Find Drivers For Unidentified Devices Shown In Device Manager

We have written a lot of tips on device drivers before like how to locate and download drivers for unrecognized devices, search for device drivers with hardware ids, update your drivers and how to backup or restore device drivers.

Today we will tell you about another free software called Unknown Device Identifier enables you to identify the yellow question mark labeled Unknown Devices in Device Manager. And reports you a detailed summary for the manufacturer name, OEM name, device type, device model and even the exact name of the unknown devices.


With the collected information, you might contact your hardware manufacturer for support or search the Internet for the corresponding driver with a simple click. You might be able to convert your unidentified unknown devices into identified known devices and find proper driver on the Internet and contact the hardware device manufacturer or vender.

Finding Unknown Device Drivers

The devices which for which drivers are not detected are shown in red color, you can right click their hardware id and search for their drivers using this software as shown in the image above.

This application is supported on Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows 7.

Download Unknown Device Identifier

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