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Title: How to Fix USB Not Working in Windows 10


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How to Fix USB Not Working in Windows 10
  • Variety of devices like mouse, keyboard, flash
    drives, portable hard drives, printers, cameras
    and others are connected to our PC. Most of which
    are USB. Sometimes you face problems while
    accessing USB on Windows 10 due to which
    different interrelated problem occur. Therefore,
    today were going to show you how to fix USB not
    working on Windows 10 that results into other
    common problems.
  • Also Read How To Disable USB Ports In Windows 7
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  • List of problems that may occur if USB is not
    working on Windows 10.
  • Common USB Problems on Windows 10
  • USB, mouse keyboard not working on Windows 10
  • USB port not working on Windows 10
  • USB not working Windows code 43
  • USB not working when plugged in
  • USB not working, Toshiba, Samsung, Dell, Lenovo
  • USB not accessible
  • USB not initialized

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  • USB not opening files
  • USB is not yet available
  • USB not recognized, detected, showing up
  • USB not opening, not responding
  • USB not transferring
  • USB not reading
  • First think that you should do when you face USB
    not working problem on Windows 10 is to try
    connecting your USB to another port. This is done
    to determine if the problem is with USB port or
    the device. If the problem persists, try
    connecting a USB device to another PC. If the
    issue isnt resolved, then too then there might
    be some issue with the USB device.
  • To fix USB problem try following solutions
  • Reinstall device drivers
  • Alter Power Management settings for USB
    Controller
  • Modify registry
  • Update USB Root Hub drivers
  • Install updates
  • Remove laptop battery
  • Disable fast start-up
  • Solution 1 Reinstall Device Driver on Windows
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  • Reinstall Device Drivers You can reinstall
    device driver either manually or automatically.
  • To reinstall USB device driver manually, follow
    the steps below
  • 1. Press Windows key X and select Device
    Manager from the menu.

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  1. Here under Device Manager window look for (USB)
    Universal Serial Bus Controllers, right click on
    it.
  2. Now, from the context menu, select Update driver,
    and follow on screen instructions to install
    latest driver.

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If this method doesnt work, instead of selecting
Update driver, choose Uninstall device. Once you
do, so re attach the device to install the
driver and see if it works.
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Tip Restart your Windows machine to bring driver
changes into effect. If you find the
above-mentioned steps time consuming, difficult
or they dont work. Try updating USB device
driver automatically on Windows 10. For this you
can try using Systweaks Advanced Driver Updater.
This tool is compatible with Windows 10,
thoroughly tested, virus, adware, malware free.
To install latest USB device driver using
Advanced Driver Updater follow the steps
below Steps to install latest device driver
using Advanced Driver Updater on Windows 10 1.
Download and install Advanced Driver
Updater. Download Advanced Driver Updater
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Once installed, Advanced Driver Updater will
start scanning your Windows 10 to identify
outdated drivers. Advanced Driver Updater will
check for missing driver and installed driver
version against the device connected and its
database stored on cloud. This is done to install
compatible and latest device driver on your
Windows 10 machine. All you need to do is let
the scan finish.
2. On scan completion, youll see a list of all
the outdated drivers on your Windows 10 PC.
Analyze the list and see which driver you wish to
update. To update driver individually, click on
OUTDATED next to the driver name. However, if
you wish to update all the outdated drivers click
on Update ALL.
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Note There might be certain drivers that may not
get installed at once. Therefore, youll need to
hit OUTDATED or Update ALL multiple times.
Remember to restart the system after updating the
driver.
Disclaimer Trial version of this tool is limited
functionality. Solution 2 Alter Power Management
settings for USB Controller
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If USB isnt working on Windows 10 then you can
try changing Power Management settings on
Windows 10 for USB Controller. To do so follow
the steps below. Steps to change Power Management
settings on Windows 10 for USB Controller 1.
Press Windows Key X together and from the
context menu select Device Manager.
2. Here under Device Manager window look for
(USB) Universal Serial Bus Controllers. Double
click on it.
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  • Next click on Power Management tab under Generic
    USB Hub Properties. Here, if Allow the computer
    to turn off this device to save power, is
    checked uncheck it and click on OK, to Apply
    changes.
  • Repeat these steps for all the USB device driver
    under Universal Serial Bus Controllers.
  • Restart your Windows 10 PC and see if the problem
    is fixed.
  • Solution 3 Make changes to Windows Registry
  • By making a few changes in Windows registry you
    can fix USB not working problem in Windows 10.
    To modify registry, follow the steps below
  • Open Run window by pressing Windows key R.
  • Next enter regedit in the Run window and press
    Enter.

Tip As making changes to the Windows registry is
not recommended we recommend taking backup of
Windows by clicking on File gt Export. Here under
Export window set Export range to All, chose a
location where you want to export the backup,
click Save. If you find it difficult you can try
using RegClean Pro to take full backup of your
Windows registry. This backup will help you
restore registry if anything goes wrong.
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3. After taking complete backup of Windows
registry navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurre
ntControlSetControlClass4d36e
965-xxxx-xxxx-xxx-xxxxxxxxxxxxx. The registry
key will differ from machine to machine, but it
will start with 4d36e965. This will help you
in locating the key.
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  • Next, in right pane look for entries
  • named UpperFilter and LowerFilters delete them.
    If you cannot see them switch to next solution
    as this one wont work for you.
  • However, if you find these entries after deleting
    them restart your PC.

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Solution 4 Update USB Root Hub drivers
After your Windows 10 PC is restarted check if
USB device not working problem is solved or not.
If the problem persists, try updating USB Root
Hub Driver to solve USB not working problem on
Windows 10. To do so follow the steps
below. Steps to update USB Root Hub driver on
Windows 10 1. Press Windows key X and select
Device Manager from the menu.
2. Here under Device Manager window look for
(USB) Universal Serial Bus Controllers. Double
click on it to expand (USB) Universal Serial Bus
Controllers.
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3. Now, look for USB Root Hub. Right click on it
and from the context menu select Update driver.
4. Youll now see a window with two options to
search for driver. Select Search automatically
for update driver software and follow the
on-screen instructions.
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5. Follow the same steps and update all USB Root
Hub device driver. Once done, check your USB
should be working without any issues on Windows
10.
Solution 5 Install Windows updates
  • By installing necessary Windows updates, you can
    solve USB not working on Windows 10 errors. To
    install Windows update, follow the steps below
  • Open Windows settings by pressing Windows key
    I.
  • Here, look for Update Security.

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  1. Now click on Windows Update option present in the
    left pane.
  2. Next click on Check for Updates, to see if any
    updates are available.

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5. Download updates, restart PC to install
updates and see if USB not working error on
Windows 10 is fixed or not.
Solution 6 Remove laptop battery
To resolve USB not working on Windows 10 if you
are using a laptop try removing laptop battery.
This might fix the problem. What you need to do
is remove the battery and press the power button
for 30 seconds or more. This will make discharge
capacitors completely. In addition to this leave
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Solution 7 Disable fast startup
your laptop turned off for complete night. Now
try and see if USB problem is resolved on
Windows 10.
In some cases, if Windows 10 boots quickly then
your system does not get enough time to detect
USB. In such a case you need to disable Fast
startup on Windows 10. To disable Fast startup on
Windows 10 follow the steps below 1. Press
Windows key X and select Power Options from the
menu.
2. Click on Additional power settings option
present in the right.
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3. Now, click on Choose what the power button
does.
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4. Next click on Change settings that are
currently unavailable
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5. Here, uncheck Turn on fast startup under
Shutdown settings and click on Save changes.
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In addition to this disable USB selective suspend
feature. To do so follow the steps below 1.
Press Windows key X and select Power Options
from the menu.
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2. Click on Additional power settings option
present in the right.
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3. Now click on Change plan settings next to High
Performance.
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4. Next to modify power settings click on Change
advance power settings.
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5. Now you need to go to USB settings and set USB
selective suspend settings to Disabled gt Apply gt
Ok.
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10 Graphics Driver We hope these solutions work
for you and you are able to resolve USB not
working on Windows 10. Do let us know which
solution worked for you. If there is any other
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