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USB device not recognized in Windows 10 [Full Fix]

USB problems are relatively common, and many users reported that Windows 10 doesn’t recognize USB. Speaking of USB issues, users reported the following problems as well:

  • USB not detected, not showing up Windows 10 – This is a relatively common problem, and if your USB isn’t detected or if it’s not showing, you should be able to fix that issue using one of our solutions
  • USB drive not showing up Windows 10 – Many users reported that their USB drive isn’t showing after connecting it to their PC. If you have this problem, we strongly advise you to try the solutions from this article
  • External hard drive not recognized Windows 10 – This issue can affect both flash drives and external hard drives. However, the solutions are the same for both flash and external hard drives
  • Windows USB not working – If your USB is not working on Windows, the problem might be your drivers, so be sure to update them and check if that solves the problem
  • Windows USB ports not working – Users reported that USB ports aren’t working on their Windows PC. If you have this problem, be sure to try one of the solutions from this article

What to do if your USB device is not recognized in Windows 10?

1. Update your chipset drivers

  1. Download DriverFix.
  2. Launch the program. There is no setup process beforehand since DriverFix is completely portable.
  3. DriverFix will proceed to scan your PC for missing broken or outdated drivers.
  4. Choose which drivers to update or repair.
  5. Wait while DriverFix deals with your drivers.
  6. Restart your PC.

Downloading drivers manually is a process that carries the risk of getting the wrong driver installed, which may lead to serious malfunctions.

The safer and easier way to update drivers on a Windows computer is by using an automatic tool such as DriverFix.

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This post was written by Milan Stanojevic and was first posted to WindowsReport

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