In this post, you will see seven diverse ways to open Device Manager in Windows 10.
You’ll see the steps to create a Device Manager shortcut. Let’s get started.
How to Open Device Manager in Windows 10
Use devmgmt.msc command in any of the following programs to launch Device Manager:
- The address bar of File Explorer
- Task Manager (hit File > Run new task to use the command)
Open the Start menu.
Type device manager.
Click on “Device Manager” in the search results.
Open the Power user menu (you can do this by pressing Windows and X keys simultaneously or by right-clicking on the “Start” button).
Hit “Device Manager,” which you can find between “System” and “Network Connections.”
Open the Control Panel.
Click the “Device Manager” link.
Note: If you don’t see Device Manager, then that means you’re in the “Category” view. In this case, click on Hardware and Sound > Device Manager.
Type device manager in the search box at the top.
Click “Device Manager” from the search results.
Go to the System32 folder.
Double-click the “devmgmt” file.
Right-click on the blank area in the Devices and Printers.
Hit “Device Manager” in the context menu.
Create a Device Manager Shortcut
Follow the steps below to create a Device Manager shortcut on your Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer.
Right-click on the desktop or File Explorer blank area.
Hover your mouse over “New” in the context menu.
Type devmgmt.msc in the “Create Shortcut” pop-up. Click the “Next” button.
Give the shortcut name if you don’t like the suggested one.
Click on the “Finish” button.
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