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What are unknown devices in the Windows Device Manager?

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Go to device manager in windows (start > right click my computer icon > properties > device manager), and then select each of the hardware items, and one by one click on properties and then update driver. Then you can install the drivers.
Unknown devices show up in the Windows Device Manager when Windows can’t identify a piece of hardware and provide a driver for it. An unknown device isn’t just unknown — it’s not functioning until you install the right driver. Windows can identify most devices and download drivers for them automatically.

How do I update the device driver in Device Manager?

Click your problematic device listed in the Device Manager window. Then click Action from the Device Manager’s menu bar and choose Add Legacy Hardware from the drop-down menu. The Add Hardware Wizard guides you through the steps of installing your new hardware and, if necessary, installing your new driver.

How do I manually install drivers on my computer?

If you have to manually install a driver for the device — perhaps the driver is already installed on your system — you can use the Update Driver button in the device’s Properties window. If the device driver is already installed on your system, click the “Browse my computer for driver software” link and choose an installed driver.

How to uninstall Device Manager in Windows 10?

On the menu bar, click Action. On the Action menu, click Uninstall. In the Confirm Device Uninstall window, click the OK button. In the Device Manager window, click the X in the upper-right corner to close the window.

What are unknown devices in the Windows Device Manager?

Unknown devices show up in the Windows Device Manager when Windows can’t identify a piece of hardware and provide a driver for it. An unknown device isn’t just unknown — it’s not functioning until you install the right driver. Windows can identify most devices and download drivers for them automatically. When this process fails — ...

What are unknown devices in the Windows Device Manager?

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