Fix "USB Device Not Recognized" in Windows

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USB flash drives and USB devices are very much popular today. Every computer devices like, Mouse,Keyboard, Printer, Webcam etc.  comes with USB standard. But sometimes while trying to connect your USB devices or drives to computer ( Assumes windows OS ), you may found an error message "USB Device Not Recognized". Here we are discussing some ways to troubleshoot this error.

Shut down and Restart

In some cases, just turn off your computer system may resolve your issue. Just shut down and remove and re plug your power supply pin. After a few minutes, Restart computer and re connect your device. It may resolve the issue.

Uninstall and Reconnect USB Device.

If the above method doesn't  works, try this method.
a) Click Start -> Run
b) Type devmgmt.msc and press enter. Device managent window will be open.
c) Find Universal Serial Bus Controller. Expand by clicking (+) button.
d) Right click on USB device and click Uninstall.
Windows Device Manager
Windows Device Manager

e) After the driver is uninstalled, unplug the device
f) Restart you Computer.
g) Plug your USB device.
 Yeah! You are Done :)

Re install USB Controllers

If above two method doesn't work, try this method.
a. Click start > Run
b. Type " devmgmt.msc " and hit Enter
c. Right click on device and uninstall. Then Uninstall each USB driver.
d. Restart your computer

Use Microsoft USB Fix Tool

Microsoft provides a software which can automatically diagnoses and repairs USB related common issues. It will be helpful if download and install this tool.
Download Now.


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