Click the Start button and you will be taken to the Control Panel. Hardware and Sound can be found in the Control Panel window. Under Devices and Printers, click Device Manager. To enable the category icon of the device, double-click in the device manager window. There is a new year in 2019.
What does disabling a device do?
If you want Windows to ignore the piece of hardware, disabling a hardware device in Device Manager is useful. Windows is able to recognize all devices. Windows will no longer assign system resources to the device and your computer will not be able to use it. In the year 2021.
Can you enable a disabled device in Device Manager?
By default, Windows allows all hardware that it recognizes. A device that isn’t enabled will be marked with a black arrow or red x in Windows. Code 22 error is generated by disabled devices in Device Manager. There is a way to enable a device from the device’s Properties in Device Manager. In the year 2021.
Can you enable a device after disabling it?
You can see the hidden devices by going to device manager. You should be able to enable it when you go to the desired device.