Ways to enable a device on Windows® 7
What are the different methods to enable a device on Windows 7?
Windows 7 the latest Operating System that works very quickly so that you are able to do your work effectively and quickly. As it is very responsive, you can start your PC very fast. This Operating System functions with many applications and devices so as to provide flexibility to work. Windows 7 is designed in such a way, that it is very fast in searching for files, folders and applications in seconds. Windows 7 comprises all similar type of documents and libraries even if the files are saved in separate folders which in turn will help you to find then quickly. As Windows 7 helps you share documents, devices and printers across many computers, it will be very helpful to run a small business without a server. Windows 7 will also allow you to set automatic backup which will help you to save data on a local drive.
Here are the different ways to enable a device on Windows 7 and the ways to enable a device:
- Tip to enable hidden audio devices
- Tip to enable USB ports using Registry Hack
- Tip to enable device in Device Manager
Tip to enable hidden audio devices
In order to enable hidden audio devices on Windows 7, you will have to follow certain steps. First, you will have to open the Control Panel and click on the 'Sound' icon followed by clicking on the 'Recording' tab. After that, right-click on 'Show Disabled Devices'. By doing so you can see the disabled audio devices with an arrow pointing down on them. Then you will have to right-click on the listed disabled audio device which you want to enable, and click on 'Enable'.
Tip to enable USB ports using Registry Hack
USB devices are portable devices, as they are used to carry data from one PC to another. But it is always risky to enable USB devices as they are often considered a gateway for viruses and malware. In Windows 7 you can enable the USB port by using Registry Hack. For that, you will have to go to 'Run' in the 'Start' menu and type 'regedit' in the 'Search' box. Then select the key, 'UsbStor' and double-click on 'Start Value'. Enter '3' so as to enable the USB storage on your Windows 7 system.
You will have to follow certain steps to enable a device in Device Manager on Windows 7. For that, first you will have to open Device Manager on Control Panel. Then you will have to locate the hardware device which you want to enable, and right-click it. Then click on 'Properties' and select the 'Driver' tab. After that click on the 'Enable' button and click 'Ok'. By doing so, the device will be enabled.
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