How to Open Device Manager in Windows 10

In this post, we will see the seven diverse ways to open Device Manager in Windows 10. Let us see what those methods are.

Open Device Manager in Windows 10

Method #1

Use devmgmt.msc command in any of the following programs to launch Device Manager:

Method #2

Open the Start menu. Type device manager. Click on the Device Manager in the search results.

Method #3

Open 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.

Method #4

Open Control Panel. Click the Device Manager link.

Note: If you don’t see Device Manager, then it means you’re in the Category view. Click on Hardware and Sound > Device Manager.

Method #5

Open the Settings app. Type device manager in the search box at the top. Click Device Manager from the search results.

Method #6

Go to the System32 folder. Double-click the devmgmt file.

Method #7

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 underneath steps to create a Device Manager shortcut in the Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer.

Right-click on desktop or File Explorer blank area.

Hover your mouse over “New” in the context menu. Hit “Shortcut.”

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.