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Fix This Device Is Not Configured Correctly (Code 1)

The Error Code 1 in Device Manager is generally caused by corrupt or outdated Device Drivers. Sometimes when you connect a new device to your PC, and you see the Error code 1 then it means Windows was unable to load the necessary drivers. You will get a popup error message ‘This Device Is Not Configured Correctly.’

Fix This Device Is Not Configured Correctly (Code 1)

Let’s troubleshoot this error and see how actually to resolve your problem. So without wasting any time, let’s see how to fix this error.

Fix This Device Is Not Configured Correctly (Code 1)

Before making any changes to your PC, it’s recommended to create a Restore Point if something goes wrong.

Method 1: Update the drivers for this device

1. Press Windows key + R then type devmgmt.msc and hit enter to open device manager.

devmgmt.msc device manager

2. Right-click the Problematic device driver (having yellow exclamation mark) and select Update Device Driver.

Fix USB Device Not Recognized. Device Descriptor Request Failed

3. Now select “Search automatically for updated driver software” and let the process finish.

search automatically for updated driver software

4. If it wasn’t able to update your graphic card, then again select Update Driver Software.

5. This time, select “Browse my computer for driver software.

browse my computer for driver software

6. Next, select “Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.

let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer

7. Select the appropriate driver from the list and click Next.

8. Let the process complete and then restart your PC.

9. Alternatively, go to your manufacturer’s website and download the latest drivers.

Method 2: Uninstall the Problematic Device

1. Press Windows key + R then type “devmgmt.msc” and hit enter to open device manager.

devmgmt.msc device manager

2. Right-click Uninstall the device driver which are having the problem.

3. Now click on Action and select Scan for hardware changes.

Click on Action then click on Scan for hardware changes

4. Finally, go to the manufacturer’s website of that device and install the latest drivers.

5. Reboot to apply changes.

Method 3: Manually fix the issue via Registry Editor

If this particular problem is caused by USB devices, you can then delete the UpperFilters and LowerFilters in the Registry Editor.

1. Press the Windows key + R button to open the Run dialogue box.

2. Type regedit in the Run dialogue box, then press Enter.

Run command regedit

3. Navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{36FC9E60-C465-11CF-8056-444553540000}

Delete UpperFilters and LowerFilters key

4. Now from the right window pane, find and delete both the UpperFilters key and the LowerFilters.

5. If ask for confirmation, select Ok and reboot your PC to save changes.

That’s it you have successfully Fix This Device Is Not Configured Correctly (Code 1) but if you still have any questions regarding this post feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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Aditya Farrad

Aditya is a self-motivated information technology professional and has been a technology writer for the last 7 years. He covers Internet services, mobile, Windows, software, and How-to guides.

2 thoughts on “Fix This Device Is Not Configured Correctly (Code 1)”

  1. Everthing worked great. my xp32 computer found the new drive…..but every time I restart…it forgets again. I Still get code 1. I’m trying to get my old, off-line xp32 to recognize my Motorola cell phone! It allows me to share photos but not files. Have never had this much trouble!!!

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