Device Manager

Problems with devices so far we have considered the cause of most problems have been a variety of software. Unfortunately, the devices often do not lag behind the program, and usually the problem with them is much more complicated solve. In most cases it is the faulty parts requiring replacement, so that Windows setup then you will not manage. However, sometimes the problem can be resolved and easy setup. Device Manager.

Windows xp keeps all knowledge about the devices vaschego computer file called the Registry. The bad news is that the registry confused and incomprehensible. The good news is that Windows xp allows you to inspect the device with the help of friendly program – Manager devices, which can reach as follows: 1. Click Start, Control Panel, System. Properties dialog box appears the system.

2. Scroll to the Hardware tab. 3. Click Device Manager. Device Manager displays all of the hardware category in a tree structure. Opening a branch, you'll see a list of installed devices in this category. Device Manager not only gives you information about the devices, but also allows you to update device drivers, change settings, enable and disable the device, and more. In addition, Device Manager is useful for troubleshooting. Opposite the name Each driver is an icon: – The yellow icon with a black exclamation point indicates a problem with the device. – The white icon with a blue "i" means that the device settings have been manually selected. – The red X means that the device is missing or disabled. Double-clicking on the problematic device, you will come face to face with the Properties dialog box. Under Device status on the General tab will be a description of the problem. In each dialog Properties window, the device has multiple tabs, with which you can adjust your settings. exactly which tab it will depend on the particular device, but here are some the most common: – Obschie.Zdes contains basic information about the device, such as device name and the name of the manufacturer. Earlier I mentioned that in the group Device Status displays information about the device, if it does not operate normally, or description of the problem. In addition, through the list of application of the device it can be included (this device is used) or off (This device is not used). If the devices are having difficulty and impossible to configure, try disabling it. -Properties. In this tab, there are usually some controls to configure the device. – Driver. In this tab, you can upgrade or restore the device driver. – Resources. A list of resources used by the device.