Guide to Fix Windows Error Code 10: This Device cannot Start

In your Windows based computer, you may get many features or properties with the help of which you can use the functions of the computer properly. Device manager is one of those features by dint of which you can set the computer as per your use. But sometimes it is seen that when you try to reset the features of the Device Manager, you may get “Windows error code 10: This device cannot start”. It is really a very critical error issue due to which you cannot be able to access the computer. So, it is very important to fix the issue as soon as possible. You can go through the manual or automatic method for this purpose. If you want to go with automatic troubleshooting, you can use Advanced System Repair Tool in your computer.


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What are the symptoms –

There are many symptoms of “This device cannot start error code 10 in Windows”. Some of the common symptoms that you may see in your computer are slow performance of the system, unable to avail the features of the Device Manager, automatic shutdown, repetitive restarting, starting problem, system sticking, screen freezing, opening of some applications without your permission, incurring of blue screen of death error, occurring of some error messages on the computer screen, etc.

Causes of the Windows error code 10: This device cannot start –

You may get “This device cannot start error code 10 in Windows” due to many reasons like incomplete installation of the Windows, resetting of the device manager feature earlier, virus infections, incorrect registry entries, misconfigured Windows system files, corruption in the driver that is needed to run the Device Manager, damaged device drivers, hardware or software incompatibility, etc.

How to fix “Windows error code 10: This device cannot start”

You can fix the issue of “This device cannot start error code 10 in Windows” with the help of the following manual method:

  1. Open the Device Manager in the computer.
  2. Go to the device properties dialog box and click on the Driver
  3. Click on the Update driver option to start the hardware update wizard.
  4. Now follow the instruction to update the driver.

At the end of the entire process, you will see that the manual solution has fixed the issue of “Windows error code 10: This device cannot start”. But one thing you should keep in your mind that the manual method requires a deep technical knowledge. Therefore, you should download and install Advanced System Repair Tool in your computer to fix the issue.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

With the help of the Advanced System Repair Tool, you can fix the Windows problems automatically. The tool is compatible with entire versions of the Windows. It will scan the whole computer and remove the files completely. It will also enhance the efficiency of the computer incredibly.


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