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How Do I Open Device Manager in Windows 7?

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Device Manager in Windows 7

Device Manager in Windows 7

Question: How Do I Open Device Manager in Windows 7?

There are several reasons you might need to open Device Manager in Windows 7. Device Manager is used to manage system resources for your hardware, update device drivers, resolve conflicts between devices, among other important tasks.

Answer: Open Device Manager in Windows 7 from the Computer Management utility, from the Control Panel, or from the Command Prompt.

There are several ways to open Device Manager in Windows 7, three of which are described in detail in the how-to guides linked below:

The above instructions for opening Device Manager in Windows 7 apply to all editions of the operating system including Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, and Windows 7 Starter.

Not a Windows 7 user? See How To Access Device Manager in Windows for links to steps specific for your operating system.

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