The error message that says “USB device malfunctioned and is not recognized” is a very common malfunction, you might have or will encounter while using your Windows system, and I know how frustrating it can be. This tutorial provides four solutions to fix this problem.
The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a plug and play interface that allows the easy connection of your computer with 7external devices.
When you plug in a USB external device or a mobile phone to your PC, and you receive an error message saying “USB device malfunctioned and is not recognized” the USB will not show up on your computer. This will prevent you from accessing the data in the external device. In some cases, the error message comes in these forms. “One of the USB devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned, and windows does not recognize it. For assistance in solving this problem, click this message.” or “The last USB device you connected to this computer malfunctioned, and windows does not recognize it.”
Follow the steps below to do this;
This is a very simple process, which might just be the solution you need.