A fast way to access Device Manger in Windows 7 is from the Command Prompt. Just type a short command and Device Manager starts right away!

Follow these simple steps to access Device Manager from the Command Prompt in Windows 7:

Here's How:
  1. Click on the Windows 7 Start button
  2. Type the following command in the search box and then hit the Enter key: devmgmt.msc
  3. The Windows 7 Device Manager will now open