How to Change Device Manager View Mode in Windows 10 – Windows Blog by Brink

How to Change Device Manager View Mode in Windows 10

Device Manager displays information about each device. This includes the device type, device status, manufacturer, device-specific properties, and information about the driver for the device.

Device Manager can show hidden devices. This is helpful when you are testing the installation of a new PnP device.

Device Manager provides detailed information in the Properties dialog for each device. Right click on the name of the device, and then click/tap on Properties. The General, Driver, Details, and Events tabs contain information that can be useful when you debug errors.

Device Manager allows you to switch between the following view modes to arrange:

The set view mode in Device Manager does not persist. When you close Device Manager, you will see the default Devices by type view mode the next time you open Device Manager. The view mode can be remembered in a custom Device Manager MSC created in Microsoft Management Console (MMC).

This tutorial will show you how to change the view mode to arrange devices and drivers by in Device Manager in Windows 10.

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