Can I access device manager from the control panel?

Yes, you can access the Device Manager from the Control Panel in the Microsoft Windows operating system. The Device Manager allows the user to view and manage the hardware devices connected to the computer and to install or update the right drivers for each device.

To access the Device Manager in Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista, open the Control Panel and then select System. If you are using a different version of Windows, open the Control Panel and then select System and security. Under System, click on the Device Manager link.

In the Device Manager window, you can view the list of installed hardware devices and the properties for each device. You can also perform various tasks such as updating the device driver, disabling a device, uninstalling a device, or viewing more details about the device.

You can also update the device driver from the Device Manager. To do this, first, select the device from the list and then right-click. Select the Update Driver option from the menu to update the device driver. If the device driver is not yet installed, you can install it by clicking Install Driver. Alternatively, you can search for a driver on the Internet and locate the file to install the driver.

When you are done updating or installing the device driver, always remember to reboot the computer for the changes to take effect.

The Device Manager is a powerful tool that allows you to manage your hardware devices and keep them up to date with the latest drivers available. It is best practice to regularly check the Device Manager to ensure that all the devices connected to the computer are working properly. Using the Device Manager, you can easily troubleshoot any hardware-related issues that may arise.