If you find that your Windows 7 or Windows Vista computer is facing some hardware or device issues or problems, you can run the Hardware and Devices Troubleshooter. This automated troubleshooter will try to identify and then resolve the issues that it finds.
Hardware and Devices Troubleshooter in Windows 7
Windows 7 comes with this troubleshooter in-built. If you recently installed a new driver or some hardware and find some things are not working as you’d like them to, use this troubleshooter.
To do so, open Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Configure a device.
The Hardware Troubleshooter will open. You can set it to fix the detected problems automatically or select and opt to fix only the one’s you want.
Click on Next to run the Hardware and Devices Troubleshooter. Once the scan is completed, it will present you with a report.
Choose the ones you want to fix and click on Next.
The Hardware and Devices Troubleshooter will try to fix the problems for you.
If you are using Windows Vista, go here to download and run the Hardware and Devices Troubleshooter for Windows Vista.
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- Tips to fix common driver problems in Windows 7 .