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The Drivers for This Device Are Not Installed (Code 28)

When you find your USB device or audio device shows as interrogation mark in unknown device list, and in the general tab, the device status shows as “The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)”, the USB device cannot be used properly.

The Drivers for This Device Are Not Installed (Code 28)

This is a normal driver error in device manager. The Code 28 error is occurred when the driver is incompatible or interrupts.

You can follow the next steps to solve it easily and fast.

1. Press Win + R, and type devmgmt.msc to open device manager.

2. Find the code 28 error device.

3. Right-click the device and choose the Uninstall item, and then click OK button to uninstall the device from your system.

4. Click Scan for hardware changes in the toolbar. And device manager will rescan your devices and reinstall driver for the device.

Of course, not all things will be solved by device manager, especially when one device is under unknown device. If it cannot solve the code 28 problem, try to use the next ways to help you.

Get into the device Properties, and find the Event tab, find the hardware id in the information. The hardware id is between two backslash like this \ FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0887&SUBSYS_1458A002&REV_1003\.

hardware id

Try to copy these words to Google search to download the driver. And following the pops window guideline install it. Remember some drivers need to restart computer.

Better Solution:

Using Driver Doctor to solve Code 28 driver error will be a better choice. After you uninstall the driver, you can use Driver Doctor to scan your computer automatically, and it will recommend you the right drivers for your computer, provided an easy way to download and update it for you.


The Code 28 driver is not installed error often appeared in USB devices and audio devices. So if your USB devices had this problem, try to reinstall the driver will help you solve it.

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