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DevCon (Portable)


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This package was approved by moderator jberezanski on 9/28/2016.

DevCon is a command-line tool that displays detailed information about devices, and lets you search for and manipulate devices from the command line. DevCon enables, disables, installs, configures, and removes devices on the local computer and displays detailed information about devices on local and remote computers. DevCon is included in the WDK.

This pacakge includes both an x86 and an x64 version of the DevCon application:
* DevCon32.exe
* DevCon64.exe

Please use the version applicable to your Operating System.

These files are obtained from the WDK for Windows 10 build 1607.
The Devcon.exe (both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions) can be found in the Windows Device Kit (WDK).
The WDK installer can be downloaded from here.
For more information on downloading the WDK and associated tools, see this page.

To install DevCon (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install devcon.portable

To upgrade DevCon (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade devcon.portable


  • devcon32.exe Show
    md5: EBE2414F870597900228A7F87AE00B8D | sha1: 2F3A0F1191999AFFB68A664D5B658725328F5BF4 | sha256: E779664403C8CFCA9CA115E4AB46794922D3B39B8EC98A3B7A30D323FAF02B5E | sha512: FC81A9D7100AE481E21926FD85508064DC4C1CD3B19573F5487BAEA02C0C4AC0FEE2C80DDE319AF51D27D03DD48B0F5C73021C5D79790F3E02A6EDB5AEB9D0B5
  • devcon64.exe Show
    md5: 2F429A7437B47EE774F9C7318B99AA0C | sha1: 0D130F602B69E533B75BC0B5AE6C735B3E7B1D1A | sha256: 6CDF9A5C39FC9E765CD7232BDB6AEAA3D2811BCBBF6875C4DECC5D6C8BF308EA | sha512: 354ABDF9D156636361665232ABC2CAE3EAC731C3F50345804AB26AEE619CB27C7E24B7493722E36E19DF0BAC122691E08DB86753842C627A6B6325D26E22A407

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft


Copyright (c) 2015 Microsoft


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
DevCon (Portable) 10.0.10586.21 635 Monday, February 8, 2016 approved

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