A Microsoft Windows 95 and Windows 98 troubleshooting tool that is part of the System utility in Control Panel. Device Manager is used for managing peripheral devices and their associated system resources.
You can use Device Manager to do the following:
Graphic D-16. Device Manager.
Windows 2000 also has a Device Manager tool that graphically displays the hardware installed on the computer and allows you to configure that hardware. You can start it by clicking the Device Manager button on the Hardware tab in Control Panel’s System utility.