USB device not recognized – How to resolve USB device not recognized error

How to fix USB device not recognized error – How to resolve USB device not recognized error

You might have seen this error “how to resolve USB device not recognized error” when you connect a USB device in your laptop / desktop. The fix for this issue is “Awesome and Unbelievable”. This article will guide you to get rid of the error “USB device not recognized”.

You may connect the USB devices in your USB ports such as mouse, data card, mouse, pen drive, camera, mobile, printer and so. But you will get an error as a pop-up “USB device not recognized”.

You may try to check whether the ports are working or not through charging the phone or connecting the pen drive. Now you got to know that the ports are active as you are getting charge of mobile phone or pen drive.

USB device not recognized
USB device not recognized

You might have tried all below steps but NO luck.

Uninstall & re-install the USB driver.
Restarting your computer.
System Restoration (you may think it happened due to latest software / application installation.
You may think about Registry also.

The above steps may not help you to fix USB device not recognized error.

Moreover, you could see Unknown Device state in the device manager.

USB device not recognized
USB device not recognized

How to fix USB device not recognized error.

Just Unplug Your Computer From the Power Supply. That’s all! This is the fix. Can’t believe it? Please read below. 

Please note that it doesn’t mean that you are turning off your computer. Because latest computers don’t turn off when you press the power button as the motherboard still gets power from the Power supply (from wall outlet).

How it works

All we know that motherboard is the heart of the computer. All hardware of the computer is connected with the motherboard, including the USB ports. Sometimes the motherboard needs to be “rebooted” because something may go wrong, i.e. your USB ports may suddenly stop working. The small microprocessor on the motherboard will reload the drivers and your USB ports should be back to recognizing all devices.

Turn off your computer through Shut Down or long pressing the power button and then UNPLUG it from the wall outlet. Just relax for a min and connect it back. You are done.

You will surely try this if you are experiencing USB device not recognized issue.

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