Generic Non-PnP Monitor shows in Device Manager? It means the monitor driver is not installed correctly. To fix Generic Non-PnP Monitor driver issues on Windows 10 & 11, you need to update the monitor driver.
Try these methods
Method 1: Unplug and replug your monitor
To fix the Generic Non-PnP monitor driver issue, you can try unplugging and replugging your monitor. In general, Windows will download and install the latest driver for a device that is connected to the computer.
When you replug your monitor, Windows may reinstall the driver for the monitor. In that case, the Generic Non-PnP Monitor driver issue may be fixed.
If replugging the monitor doesn’t help fix the issue, continue to the next method.
Method 2: Update your monitor driver via Device Manager
You can try updating your monitor driver via Device Manager and see if it helps fix the Generic Non-PnP Monitor driver issue. Here’s how:
1) Open Device Manager (learn how to access Device Manager).
2) Right-click on Generic Non-PnP Monitor and select Update driver.
3) Select Search automatically for drivers. Then Windows will search and update the driver for the monitor.
If the above steps doesn’t help, you can follow these steps to update the driver in Device Manager again:
1) In Device Manager, right-click on Generic Non-PnP Monitor and select Update driver.
2) Select Browse my computer for drivers.
3) Select Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer.
4) Uncheck Show compatible hardware.
5) In the Manufacturer section, select your monitor manufacturer. For example, if you’re using a Dell monitor, select Dell Computer Corp.. After that, in the Model section, select the model that fits your monitor. If your monitor model is not listed, this method doesn’t work for you.
If updating the driver through Device Manager doesn’t help fix the issue, continue to Method 3.
Method 3: Update your monitor driver
If neither of the two above methods works for you, you can download and update the monitor driver manually.
You can go to the PC manufacturer’s website or the monitor manufacturer’s website to download the drivers. Usually, drivers can be downloaded from the Drivers, Support, or Download section.
Alternatively, you can search “device model + driver” using your preferred search engine, then you can find the driver download page of your PC directly from the search results.
Hopefully you can fix your Generic Non-PnP Monitor driver issue with the above steps. If you have any questions, feel free to drop a comment below. I’ll get back to you ASAP.