Open the Device Manager on Windows 10: via cmd, run, shortcut

Open the Device Manager on Windows 10: via cmd, run, shortcut

On Windows 10 computers, the Device Manager is where all hardware troubleshooting will take place. This quick tip will walk you through the different methods for accessing the Device Manager in Windows 10.

How to launch Device Manager from Search?

Type "Device manager" or "Update device drivers" in the Search bar of Windows 10 and press Enter:

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How to launch Device Manager from the Power User menu with a shortcut?

Press [Windows key] + [X] (or right-click on Start) to bring up the Power User menu. Select Device Manager from the contextual menu options.

How to launch the Device Manager using the Run Command?

Open the Run command, type:

devmgmt.msc

and press Enter:

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How to Launch the Device Manager from Windows 10 settings menu?

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Click on Start > Settings > Devices > Connected Devices > Related Devices and click on Device Manager.