What is Windows® device manager and how do I access it?

Windows® device manager is the control window which shows the complete list of playback and recording devices on your computer. This window also allows you to enable, disable or set your playback and recording devices as the default. Here is the process to access it:

1 - On your Windows® taskbar, right-click on the volume icon.
2 - Click on Playback devices or Recording devices depending on what you are interested in. Playback devices are for audio devices, like speakers or headphones. Recording devices are capture devices, like microphones.

And there you have it–you just accessed the Windows® device manager.

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