Many Users of Windows OS encounter problems where the system fails to recognize the device connected to the system. When this happens the Device Manager considers it as an Unknown device and what you get after this is –
How to Fix The Drivers for This Device Are Not Installed. (code 28).
When you see this error it is certainly an error linked to Device Manager and you need to know that Code 28 error in such cases directly means you haven’t installed the latest version of device drivers on your system and they need to be installed.
Let us learn the ways in which you can fix – Code 28 | The Drivers for This Device Are Not Installed Error.
Update the necessary drivers for your device
You can use this method only when you are sure about which device is responsible for the error else you have the CD given by the manufacturer with you that has the right drivers to be installed. In this case, you just need to install drivers on the computer.
If you are not having the CD, you can also download it via manufacturer’s website and make sure you download the latest drivers.
Locate the necessary drivers and install them with device’s ID
If the device is not recognized and you have no idea as which device is leading to error, you will need the device’s ID to identify the required drivers.
Once you find the ID you need to search for the necessary drivers. You can simply search on Google by using the ID to search the device’s name and after you get the device’s name download the drivers via manufacturer’s website.
Installing the necessary drivers only in compatibility mode would be helpful
The latest versions for old drivers get installed successfully in compatibility mode of Windows most of the times. If you have the file for drivers installation that results in errors, then follow the below-mentioned method
Look for the folder in where you can get the file for drivers’ installation and open that folder. Right click on the file and select- Properties.
Now move to the tab – Compatibility
Check the box that says – Run this program in compatibility mode for Now try selecting OS versions. Windows Vista here is recommended.
The above-mentioned methods can help you fix the error without any hassles.