC (Windows 10) from another device, mostly using AnyDesk, but TeamViewer is ...
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Getting PowerA Wired Gamecube Controller working in PC?

So I recently bought a PowerA Wired Gamecube Controller for my Nintendo Switch. It works flawlessly in that console, but recently I have become interested in PC Emulation and I have thought about ...
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dump all USB device properties into file [closed]

I am looking for a way to dump all the USB devices' properties (e.g. Device description, Friendly name, Driver key, ...etc.) that are usually found under details in device manager, Windows. any ...
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Why is Device FriendlyName port-dependent

I am looking for a way to understand the following on Windows 10 using 'Device Manager': I have a USB device with different cameras attached to it, namely one cable for three cameras. The problem is ...
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Device manager refreshes on its own and USB devices stutter - how to tell what causes the refresh?

I have an issue on my Windows 10 computer where the USB audio, mouse, and keyboard will occasionally stutter. While troubleshooting this, I noticed that the stuttering is accompanied Windows Device ...
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EPSON WF 6590 printer missing many features unter Windows 10, no driver update solves this

Epson seems to only support installation of drivers via Windows Update. On Windows 10, the standard installed driver did not support anything, neither paper source could be selected, nor sort order ...
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Effect of “Delete the driver software for this device” checkbox in Windows' Device Manager?

In Windows, when deleting a device from Device Manager, the user is sometimes provided with a checkbox that specifies "Delete the driver software for this device". Does checking that box ever delete ...
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Why does the “Disable Device” command show up for only some USB controllers and not others?

In Windows 10's Device Manager, one of the USB controllers (8086:1c2d) built into my Intel P67 Express chipset shows a "Disable Device" command, and the other one (8086:1c26) does not (although it ...
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USB devices stay undetected until manually scanning for hardware changes in Device Manager (Windows 7)

On Windows 7 64bit, whenever I plug a USB device (mouse, keyboard, Android phone...) 90% of the time, I have to manually open Device Manager and Scan for hardware changes to be able to use the device. ...
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How to prevent frequent “uncrecognized usb device” error on win10 startup?

I'm installing win-10 on many PCs. I've noticed strange issue. I don't know what is the cause ? Some USB wireless keyboards give error on windows startup "Unrecognized USB device" and it doesn't work. ...
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Script for uninstalling device and reconnecting wifi

Without any luck in fixing a related problem with a certain hardware component and no successful solutions from the official ASUS support, I would be interest in automatizing the uninstall of the ...
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Windows 10: An Unknown Device Keeps Disconnecting

It seems that some device keeps disconnecting (and maybe reconnecting) haphazardly. Every so often I hear the "device disconnected" sound play. It can be while I'm on the computer, or while I'm away ...
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Can “network card can't connect to anything anymore” be solved without reboot?

I am sorry for the title, I'm not sure how to better put it in one snappy line. I have a desktop PC with Intel Core i7-6700, Windows 10 Pro 64bit. There is this sometimes (usually at very ...
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Change from universal serial bus controllers to COM port

When I plug my USB device it is recognized as universal serial bus controllers in device manager but I would like to be on COM port because I would like to use python script to control it. It works ...
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Best way to secure local drives on dual boot workstation

At a customer's I have a workstation with dual boot Windows 10/Ubuntu 18. Given that someone needs admin rights on Windows, and another one needs a sudoer user in Linux I decided to enable disk level ...
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How to make a device disappear from device manager on windows 8.1

I have a laptop which comes with onboard bluetooth chip. I recently added a wireless card to my laptop which has a bluetooth chip inside. So now I got 2 bluetooth devices in my device manager which ...
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DevCon.exe installation

I've got a problem during installation devcon. Devcon is a MSC software to manage with peripherials moare accurate. I know that devcon is a part of WDK, but i want to install just devcon without other ...
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LPT PCIe card sometimes not detected at all in Windows 10

I have an ASRock Z170 Pro4 LGA 1151 motherboard, and a RC-302E PCIe 1-Port Parallel Card connected. I am running Windows 10 Professional. I'm having an issue with the parallel port card where ...
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DS4 controller on Windows 10

I have a DS4 PlayStation gamepad, and am trying to use it on a PC in a video game called The Witcher 3. When I connect the controller using USB the game detects it properly for the most part. However, ...
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Determine driver from file

How can I determine the driver from a file it has installed? I am getting system crashes and analyzing the dump file with windbg points to \SystemRoot\System32\drivers\HDAudBus.sys I know it's an ...
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What's “Converted Portable Device Control device” in Windows 10?

After plugging out my USB keyboard and my USB mouse receiver from my Windows 10 laptop, I'm left with these two keyboards in Device Manager: The Standard PS/2 Keyboard is the internal laptop keyboard,...
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wifi adapter missing from device manager

Yesterday all of a sudden, My wifi got disconnected. It seems the wifi adapter is missing altogether from the device manager. I tried restarting the laptop re-installing the wifi drivers Check hidden ...
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Dell Precision 3510 microphone?

I have a Dell Precision 3510 laptop (about one year old). However, somehow I cannot find a camera. In the device settings I see under Audio Inputs and Outputs only one item: - Speakers / Headphones (...
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Alternatives to uninstalling device from the Device Manager

Backstory: I have noticed that on my machine, whatever quality of the connection, the 9560AC WiFi is able to max out only at around 2-2.6 MB/s speeds (guessing its around 10mbps). However, by ...
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Shortcut to enable/disable a device in Windows

I need to disable/enable a device (a steering wheel) in Windows with a shortcut or a automated script instead of going to Device Manager and, if possible, avoiding the restart when I enable it. I ...
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Logitech Wireless Headset H800 volume at max & won't adjust in Win10x64 v.1709

A Logitech Wireless Headset H800 on Win10x64 v. 1709 Pro connects through its proprietary leave-in nano receiver on a USB2 port and uses the Microsoft audio endpoint driver v. 10.0.16299.15 on a ...
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How do I toggle my touchscreen with a keyboard shortcut, or from a script?

I want to press a keyboard shortcut to toggle my touchscreen state on/off. How do I do this?
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Windows 10 stopped reacting to Xbox controllers (nothing in device manager)

I have 2 Xbox Wireless gamepads, which I use with USB cables (I don't have the receivers at the moment). Everything was working fine until now. Didn't use them for a few weeks and now the PC just ...
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My computer woke up from a device that does not have permission to wake the computer [duplicate]

I'm running windows 10 and I have been fighting windows wake-up ever since I got windows 10. Recently I thought I had done everything needed to prevent it but today there it goes again and wakes up. ...
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My discrete GPU disables the integrated GPU

I've just got a used Lenovo Erazer X310. It has an Intel i5-4460 with integrated Intel HD 4600 GPU. On the motherboard there is a VGA port and a HDMI port. The computer also has a discrete GPU: A ...
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USB device only connects via hub

When I connect a USB 2.0 Lumidigm fingerprint sensor to any of a PC's USB 2.0 ports, both Windows and Linux won't detect it. It doesn't try to install any drivers, and doesn't detect a hardware change....
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Is there a way to view the device tree in Windows?

I recently started looking into the way that Windows manages its drivers and found out about the device tree and stacks. I was curious if there was a way to get this information about my system. I'm ...
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Missing driver with 'ptun0901' hardware ID

I noticed in Device Manager (under Windows 10) that there are six entries named Unknown Device under Other Devices with a warning overlay in their icons. I right-clicked on them, clicked Properties, ...
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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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