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How to Open Device Manager on Windows 8/8.1

Device Manager (see the following picture) is a management tool used for checking device information, updating driver software, disabling driver, uninstalling driver, etc. And for your convenience, this article will summarize 5 methods to open it on Windows 8 computer.

Video guide on how to open Device Manager on Windows 8:

5 methods to open Device Manager on Windows 8/8.1:

Method 1: Open Device Manager from the Quick Access Menu.

On the desktop (or on the Start screen), right-tap the bottom left corner to open the Quick Access Menu, and choose Device Manager on it.

Method 2: Open it with a run command.

Use Windows+R hotkeys to open Run dialog box, type the command of devmgmt.msc and click OK.

Method 3: Access Device Manager through Command Prompt.

Step 1: Turn on Command Prompt.

Step 2: Enter devmgmt.msc and press Enter to access it.

Method 4: Open it by searching.

Go to the Search bar with Windows+F hotkeys, input devmgmt.msc in the empty box, select Apps and tap the app called devmgmt in the result.

Method 5: Open it in Computer Management.

Step 1: Right-click Computer icon and select Manage in the context menu to enter Computer Management.

Step 2: In the Computer Management window, choose Device Manager on the left.

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