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Fix Device not migrated error

How frustrating it could be when you are working on some of your important projects and suddenly a device stops working? Very much. Usually when the device stops working, it displays the message “Device not migrated”. But as always we have a solution for this error too.

Methods to fix Device not migrated error

Method 1: Run System File Checker

  • Click on the Start menu.
  • Type “cmd“. When you see Command Prompt appear in the menu above, right click on it and select Run as administrator.
  • In Command Prompt, type “sfc /scannow” and press Enter.

  • Wait for the scan to complete.
  • Try installing the system updates. If this method works for you, you will not see the error again.

Method 2: Uninstall and re-install the device driver

  • Press Windows + R to open Run dialog box.
  • Type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter.
  • In the Device Manager window locate Sound, video and game controllers.
  • Expand Sound, video and game controllers category and right click on your audio device and select Uninstall.

  • Restart your pc, the Windows will automatically install the sound driver.

(Note: The process above explains how to uninstall and re-install the sound driver but the same process can be used to work on any driver.)


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By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-09-13T05:36:21+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Common Errors, Computer Science, Windows Errors|0 Comments