Error code 10 is related to USB Controller because if it is not recognized then the device manage occurs the error code 10 with the error message “the device cannot start”. As we know that device manager has the details of hardware devices so if any one of them is missing due to any issue then you can get the error message.
Code 10- the device cannot start.
This device cannot start. (Code 10)
The given error message or the error code is one of the error code of several error codes of device manager. If the driver is missing or very old then the USB Controller is unable to recognize because drivers are the most important part of any device or application/software.
Cause of error code 10:-
The cause of error code 10 is the driver of the USB Controller device is missing or very old or outdated so it is unable to recognize it. It is the scenario the Device Manager can’t start the device because the driver of the device is missing or the Device Manager has insufficient information to recognize the error. An incorrect basic Input/ Output system which is also called BIOS may be the cause of this error. Sometimes user change in the setting of the system and also the BIOS setting so it is producing the error code 10 in the Device Manager that the device is unable to start. Unless you fix this issue you can’t use the USB Controller because it can’t be supported by the Device manager.
How to fix error code 10:-
You can fix error code 10 if you restore the system because if you restore the system it will be changed in its default setting and the issue of BIOS will be solved. Scan the system to remove the harmful programs such as virus, worms etc because sometimes they damage the device driver or move the files from their location. Go to the BIOS setting and disable the DOS USB functions because it may be solved the problem. A part of these solutions you can also fix error code 10- the device cannot start” if you manually fix corrupted registry entries, update windows os and also update windows driver then you can fix this error also. Since the driver is the important part of the device or the system so it must be updated because if the driver is missing or not updated then it can’t be supported.