If your system is displaying code 10 or "the device
cannot start" error messages, resolve the problem with a little
These messages arise when your computer does not recognize
universal serial bus (USB) devices.
Faulty USB devices or malfunctioning drivers are common
causes of a unrecognized USB device. It is important to detect and repair the
underlying issue to prevent serious harm to your personal computer.
Plug the USB device into another computer.
If the alternate computer displays the code 10 error, there
is a problem with the USB device.
Return the device or purchase another one.
Plug the new device into your system. Make sure the code 10
error does not appear.
Click "Start" and right-click
Select "Manage" and click "Continue" if
the "User Account Control Prompt" appears. Open "Device
Select the faulty USB device.
Notice a yellow exclamation warning next to it.
Right-click the faulty USB device driver and select
"Update Driver Software."
Allow the driver to update.
Right-click the faulty USB device driver and click
Exit the Device Manager.
Restart the computer.
Allow Windows to reinstall the driver automatically.
Ensure that the USB device is working correctly.
If you computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers should
be on it.
Rather doing a driver hunt
which can take hours
it might take some time being a freeware driver solution
Note: it will find all of your outdated drivers
This will automatically search for and find the correct driver you will have to
update every driver individually once you update you might be asked whether you
want to restart or make a system restore point.
Click no to both of these then continue updating each driver free then restart
once all of the drivers have been updated.