Issue:  RealSense Viewer or other Windows camera apps do not recognize the Intel RealSense D415 or D435 Depth Cameras.


Possible Symptoms:

  • Only one node, RGB or Depth, is shown under Imaging Devices.
  • Only one node, RGB or Depth, is shown in RealSense Viewer from RealSense SDK 2.0.


Cause: Windows driver for the Intel® RealSense™ D415 and D435 Depth Cameras does not install correctly.


Possible Solutions:

  • Reboot the PC.
  • Plug-in camera into different USB3.0 port on same PC.
  • Plug-in camera into a USB3.0 port on different PC.
  • Uninstall and reinstall camera drivers and Windows UVC drivers.


To uninstall camera drivers

  1. Find camera nodes in Device Manager -> Imaging Devices.
  2. Right click on desired node.
  3. Select Uninstall Device.

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   4. Select box for "Delete the driver software for this device."

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   5.  Uninstall device under "Universal Serial Bus devices."

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   6.  Uninstall device under "Cameras."

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   7.  Reboot the PC and/or disconnect and reconnect the camera to the same or different USB 3 port.


If these workarounds don't work you may have a faulty camera that needs to be replaced.