7 Ways to Open Device Manager in Windows 10

Device Manager is a device management utility of the Windows operating system. You can manage all the devices using Device Manager, including Network, Display Adapter, Keyboard, Mouse, Graphics card, etc.

7 ways to open the Device Manager

There are several ways to open the Device Manager in Windows 10. You can open Device manager using Control Panel, Run box, Command Prompt, PowerShell, etc. All the methods below as follows, so go ahead and follow them.

Method 1: Using the Quick Access Menu

  1. First of all, Press the Windows Logo+X shortcut key on the Keyboard.
  2. It will open a list of some quick-access menus.
Windows 10 Device Manager
  1. Then, select Device Manager from the list of quick access menu.

Method 2: Using RUN Box

  1. First of all, press the Windows Logo+R shortcut key to open the Run box.
  2. Type the devmgmt.msc in the Run Box, then hit the Enter button.
how to open Windows 10 Device Manager
  1. It will open the Device Manager.

Method 3: Using Command Prompt

Command Prompt is a command-line utility of the Windows family. You can run a simple command to open the Device manager directly from the Command Prompt.

  1. First of all, open the command prompt.
  2. In the command prompt, type the command devmgmt.msc, then hit the Enter button.
Windows 10 Device Manager
  1. It will open the Device Manager.

Method 4: Using Windows Search Bar

On Windows 10, you can use a powerful tool called search bar. You can search for anything that you want here.

  1. First of all, click the Start Menu button.
  2. Type the “Device Manager” in the search box.
how to access Windows 10 Device Manager
  1. Once you get the Device Manager in the search result, click on it to open.

Method 5: Using PowerShell

PowerShell is somewhat similar to Command Prompt. PowerShell is used to run scripts on Windows.

  1. First of all, click the start menu button, then search PowerShell. Once you get the PowerShell in the search result, click on it to open.
  2. In the PowerShell window, type the Command devmgmt.msc, then hit the Enter Button.
how to open device manager using command prompt
  1. This will run the devmgmt.msc to start the Device Manager.

Method 6: Using Computer Management

Computer Management is the Administrator Management of the Windows system. It is used to manage a Local Computer or Remote Computer.

  1. First of all, open the Run Box, then type compmgmt.msc in the Run Box and then hit the Enter Button.
Windows 10 Device Manager
  1. It will open the Computer Management.
  2. In the Computer Management, expand the System Tools, thn select the Device Manager.
Windows 10 Device Manager
  1. This will give you full access to the Device Manager, here you can manage all the Devices.

Method 7: Using Control Panel

Control Panel is a management of all the user’s and system’s settings. You can use a control panel to manage the settings of the Windows operating system.

  1. First of all, open the Control Panel.
  2. On the Control Panel, you can find the Device Manager by searching its name in the address bar.
Windows 10 Device Manager
  1. Once you get the Device Manager in the search result, then you can open it.

These are all the possible ways to open the Device Manager in Windows 10. I hope you like these methods, and of course, you are not going to use all the method, but still all of for your convenience.

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