How to Fix Windows Driver Error 1

In your Windows operating system, you can see many features in which Device manager is one of them. The Windows Device Manager is a very unique feature with the help of which you can configure the device or hardware in the computer that you have installed. But during the installation or configuration you may get Windows driver error 1 in the computer sometimes. It happens due to the wrong configuration or due to the virus infection. The error is very critical and you may get many symptoms of this like severe data loss, unable to access various applications in the computer. You will also not be able to access the associated hardware or device in the computer. So, it is very important to fix the issue as soon as possible. You should go through some manual method or you can also use Advanced System Repair tool in the computer to fix the issue automatically.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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Symptoms of drive error 1 in Windows: There are many symptoms you may see like unable to open or access the hardware or the device in the computer, slow PC performance, automatic shutdown, starting issue, repetitive restarting, screen freezing, blue screen of death error prompting, system sticking, unable to install or uninstall any apps or programs, opening of some programs without your permission, etc. You will also get the error on the computer screen as “This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1).”

Causes of Windows driver error 1: You may get the driver error 1 in Windows due to many reasons like virus infections, improper configuration of the hardware or device in the computer, improper settings in the Device Manager, incomplete installation of the Windows operating system, incorrect registry entries, corruption in the Windows system files, unfinished uninstalling of some files or apps, etc.

How to resolve the Windows driver error 1: You should go through the manual or automatic methods recommended in this article. For manual troubleshooting, you should follow the below mentioned procedure:

  1. Go to My computer and click on properties.
  2. Click on the hardware tab and then click on Device Manager
  3. Now click on the yellow mark for the device that is giving error issue.
  4. Expand the Network Adaptor if the issue is with network adaptor.
  5. Go to the device properties dialog box and click on the Driver
  6. Click on the update drive button to update the driver and follow the instruction given on the screen.

The above manual instruction will help you to get rid of the Windows driver error 1 properly. But one thing you should keep in your mind that the manual method is a very complicated method is you have not sound technical knowledge. So, it is very important to go with automatic troubleshooting by using the Advanced System Repair tool in the computer.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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Advanced System Repair tool is a very dynamic tool that is recommended to fix Windows errors automatically. It is compatible with each and every Windows version. The tool will first scan the whole computer and extract the errors or corruption to rectify them completely. It will also enhance the performance of the system incredibly.