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o A normal icon means the device was configured, the appropriate driver was installed, and the device is working properly. o An icon with a yellow exclamation mark means the device was detected, but could not be configured properly. In this case, make sure you have the latest driver for the device. o An icon with a black down-arrow means the device is disabled. To identify the system resources used by a device: o Right-click the device and click Properties . o Click the Resources tab. To view all resources used by the computer: o On the file menu in Device Manager, click View > Resources by type (or Resources by connection ). o Alternatively, press the Windows key + R , type Msinfo32 , and press Enter . Device Troubleshooting 0:00-0:09 In this lesson, we'll review some things you can do to troubleshoot computer devices that aren't functioning correctly. Check the Basics First 0:10-0:57 The first step in troubleshooting devices that aren't functioning correctly is to check the basics first.For example, if the device is an externally- connected device, verify that it's actually connected to the system. Check all cables and connectors to make sure they're securely seated. If the device requires a separate power source, verify that it's plugged in. Some externally-connected devices can draw the power they need in order to operate directly from the USB or FireWire cable.However, other devices require their own dedicated power supply. If it's an internally-connected device, check cable connections on both ends of the cable. If the device gets its power from the power supply, make sure the appropriate power connections have been made. If it's a device installed in an expansion slot, make sure it's seated properly in the slot. Verify the Device is Recognized in the BIOS/UEFI 0:58-1:38 If these check out, then the next step is to verify that the device is recognized appropriately by the system. Some devices such as hard disks, SSDs and optical drives, should be recognized by BIOS or UEFI when the system is powered on. Access the BIOS UEFI interface and verify that the device is listed. With some systems, you may need to enable a particular connector in the BIOS UEFI before it will be detected. For example, suppose you connect a new SATA drive to the SATA III connector. Some systems may require you to access the BIOS UEFI interface and enable the SATA III connector before the device connected to it will be recognized. Verify the Device is Recognized in Device Manager 1:39-2:28 Some types of devices are not managed by the BIOS UEFI, such as network interfaces, soundboards,video boards and so on. For these types of devices, you need to check device manager in Windows to make sure that they have been detected by the operating system and are functioning correctly.
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