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There is no list of devices in the Devise Manager - I cannot mange this machine RRS feed

  • Question

  • As the user/administrator on this PC I cannot see a list of devices when I call up the device manager. I have had issues trying to load drivers for MajicJack - fails as no audio is found, the installation fails when I plug in my kindle. I have a local disk "Q" that I cannot access on the My Computer page and have no idea what was supposed to be representing unless it is because of the failed attempts to load MajicJack.
    Wednesday, October 10, 2012 12:48 AM

Answers

  • Empty Device Manager can sometimes be caused because a service has not started. Click the Windows Orb (Start) > All Programs > Administrative Tools > Services > General Tab. Scroll down to and double-click the Plug and Play service and make sure it is set to Automatic and that it is running, click OK, etc. and restart the computer.
    • Proposed as answer by tracycai Thursday, October 11, 2012 3:32 AM
    • Marked as answer by Cloud_TS Monday, October 22, 2012 9:54 AM
    Wednesday, October 10, 2012 1:12 PM