How to Solve the Issue of Arduino Not Showing in Device Manager

If you are an Arduino enthusiast, you might have come across the problem of your Arduino not showing up in device manager. This issue is not uncommon and many students have faced it. In this blog post, we will guide you on how to solve the issue of Arduino not showing up in device manager.

The problem occurs mainly due to the USB driver that is not supported. To check if this is the issue, go to device manager and check if your Arduino Uno is visible. If not, then the USB driver is not supported. The solution to this problem is to download and install the CH340 driver.

To download the CH340 driver, open your browser and type “CH340 driver” in the search bar. Click on the first search result which is Scroll down and click on “Download the Windows CH340 Driver”. The file size is only 189 KB. Once downloaded, extract the zip file and double click on the ch34x installer to install the USB driver. After installation, you will see the message “Driver Install Success”.

Now, if you go to your Arduino and check the tools, you will see that the port is visible. Select the port and compile a simple program such as the blink program. Upload the program and you will see that the light in your Arduino Uno is blinking.

In conclusion, if your Arduino is not showing up in device manager, the solution is to download and install the CH340 driver. It is a simple and easy solution that will save you time and frustration.

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