How to Open Device Manager in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can open Device Manager in many ways. Let’s see what they are.

Method #1

In Windows 10, you can open Device Manager using “devmgmt.msc” command, and you can use it in the following programs:

Run Command

Launch Run. Type “devmgmt.msc” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter.”

Run command to open Device Manager
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Command Prompt

Launch Command Prompt. Type “devmgmt.msc” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter” key.

Devmgmt command in Command Prompt
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Windows PowerShell

Launch PowerShell. Type “devmgmt.msc” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter.”

Devmgmt command in PowerShell
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File Explorer Address Bar

Open the File Explorer.

Now, type “devmgmt.msc” (without double quotes) in the File Explorer’s Address Bar and then hit “Enter.”

Devmgmt.msc in File Explorer Address Bar
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Address Toolbar

Type “devmgmt.msc” (without double quotes) in the Address Toolbar and then press “Enter.”

Devmgmt.msc in Address Toolbar
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Task Manager

Open Task Manager. Hit File > Run new task.

In the “Create new task” box, type “devmgmt.msc” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter” key.

Devmgmt.msc in Create new task box
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Method #2

Open Start menu and then type “device manager” (without double quotes). Now, you can see “Device Manager” in the search results.

Device Manager in search results
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Click on it to open it.

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Method #3

Open Power User menu (You can do this by pressing Windows key + X or by right-clicking on the Start button).

Select “Device Manager.”

Device Manager option in Power User Menu
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Method #4

Open Control Panel. Find and click “Device Manager.”

Device Manager in Control Panel
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Method #5

Open Settings app.

In the “Search Box” at the top, type “device manager” (without double quotes), and you can see “Device Manager” in the result.

Device Manager in result
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Click on it.

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Method #6

Go to System32 folder (To do this: Open Run. Type “system32” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter”).

Find and double-click “devmgmt” file.

Devmgmt file
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