• DeviceRescue — So long, Device Manager


    Deanna McElveen

    By Deanna McElveen

    As frustrating and non-frustrating changes happen to Windows over the years, I wonder whether Microsoft just forgets about Device Manager.

    I doubt that 1998 Deanna (better hair) would find much difference between the Windows Device Manager in Windows 98 and Windows 10 or 11.

    The differences are primarily cosmetic, matching the overall changes in the Windows UI design. The functionality has not changed much in 25 years.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.35.0, 2023-08-28).