Windows 8.1 - A Desktop Shortcut to Access the Device Manager

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Access the Device Manager from your Desktop

This page explains how to create a desktop shortcut to easily access the Device Manager on Windows 8.1.
  • Right-click on an empty place on the desktop > New > Shortcut.
  • In the "Type the location" field, enter the following:
  • RunDll32.exe devmgr.dll DeviceManager_Execute
  • Click Next, give a name to the shortcut and click on Finish.

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