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How Do I Enable a Device in Device Manager in Windows?

Each hardware device listed in Device Manager must be enabled before Windows can use it. Once enabled, Windows can assign system resources to the device. By default, Windows enables all hardware that it recognizes. A device is that is not enabled will be marked by a black arrow in Device Manager, or a red x in Windows XP.  Disabled devices also generate a Code 22 error in Device Manager. How to Enable a Windows Device in Device Manager You can enable a device from the device's Properties in Device Manager. However, the detailed steps involved in enabling a device vary depending on which Windows operating system you're using; the small differences are called out below. Tip: See What Version of Windows Do I Have? if you're not sure which of those several versions of Windows is installed on your computer.  Microsoft support  toll free no +1-888-658-0685 Open Device Manager. Note: There are several ways of opening the Windows Device Manager but it's usually quickest through …

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