How to find the exact device available in the unknown device category in device manager?

We are bit confused on some occasions when we are unable to confirm whats the device shown in unknown device category in the Device Manager. Once we are sure we can then download the drive to fix the issue. But finding the exact device is quite guessing.

Now, It’s quite easy to find the exact device available in the unknown category in Device Manager.

1. Choose the device in unknown category and click on properties and then choose details.
2. Here you will find the Vendor ID and the device id.
3. Note the Vendor ID and Device ID and fill it in the website “”
4. Here it is now you can view the exact device name and the manufacturer.

Then you can download the respective device driver and fix the issue.

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