You must be logged on as an administrator to perform these steps.

Using Device Manager, you can view the device drivers installed on your computer, update drivers for your devices, check to see if hardware is working properly, and modify hardware settings.

  • Open Device Manager by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Maintenance, and then clicking Device Manager. Administrator permission required If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.