This is one of the very big doubts of everyone in the internet and also a serious discussions with their friends about how to solve the error “Windows cannot access the specified device or path”, while opening a software or any other programs. This problem occurs due to any missed files or any malfunctions in your system.

          I have also the same error for my Chrome software. Uninstalling it many times, but it still not working and shows the same error again and again. But I have solved this problem by using simple technique, now you can also solve this error by following the below mentioned steps. Share these steps with your by comment with them via Facebook, Twitter or also said them to like our website and get more feeds about PC tricks.

Step – 1 :

Uninstall the software which shows the error. Control Panel>> Programs>> Uninstall the Programs

Step-2 :

Click on Start, in the search box type REGEDIT“.  Then hit enter.

Chrome software install problems


Then you will see like in the below screenshot. Click on that.

computer software problems


Then the regedit window opens and it will show all the installed programs and other important registry files. Then hold Ctrl+ F in your keyboard and after that find dialogue box will be opened. In that type your software name which shows error, For Eg: Chrome Now click Find button.

Windows does not recognize the specific device or path


      Now the registry files are shown in the dialogue box. Now delete the registry values for your software. Note : Sometimes deleting important registry can result in your PC for working slowly or not opening. Be careful in these values.

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Keerthi Varman

Keerthivarman completed his graduate at PSG Tech, Coimbatore, TN and also a part-time blogger. He loves to dig into Android Apps, PC Suite and website design, explores everything and shares his knowledge with readers. He always looks forward to increasing productivity and being happy.

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