If you are getting the error message “This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1)”, it means the device driver is corrupted, damaged, outdated, misconfigured or not installed properly. Every time when you insert or connect the device to your PC you might be welcome with Device Manager Error Code 1. In this article, I will tell you all the possible solutions to fix this device manager errors.
Mostly when you update or upgrade Windows OS to Windows 10, you may get various device manager error code. This is because, when you upgrade to the higher version from a lower version, all the preinstalled driver may get outdated or incompatible.
Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool
As we know, that most prominent reason behind “This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1)” is corrupted, damaged or outdated device driver, so you need an Advanced System Repair Tool that easily fixes problems related to Device Manager. It also repairs missing or corrupted system files like dll files, exe files, exe files, sys files, ocx files, inf files etc. Most of the time “This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1)” error appears due to corrupted registry entries. Advanced System Repair Tool takes care of registry file too and fix error easily.
Method 2: Update Driver Manually
Above error is associated with driver software, so it is the best idea to update the driver manually.
Method 3: Modify Registry File
Modifying registry file is not recommended because incorrect edit of registry file may harm your operating system badly. For added security, you must keep a backup of registry file before performing any operation on it.
Method 4: Run Hardware Troubleshooter
Hardware Troubleshooter is an effective and easy way to fix any device related issues. Not only error code 45 but if you are getting some other error message that is associated with Device Manager, then running Hardware Troubleshooter may give you quick fix of this error.
This article covers How to Fix “This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1)” error from Windows 10/8/8.1/7/XP, Vista and Windows Server.