Fix Device Manager Error “This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1)”

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 (Code 1)”, it means the device driver is corrupted, damaged, outdated, misconfigured or not installed properly.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 This is because, when you upgrade to the higher version from a lower version, all the preinstalled driver may get outdated or incompatible.
 
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How to Fix “This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1)”

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 (Code 1)” is corrupted, damaged or outdated device driver, so you need an Advanced System Repair Tool that easily fixes problems related to Device Manager.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.

1. Click on Start Menu and search for the device. Click on Device Manager from the search result. It will open Device Manager Windows.

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2. Search for the driver, which have the yellow exclamation mark and right click on them and select Update Driver Software. You must be connected to the internet before updating driver software.

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3. Select, “Search automatically for updated driver software”. It will search the internet for the latest driver software.

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4. If you have already a local file of driver software then select “Browse my computer for driver software” and browse a local copy of drivers.

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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.

1. Open Run command by pressing Windows Key + R and type regedit.exe

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2. Browse for following entries and delete UpperFilters and LowerFilters.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{36FC9E60-C465-11CF-8056-444553540000}
 
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3. Reboot your PC.
Recommendation: It is better to repair registry file using professional Advanced Repair Tool. It will automatically edit the required value and delete problematic values from registry file.

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.

1. Click on Start Menu and search for troubleshoot. Click on Troubleshooting from the search item.

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2. Click View All link in the left panel. It will open all the troubleshooting menu.

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3. Find Hardware and Devices in the list and click on it. It will start Hardware and Devices Troubleshooting.

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4. Click Next to start the process.

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Summary

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.

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