Most of the hardware devices installed or attached with your computer need a special drivers to work properly. Hardware and device need drivers to work properly on a computer. In case if the hardware device fails to work properly after attached or installed to your computer then it can be, mostly due to the driver problem. Here in this post, you will learn how to fix the common problems of drivers in system. But before that it is very important for you to know about some Device Driver problems or few drivers error:
Printer Driver Issues:
- Error 1 – Windows Explorer encountered an issue and need to close. Sorry for the inconvenience.
- Error 2 – Spoolsv.exe encountered an issue and need to close. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Audio Driver Issues:
- Detected MIDI output error
- Reinstall driver for this device
- Audio hardware cannot play files such as the current file
- No wave device which can play the file is been installed.
USB Driver Issues:
- Windows unable to start the hardware device as its configuration data is incomplete or damaged (in registry).
- Drivers for this device are not installed.
- Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware.
To Fix Any Device Drivers Issue in Your System Simply Performs the Below-Mentioned Steps:
- Move to desktop, select “My Computer Icon” and right click on it. A small pop-up menu will appear from that select “Properties” and next hit on the Hardware tab, select “Device Manager.”
- You will find all the list of the device connected to your system. In that list look for yellow triangle because the problematic devices will have yellow triangle next to their name in left column.
- After identifying right click on device which is displaying yellow mark and choose “Properties”. A window will appear which comprises of tabs under the “Resources” tab, check “Resource Allocation” and “Modify Resource Settings” to prevent driver conflict issues. Next, hit on “Update Driver” button to install the updates if the driver is outdated.
- If the driver is corrupted or damaged then simply uninstall the driver and reinstall it again. And if you again encounter the same issue then restore the original by selecting “Roll Back Driver” button.
- If in case the device manager fail to work then move with Recovery Console by simply inserting Windows installation disk restarting your system. You will find the welcome screen, choose R and login with administrator. Now type in “CD Windows\system32\drivers” and select “Enter.”
- Continue in the same Recovery Console mode and just type “Ren Driver_Name.sys Driver_Name.old,” click “Enter” and type “copy CD-Drive:\i386 Driver_Name.sys” then press “Enter”. By the help of this process you can copy original driver to the driver folder. Exit after completing the process eject CD and restart your system.
By the help of the above-mentioned command, you can easily fix up the driver problems encountered in your system. But if the above method fails to work properly and you are not able to fix them then use Driver Detective Tool that can efficiently scan your system to find out any sort of driver issue. Later on, fixes them by installing or updating drivers via its database. It even let the user resolve hardware problem that you are facing.
Also Read: How to Fix Driver Issues in Windows 10
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