Sometimes when you connect a USB device to your computer, you are met with an error message that reads, “USB Not Recognized.”
This guide will teach you how to troubleshoot and fix common USB errors in Windows 10
How To Troubleshoot USB Errors in Windows 10
Press [Windows key
] + [R
] to open the Run
and click on OK
to open the Device Manager
. Expand the Universal Serial Bus Controller
section, right-click on the faulty USB device (marked with a yellow exclamation mark) and select Properties
. Go to General
> Device Status
to get detailed information about the causes of the error message.
How To Update Your USB Drivers in Windows 10
Most of the USB errors can be resolved through the update of USB drivers on your computer. Head back to the Device Manager
> Universal Serial Bus Controller
. Right-click on Generic USB Hub
> Update driver software
> Browse my computer for driver software
Click on Browse my computer for a driver software
Select the Generic USB Hub
and click on Next
will then proceed to reinstall/update the USB drivers:
Click on Close
Repeat the operation for the remaining USB hubs and try to connect the faulty device again.
If the problem still persists, retrieve the error code from the Device Manager, and click here
to create a new thread on CCM’s Hardware forum.
Published by jak58
Latest update on June 6, 2016 at 03:34 AM by ChristinaCCM.