All Methods To Open Device Manager In Windows 10

Device manager is a great thing. It can answer various questions and help fix many issues with your personal computer.

For instance, with its help you can find out if you have a driver installed or not, what kind of driver is installed (native or compatible), learn what kind of CPU you have in your machine, etc.

In addition, you may access some advanced settings like disable or enable a certain hardware, adjust network card sensitivity or change the MAC address.

Device Manager is often the first applet you launch after you clean install a brand new operating system (of course, to learn what drivers you need to add).

In this tutorial we will describe all possible ways to open Device Manager in Windows 10. Various methods can be convenient in different situations.

Option 1

  1. Right-click the Start button (or press Win+X).
  2. Select Device Manager: Device Manager in Win-x menu

Option 2

  1. Press WIN (Windows button) on the keyboard: keyboard win key
  2. Start typing “Device Manager”: 
  3. Hit Enter, when you see Device Manager” in the search results: Search Device Manager in Start

Option 3

  1. Press Win + Pause/Break on your keyboard: win+pause-break
  2. Click the Device Manager link on the left: System - Device Manager

Option 4

  1. Press Win+R;
  2. Type devmgmt.msc;
  3. Hit Enter: devmgmt.msc

Option 5

  1. Right-click This PC;
  2. Select Manage: This PC Manage
  3. Click on Device Manager in the left pane: Computer Management Device Manager

I think, that’s enough!

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