Error codes in Device Manager in Windows

Summary

You probably reached this article because Device Manager or another tool like DXDiag reported an error code, and you are not sure how to resolve it. In this article, we will help you find your error code and suggest what you might try to correct the error.

Try these steps first

First, try any of the following common resolutions to correct the error:
Run an automated troubleshooting service
Update the device driver

Error codes in Device Manager

If the above steps didn't help you resolve your problem or were not available, locate your error code in the following table, and follow the recommended resolutions for that error code. You may also click the specific error code to get more detail information.
Note This article doesn't contain all error codes generated by Device Manager. If you are getting an error code that isn't listed here, you can contact the hardware device vendor's technical support or Microsoft Support for help.

How to find your error code in Device Manager
How to find your error code in Device Manager

Error Codes and their resolutions
 
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References

For more information about how to troubleshoot device conflicts by using Device Manager, see Troubleshooting device conflicts with Device Manager.
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Article ID: 310123 - Last Review: Feb 9, 2017 - Revision: 61

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