Microsoft WIndows 10 is the latest OS from Microsoft and it is more stable and powerful. MS is trying to give better Windows experience to its users. Gaming is now very powerful in Windows 10. Users can play heavy games in WIndows 10 easily as the latest Direct X allows Windows 10 to improve the graphics quality. There are many reasons behind using Windows 10. Windows 10 is secure, fast, stable, and most important is that it’s user-friendly. However, users might encounter many problems in WIndows 10 and one of the biggest problems is USB not recognized error. This problem might encounter due to malfunctioned USB device or any hardware issue. Also, as we all know that drivers in Windows control input and output devices. Hence, if your driver isn’t updated or not working then you’ll be suffering from a serious problem.

This post is for those users who are struggling with The Last USB Device Malfunctioned problem. This problem arises when you’re connecting any US device to your PC. When you plug-in your USB device, a notification will appear saying that USB wasn’t recognized. Also, you might get error device descriptor request failed which is almost similar to this problem.

In most of the cases, this problem is raised due to malfunctioned USB device. Maybe the USB device you’re plugging into PC is damaged and can’t run anymore. So, the first thing I recommend you to do is to check if your USB device is in working state or not. Try plugging the USB into any other PC and if it’s working, your Windows 10 is suffering from an error where it cannot recognize external USB devices. You should follow the steps given below to solve your problem:

Fix: The Last USB Device Malfunctioned In Windows 10

There are several fixes to this problem. I’m sure that you’ll be able to fix your problem by following any of the fixes given below. But, as we mentioned above that you should check whether your USB Device isn’t damaged, if it’s the case then you should buy a new USB device as there’s no fix for this problem. Also, maybe your USB port is not working properly. So, try inserting your USB device in another USB port. If you’re sure that both USB device and USB ports are working fine, then follow the methods and their steps given below.

Method 1. Un-Install and Update The Drivers Which Aren’t Working

In most of the cases, the main reason behind this problem is that your driver is outdated or not working properly. This might happen due to many reasons. It might be possible that the USB you’re trying to plug into your PC isn’t supported by the driver because it’s outdated. Maybe it’s supported to your USB Device but isn’t working so you can Uninstall it. When you boot your PC next time, it’ll be installed automatically by Windows. Below are the steps you should follow.

Uninstall Your Drivers First:

1. Open your Control Panel and select Device Manager.
2. Scroll down and select Universal Serial Bus Controllers. You’ll get a drop down list of all the drivers installed. If you see any yellow exclamation mark then Right Click>Uninstall.
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3. You’ll get a warning, click Yes and wait till the driver is uninstalled. Do the same steps with all the drivers with an exclamation mark.

4. Now, restart your PC and then plug in your USB device. If it’s working then you’ve solved your problem.

Try updating the drivers if uninstalling them doesn’t fix your problem.

Update Your USB Drivers:

  1. Open your Device manager in Windows 10.
  2. Under Universal Serial Bus Controllers select the driver with yellow mark and Right Click>Update Driver.
  3. Then you can either update driver online or if you have an offline copy of your driver the select Browse My Computer.
  4. Browse the location where your drivers are located and select the driver you want to update.install usb driver
  5. Follow the instructions till your driver is updated. When finished, plug in your USB device and check whether it’s working or not.

I hope your problem is now fixed by doing the steps given above. If your problem isn’t fixed then don’t worry. There is still another fix to this problem. Windows has its inbuilt troubleshooter which is capable of fixing many problems on its own. You should run the troubleshooter to fix USB not recognized problem.

Run The Windows 10 Inbuilt Troubleshooter:

  1. Write Troubleshooting in the Windows 10 search box and select the first option.
  2. Click on the Troubleshooting tab on the window.
  3. Now, click on view all option. (Upper Left Corner Of The Window)
  4. Then select the Hardware and Device options from the list which will appear.
  5. After this, click Next to run the Hardware and Device Troubleshooter.

I hope this helps solve your issue!

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Microsoft WIndows 10 is the latest OS from Microsoft and it is more stable and powerful. MS is trying to give better Windows experience to its users. Gaming is now very powerful in Windows 10. Users can play heavy games in WIndows 10 easily as the latest Direct X allows...
Microsoft WIndows 10 is the latest OS from Microsoft and it is more stable and powerful. MS is trying to give better Windows experience to its users. Gaming is now very powerful in Windows 10. Users can play heavy games in WIndows 10 easily as the latest Direct X allows Windows 10 to improve the graphics quality. There are many reasons behind using Windows 10. Windows 10 is secure, fast, stable, and most important is that it's user-friendly. However, users might encounter many problems in WIndows 10 and one of the biggest problems is <strong>USB not recognized error</strong>. This problem might encounter due to malfunctioned USB device or any hardware issue. Also, as we all know that drivers in Windows control input and output devices. Hence, if your driver isn't updated or not working then you'll be suffering from a serious problem. This post is for those users who are struggling with <strong>The Last USB Device Malfunctioned problem.</strong> This problem arises when you're connecting any US device to your PC. When you plug-in your USB device, a notification will appear saying that USB wasn't recognized. Also, you might get error <a href="https://youprogrammer.com/device-descriptor-request-failed/">device descriptor request failed</a> which is almost similar to this problem. In most of the cases, this problem is raised due to malfunctioned USB device. Maybe the USB device you're plugging into PC is damaged and can't run anymore. So, the first thing I recommend you to do is to check if your USB device is in working state or not. Try plugging the USB into any other PC and if it's working, your Windows 10 is suffering from an error where it cannot recognize external USB devices. You should follow the steps given below to solve your problem: <h2>Fix: The Last USB Device Malfunctioned In Windows 10</h2> There are several fixes to this problem. I'm sure that you'll be able to fix your problem by following any of the fixes given below. But, as we mentioned above that you should check whether your USB Device isn't damaged, if it's the case then you should buy a new USB device as there's no fix for this problem. Also, maybe your USB port is not working properly. So, try inserting your USB device in another USB port. If you're sure that both USB device and USB ports are working fine, then follow the methods and their steps given below. <h3>Method 1. Un-Install and Update The Drivers Which Aren't Working</h3> In most of the cases, the main reason behind this problem is that your driver is outdated or not working properly. This might happen due to many reasons. It might be possible that the USB you're trying to plug into your PC isn't supported by the driver because it's outdated. Maybe it's supported to your USB Device but isn't working so you can Uninstall it. When you boot your PC next time, it'll be installed automatically by Windows. Below are the steps you should follow. <h4>Uninstall Your Drivers First:</h4> 1. Open your Control Panel and select Device Manager. 2. Scroll down and select <strong>Universal Serial Bus Controllers</strong>. You'll get a drop down list of all the drivers installed. If you see any yellow exclamation mark then <strong>Right Click>Uninstall.</strong> <a href="https://tutbakery.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/uninstall-USB-driver.jpg"><img class="wp-image-725 size-full aligncenter" src="https://tutbakery.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/uninstall-USB-driver.jpg" alt="uninstall USB driver" width="715" height="271" /></a> 3. You'll get a warning, click Yes and wait till the driver is uninstalled. Do the same steps with all the drivers with an exclamation mark. 4. Now, restart your PC and then plug in your USB device. If it's working then you've solved your problem. Try updating the drivers if uninstalling them doesn't fix your problem. <h4>Update Your USB Drivers:</h4> <ol> <li>Open your Device manager in Windows 10.</li> <li>Under <strong>Universal Serial Bus Controllers</strong> select the driver with yellow mark and <strong>Right Click>Update Driver</strong>.<a href="https://tutbakery.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/install-usb-driver.jpg"> </a></li> <li>Then you can either update driver online or if you have an offline copy of your driver the select Browse My Computer.</li> <li>Browse the location where your drivers are located and select the driver you want to update.<a href="https://tutbakery.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/install-usb-driver.jpg"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-726 size-full" src="https://tutbakery.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/install-usb-driver.jpg" alt="install usb driver" width="973" height="553" /></a></li> <li>Follow the instructions till your driver is updated. When finished, plug in your USB device and check whether it's working or not.</li> </ol> I hope your problem is now fixed by doing the steps given above. If your problem isn't fixed then don't worry. There is still another fix to this problem. Windows has its inbuilt troubleshooter which is capable of fixing many problems on its own. You should run the troubleshooter to fix USB not recognized problem. <h4><span class="">Run The Windows 10 Inbuilt Troubleshooter:</span></h4> <ol> <li>Write <strong>Troubleshooting </strong>in the Windows 10 search box and select the first option.</li> <li class="">Click on the Troubleshooting tab on the window.</li> <li><span class="">Now, click on view all option. (Upper Left Corner Of The Window)</span></li> <li>Then select the Hardware and Device options from the list which will appear.</li> <li>After this, click Next to run the Hardware and Device Troubleshooter.</li> </ol> I hope this helps solve your issue!
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