How to fix “windows has stopped this device” code 43 errors in windows

By default, Windows automatically stops a device when it detects errors in hardware or software related to lớn the device. You can find below different methods to fix “Windows Has Stopped This Device Code 43” error in Windows computers.

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Windows Has Stopped This Device Code 43

Whenever Windows detects a software or hardware related error in a device, it automatically stops the device lớn prevent the computer from being damaged và comes up the following error message.

“Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems (Code 43)”.

In most cases, the reason of Code 43 error on a Windows computer is usually due lớn a Device driver failing khổng lồ load, crashing due lớn a problem or being outdated or corrupted.

1. Shut Down và Restart

Click on Start Button > nguồn > Shut Down and wait for the computer khổng lồ completely nguồn OFF. After 60 seconds, press the power button to lớn restart the computer.

As the computer restarts, it should load up the right driver software, as required for proper functioning of all the hardware devices on your computer.

2. Kiểm tra Device Manager

Right-Click on the Start button & click on Device Manager option. On Device Manager Screen, right-click on the Faulty or Unknown device and click on Properties.


On the next screen, go lớn the Driver tab and click on Update Driver button.


On the next screen, click on tìm kiếm Automatically for updated driver software option và allow Windows to tìm kiếm and install the right drivers.

3. Install Updates

Go to Settings > Updates và Security > click on Windows Update in the left pane. In the right-pane, click on check for Updates button.


If Updates are available, the latest available device drivers will also be installed on your computer.

4. Disable Fast Startup

The Fast Startup feature on Windows computers has also been blamed for causing this problem.

Go lớn Settings > System > click on Power & Sleep in the left pane. In the right-pane, scroll down & on Additional power Settings Link.

On power nguồn Options Screen, click on Choose What the nguồn Buttons bởi vì link.


On the next screen, scroll down khổng lồ “Shutdown Settings” & uncheck Turn on fast startup option.

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Click on Save Changes button.

Restart the computer > go to Device Manager & see if any device is reporting this error.

5. Uninstall và Reinstall Device Drivers

Right-click on the Start button and click on Device Manager. On Device Manager screen, right-click on the Faulty Device and click on Uninstall Device option.


After this, right-click on the action tab & click on Scan for hardware changes.


After this, go through the Device Manager screen khổng lồ make sure that there is entry reporting error with a yellow exclamation mark.

6. Prevent Windows from Turning OFF Device

The problem could also be related lớn the default tendency of Windows to switch OFF power supply to unused USB ports.

Right-Click on Start button & click on Device Manager option. On Device Manager Screen, right-click on USB Root Hub and click on Properties.


On the Properties screen, click on nguồn Management tab và uncheck the option for “Allow the computer lớn turn off this device to lớn save power” and click on OK.


Repeat the above steps for other USB Root Hubs (If any) and Restart your computer.

7. Disable USB Selective Suspend Setting

Another mặc định setting in Windows computers is lớn conserve power nguồn by suspending power nguồn supply lớn inactive USB devices. This can sometimes lead to lớn Code 43 errors.

Go to Settings > System > Power & Sleep, scroll down & click on Additional power nguồn Settings Link.

On power Options screen, click on Change Plan Settings liên kết located next khổng lồ the current power nguồn Plan.


Next, click on Change Advanced power nguồn Settings link.


On the next screen, click on USB Settings > USB selective suspend setting and select disabled option for “Plugged in” và also for “On Battery” in case you are using a Laptop.