Quick Fix Device Manager Not Showing the Hardware

Installing a new hardware or device could sometimes be very easy but making it work in the system of yours could become very difficult. This is generally the case with all the newly installed hardware and device if you are not aware of the system requirement then it could become more difficult. Most of the time it’s the driver of the hardware and devices that fails to run in the system.


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

If you are not such a fan of manual processes then you could look to use Advanced System Repair Tool for this problem of yours; Device Manager Not Showing the Hardware, Device Manager Not Detecting the Hardware, Device Manager Not Displaying the Hardware.

Symptoms –

  • The Hardware or Device fails to show up in the Device Manager.

Causes –

  • Wrong version of the hardware or device
  • Improper configuration with the system
  • Incompatible hardware or device
  • Driver version not for the system you installed upon

Solutions –

To show hidden devices:

  • Click Start, Point to All Programs, Point to Accessories, and then click Command Prompt
  • At a command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:

set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1

  • Type the following command a command prompt, and then press ENTER:

start devmgmt.msc

  • Troubleshoot the devices and drivers in Device Manager

NOTE: Click Show hidden devices on the View menu in Device Manager before you can see devices that are not connected to the computer.

  • When you finish troubleshooting, close Device Manager
  • Type exit at the command prompt


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

If the above method fails to address your problem then you could look to use Advanced System Repair Tool for this problem of yours; Device Manager Not Showing the Hardware, Device Manager Not Detecting the Hardware, Device Manager Not Displaying the Hardware. This tool will scan your system and present a plausible solution for it. It also cleans the system of viruses and repairs damages due to corruption. It also acts as a data controller and optimizer for efficient flow of data in your system.


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