How to Fix USB Not Recognized Error in Windows 10

Windows 10 Guide

When a USB device is connected to the computer and even after it is removed, the USB Not Recognized error may appear. So let’s see how to fix USB not recognized Error in Windows 10.

How to Fix USB Not Recognized Error in Windows 10

  1. Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run command
  2. Then type the command : devmgmt.msc
  3. Click OK or press Enter
  4. The Device Manager opens
  5. Now expand the Universal Serial Bus Controller section
  6. Then right-click on the faulty USB device which will be marked with a yellow exclamation mark
  7. Select Properties
  8. Navigate to General , the to Device Status
  9. Here the cause of the error can be found
  10. Now go to Device Manager, then Universal Serial Bus Controller
  11. Right-click on Generic USB Hub
  12. Select Update driver software
  13. Then Browse my computer for driver software
  14. Choose the Generic USB Hub
  15. Then click Next
  16. Then the USB drivers will be updated or reinstalled by Windows 10
  17. Click Close when the process gets over

You can iterate the process for other faulty USBs for which you may be getting error. So that’s everything you can do to fix USB Not Recognized Error in Windows 10. Check out how to fix Backup Error 0x807800c5 in Windows 10.