How to Fix USB Not Working in Windows 10?

Hello Guys,Please let me know how to fix usb Not working in windows 10?I don't know how to fix it.I tried many times but unable to fix it.So can anyone have any idea?


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USB Not Working in Windows 10

Below are a few ways to fix the USB Not Working in Windows 10 and also what are a few reasons that trigger the issue.

Most of the devices you connect to your computer system use USB, such as portable hard drives, flash drivers, printers, cameras and other peripherals

At times, you might face some issues with USB and below are the ways to fix USB Not Working in Windows 10.

Your USB not working is the biggest problem for you because you won’t be able to use all the USB devices. Here are some of the problems that might occur with your USB.

  1. USB mouse, keyboard not working on Windows 10
  2. USB ports not working Windows 10
  3. USB not working Windows Code 43USB not working when plugged in 
  4. USB not working Toshiba, Samsung, Dell, Lenovo
  5. USB not recognized, appearing, detected, showing up
  6. USB not responding, not opening 
  7. USB not reading
  8. USB not transferring
  9. USB is not yet available
  10. USB not initialized
  11. USB not opening files
  12. USB not accessible

Here are a few solutions to fix USB Not Working in Windows 10:

1.Reinstall Device Drivers

1)Download and install the latest drivers for your USB device. If they are not available then proceed to the further step.

2)Press windows key + X and then click on device manager from the menu.

3)Locate the device driver and right click on it.

4)Click on uninstall device to remove the driver.

5)Lastly, restart your computer.

2.Change Power Management Settings for USB Controller

1)Go to the device manager.

2)Now navigate to the universal serial bus controllers section and then expand it.

3)Right click each driver named USB Root Hub and then click on Properties.

4)Go to the Power Management tab. Make sure that Allow the computer to turn off this device to  save power is not checked. If it’s checked, uncheck it. Click OK to save the changes.

5)Repeat the steps for all USB root hub drivers.

6)Lastly, restart your computer.

3.Uninstall the USB Controller

1)Go to the device manager.

2)Search for universal serial bus controllers and then expand it.

3)Now right click on the first driver in the universal serial bus menu and click on uninstall.

4)Repeat the steps for all USB root hub drivers.

5)Lastly, restart your computer.

4.Turn off the Fast Startup

1)Go to the control panel and then click on power options.

2)Click on Choose what the power button does, on the left side of your computer screen.

3)Click on Change settings that are currently unavailable.

4)Under the Shutdown settings look for the Turn on fast startup and uncheck it. Now click Save changes and you’re done.

5.Remove Your Laptop Battery

1)Remove your laptop’s battery and press the power button for 30 seconds long or more.

2)It will result in the capacitors to discharge completely. 

3)Leave your laptop turned off without a battery over the night in order for capacitors to fully discharge

6.Modify Your Registry

1)Press Windows Key + R and enter regedit. Now press Enter or click OK.

2)Optional: Modifying the registry can cause various issues to occur, therefore it’s recommended to back up your registry. You can do that by clicking File > Export.

3)Set the export range as All and select a secure location. Now enter the preferred file name and  then click on save.

4)navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4d36e965-e325-11ce-bfc1- 08002be10318} on the left side of the screen. 

5)The name of the key might be slightly different on your PC, but it should start with 4d36e965, so you will easily find it.

6)Locate UpperFilter and LowerFilters and delete them on the right pane of the screen. Restart your computer system once you complete deleting the files.

7.Update Your USB Root Hub Drivers

1)Go to the device manager.

2)Find and expand the Universal Serial Bus controllers section and then right click on USB root hub. 

3)Click on update driver from the menu.

4)Next click on Search automatically for updated driver software. Your windows will automatically 

5)install the necessary drivers.

6)Repeat the above for all the USB root hub devices on your system.

8.Install the Necessary Updates

1)Open the settings app. (either directly, or by pressing Windows key + I.

2)In the settings app, click on update and the security section.

3)Next click on the check for updates option.

4)Windows will automatically check and download the available updates.

5)Restart your system once the updates have been downloaded. 

6)The issue will be resolved once the updates have been installed.

7)We hope that above article helped you to USB Not Working in Windows 10.

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