Device Manager

Forum discussion tagged with Device Manager.
  1. eddie986

    Question Code 12 in device manager after instaling a new component in my old pc.

    Hey, A few days ago I found my old PC which was an office one (IBM) and I decided to use it for music and stuff.It had it's stock hdd which had Windows XP on,I switched the HDD with a new one which had more storage and had Windows 7 on it(also because I couldnt use internet on xp,even after...
  2. Phuj

    Question Can't add any new Headphones/Speakers to Audio Inputs and Outputs

    Out of nowhere yesterday my headphones suddenly stop working, after some fiddling I decided to reinstall and uninstall the drivers, etc. After doing that I noticed that it no longer appeared in the bottom right under audio - 'select playback device', and in Device Manager it no longer was in...
  3. A

    [SOLVED] Device Manager Refreshing Constantly

    Hello, I am having an issue where my device manager is constantly refreshing. I have used the USBLogView by Nirsoft and it does not show any issues with USB devices. I have clean installed Windows 10 multiple times and installed all drivers associated with my motherboard. I may have reason to...
  4. J

    Question Device Manager Refreshing Caused By Network, but Uncertain How to Fix.

    So, I have been playing Rainbow 6 Siege for a while, but it just recently acquired this stuttering problem. I did a lot of troubleshooting to find out that my device manager refreshes every second or so as if a device was being un-plugged and re-plugged. After lots of troubleshooting later, when...
  5. hoopty_handler

    Question Staggered GPU Setup Not Working

    I upgraded my system from an fx8350 CPU paired with an MSI 970 Gaming mobo to a Ryzen 5 3600 and ASRock B450 Steel Legend. This has caused my "staggered" gpu set-up (1050ti & Gt730) to throw a fit, with the 1050ti being the sole graphics provider. I use the 1050ti for the gaming / main monitor...
  6. T

    Question Windows 10 camera vs. Imaging device classification

    Hello, I'm currently trying to use my iPhone as a webcam on my PC with iVCam. The actual iVCam app can successfully record and capture, but the app and other applications can't show live feed through the camera(what I'm actually trying to use it for). When I looked in Device Manager, the iPhone...
  7. TempTop

    [SOLVED] Controller plug-ins causing long load times; what can I do to fix this issue?

    So in my attempt to utilize my PS3 controller(s) on Windows 10, I installed some previous programs I've installed on another PC such as PS3 SCPToolKit and the Windows Xbox Accessories utilization plug-ins. But now when I attempt to use any of my emulators I have an extra-long boot time while it...
  8. Sebastien pham

    Question Can't open any applications on my desktop

    Hey having trouble with my pc. After installing synapse software. I am unable to open any icons or am able to go to the start menu. Here are a few things that I did. 1. Task manager > windows explorer > restart 2. Powershell > sfc /scanner > dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth 3...
  9. S

    [SOLVED] component swap has made windows 7 unusable, mouse laggy, not detecting other USB Devices, chipset driver not even opening.

    Hello all, I recently purchased a new set of components for my pc; i5 9600k 16gb ddr4 2600mhz ram Asus rx 5700 msi h310m pro vdh plus 650w silverstone psu along with windows 7 pro 64 bit As soon as I got it, I instinctively set the driver disc aside, and due to circumstances which involved me...
  10. C

    Question Having a unique issue.

    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/707584/computer-acting-funny-after-about-20-hours/ Have been trouble shooting this for about 4 months. Have done every malware scan, ram check, check disk i can think of or have been recommended. After 1-2 days of being on my computer begins to...
  11. J

    [SOLVED] File Manager can't recognize old IDE drive

    Over the years, I’ve saved my old IDE hard drives, and now I’d like to transfer the data to my new SSD. I purchased an IDE to USB 2.0 adapter, set my old IDE drive jumper to “SLAVE,” and plugged everything in, but I can’t get File Manager to find the old IDE drive. (Yes, I’ve attached the power...
  12. Santern

    [SOLVED] GPU keeps getting forgotten after each reboot

    Hi all, wonder if anyone can assist? Ever since Ive done a clean installation of my GPU driver and Windows 10 the latter keeps rediscovering the GPU after each reboot or when I turn the machine on for the day. This affects the GPU tweak tool as well as it loads with an error on startup asking...
  13. N

    Question Gaomon PD1560 tablet shows up as audio input in Device Manager, pen not registering

    I've been having what seems to be a common problem, which is the pen/stylus not registering for the Gaomon PD1560 drawing tablet. It worked perfectly on Windows 7, but ever since upgrading to 10, it doesn't work. The tablet itself shows as "connected" in the Gaomon software/settings, the driver...
  14. S

    [SOLVED] Trying to get an ipod to mount on my Lenovo under Windows 10

    I am trying to get my Apple iPod Shuffle to mount on my Windows 10 Lenovo. iPhone syncs fine. It seems no matter what I never have any drivers available in the device manager for Apple USB devices. This is after installing iTunes and iCloud using downloads direct from Apple. I used the 7-Zip...
  15. The_BlackHusky

    [SOLVED] WD Blue NVME drive 500gb not being recognizied at all?

    Hi, so to put this all into context I recently (Less than a week old) brought an entire gaming system excluding the graphics card because I already own one. Inside this system is; CPU - Ryzen 5 3600 MOBO - TUF B450-PRO Gaming Motherboard RAM - Corsair Vengence Pro 8x16GB DDR4 3200MHz AIO -...
  16. R

    Question windows 10 laptop switching microphone

    hello i have an issue with my laptop windows 10 which has a build in webcam and microphone that when i plug in my earphones which has a microphone attached to it it will automatically switch microphones to the ones of the earphones when i wanna use the build in microphone of the laptop and in...
  17. A

    Question "MMC could not create the snap-in" on Device Manager

    It gives me the ID {74246BFC-4C96-11D0-ABEF-0020AF6B0B7A} I made the stupid mistake of messing around with the registry despite not knowing what i was doing, and I think I've ended up with some problem with newdev.dll. I have a full back-up of my registry, but I've learnt that restoring a full...
  18. I

    Question PC can’t read my graphics card

    I was painting my room so I moved my pc somewhere else, just disconnected power, monitor and internet. I tried to turn it on again and it turned on fine, then the next day I turned it on and it took slower, i couldn’t use my keyboard apart from NOTEPAD, log in and folder renames. Mouse works...
  19. T

    [SOLVED] Reinstalling LAN adaptor

    My motherboard has onboard lan and wifi, and while attempting to remedy a "ethernet cable not plugged in ir broken" issue, I "uninstalled" the adaptor through device manager, but when I scan for hardware changes under action in dm, it doesn't pop back up. Any ideas on what to do?
  20. C

    Question Installing SSD Pci express Windows Server 2012

    Hey guys, First of all- I apologize in advance since I'm a newbie. I bought a PCI Express type of SSD 1TR to install on my computer after validating that it is compatible. I have installed it correctly and in the right place and restarted my computer. After restarting I went to Device Manager...