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Windows 7: device manager

03 Mar 2011   #1
Dumbledore

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device manager

My device manager is empty and I can't manage the wrong devices or anything like it. it's been like that for a long time and I can't get it to work. it's just black white no devices are there.


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03 Mar 2011   #2
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

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03 Mar 2011   #3
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Give this a try (says for XP but should apply in 7 as well),

Device manager is blank - Microsoft Answers
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03 Mar 2011   #4
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dumbledore View Post
My device manager is empty and I can't manage the wrong devices or anything like it. it's been like that for a long time and I can't get it to work. it's just black white no devices are there.

Device Manager empty or blank in Windows?

Or it could be malware...or norton av

This was common in XP SP3:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953979/en-us
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03 Mar 2011   #5
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

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