[Part 1] Top 50 Device Manager Error Codes and Their Fixes

get rid of Device Manager Error Device manager with errors can affect the system performance and if ignored then it can become more dangerous for any computer or laptop.

The list of device manager error codes is very huge, and these errors are also very difficult to understand for the normal users.

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If your system or laptop is displaying any type of error related to device manager then don’t worry as this blog contains the complete list of Error codes related to the Windows Device Manager and tricks to get rid of Device Manager Error Code.

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Find the error code that your system is displaying from the below given list and apply the given solution.

How to Get Rid of Device Manager Error Codes

CODE 1CODE 11CODE 21CODE 31CODE 41
CODE 2CODE 12CODE 22CODE 32CODE 42
CODE 3CODE 13CODE 23CODE 33CODE 43
CODE 4CODE 14CODE 24CODE 34CODE 44
CODE 5CODE 15CODE 25CODE 35CODE 45
CODE 6CODE 16CODE 26CODE 36CODE 46
CODE 7CODE 17CODE 27CODE 37CODE 47
CODE 8CODE 18CODE 28CODE 38CODE 48
CODE 9CODE 19CODE 29CODE 39CODE 49
CODE 10CODE 20CODE 30CODE 40CODE 50

CODE 1

Reasons:

This error code generated because of the system failure OR system drivers are configured improperly.

Fix:

Make sure that your system is packed with the latest driver. At the device’s Properties dialog box, go to the Driver tab, and then click on Update Driver to start the Hardware Update Wizard.

Simply follow the instructions to update the driver.

CODE 2

Due to this error code two types of error may appear;

  1. The (FLOP, ESDI, SCSI,…) device loader(s) for this device could not load the device driver
  2. Windows could not load a device driver is reporting (ISAPNP, PCI, BIOS, EISA, or ACPI) bus types

Fix:

To fix error code 2 you need to make sure that your system contains the latest driver if not then install the latest device drivers which are compatible for your system.

Code 3

Error message generated because of the Error Code 3:

“The driver for this device might be corrupted, or your system may be running low on memory or other resources. (Code 3)”

Reason:

Make sure that your system is not running out of memory, if your system is running low on system memory then you need to free up the system memory or add more memory (RAM). Also check for system driver updates.

Fix:

In order to Get Rid of Device Manager Error Codes you need to free system memory, you must close some applications to make memory available. Also verify memory and system resources, and the virtual memory settings.

  • How to check memory and system resources:

Open Task Manager ( press CTRL+ALT+DELETE)-> Click Task Manager.

  • How to verify virtual memory settings:

Open the System Properties dialog box and click on the Advanced tab -> click Settings in the Performance area.

CODE 4

Reason:

Device Failure – Devloader/Static VxD/Configured is of Wrong type

Fix:

This error code appears when the .inf file of the system become corrupt or the Registry file becomes damaged. This error code is displayed if the .inf file specifies a field that should be text, but is binary instead.

Also, use the Device Manager to remove the device, then run the Add New Hardware tool in Control Panel. If you continue to receive this error code, please contact the hardware’s manufacturer for an updated .inf file.

CODE 5

Reason:

Device Failure – Lacked an Arbitrator

Fix:

System with outdated driver can generate error code 5, so it is recommended to check that your system drivers are updated or not if not then install them for your device.

CODE 6

Reason:

Confliction of Boot Configuration

Fix:

It happens when one or more installed drivers are start conflicting with each others. Verify for the IRQs DMA, and I/O addresses and make sure that all of them are good.

CODE 7

Error: Filtering Failed – Possible problem in Device Driver Code

Fix:

If your system is not working properly after this error then you need to remove the device and then execute the Add New Hardware tool from Control Panel.

In case if your system is still displaying this error code and system doesn’t function properly then make sure that the system drivers are updated.

CODE 8

Reasons: System failure – Devloader Not Found

Fix:

If you are receiving an error about Devloader, there is no known resolution. If you are receiving any other error, reinstall the driver or update the driver.

If you are getting an error with a System Devloader, Windows should be reinstalled because the Devloader is built into the Vmm32.vxd.

CODE 9

Error:

“Windows cannot identifythis hardware because it does not have a valid hardware identification number. For assistance, contact the hardware manufacturer. (Code 9)”

Fix:

To fix this error code use Device Manager and uninstall the device, after removing the device you need to execute the Add New Hardware tool in Control Panel.

Also visit the hardware manufacture’s webpage to update the related drivers.

CODE 10

Error:

This device cannot start. Try upgrading the device drivers for this device. (Code 10)”

Fix for Device Failed to start: Install the latest drivers for your system. You can do this task either manually or go with an automatic tool to update your system’s driver.

CODE 11

Fix:

In order to get rid of Error Code11 you need to run the Automatic Skip Driver tool available at the System Information tool.

If you are unable to fix this issue then visit hardware manufacturer’s official webpage and search for the updated drivers.

CODE 12

Error:

This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use. If you want to use this device, you will need to disable one of the other devices on this system. (Code 12)

Reason:

Failure of the resource arbitrators.

Fix:

It happens when one or more installed drivers are start conflicting with each others. Verify for the IRQs DMA, and I/O addresses and make sure that all of them are good.

 

CODE 13

Reason:

Windows System Failure OR Issue inside the Device Driver or Windows 95 Code

Fix:

This error code generated when device driver gets unable to search the hardware.

In order to fix this error code, make sure that the device is added to the system properly. Along with, With the help of Device Manager remove the device and then run the Add New Hardware tool from Control Panel.

CODE 14

Error:

“This device cannot work properly until you restart your computer. To restart your computer now, click Restart Computer. (Code 14)”

Fix:

Simply restart your computer or laptop, click on Start-> click Shut Down, and then choose Restart.

CODE 15

Reason: Due to the resource conflict (Driver confliction)

Fix:

When one or more installed drivers start conflicting with each other then this error code generated. Verify for the IRQs DMA, and I/O addresses and make sure that all of them are OK.

If your error code is not present in this part of blog then you should visit the second part “[Part 2] Device Manager Error Codes and Their Fixes

In the second part of this blog you will read more 15 Device Manager Error Codes and their Fixes.

Source: https://support.microsoft.com/en-in/help/310123/error-codes-in-device-manager-in-windows

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