“Drivers for this device are not installed (Code 28)”

February 4, 2013

by smehta in Drivers

Code 28 Error is a driver error. It is one of many Device Manager error codes. When this error occurs, the following error message is displayed:

“The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)”

One can find information on Code 28 Error and other Device Manager error codes in device’s properties dialog box. The information is displayed in the Device Status box.

To access the properties dialog box of a hardware device, perform the following steps:

  • Open Control Panel
  • Click Device Manager
  • Expand the hardware device type for which you are getting the error
  • Double-click the hardware device that has encountered an issue
  • The information will be displayed in the Device Status box under the General Tab

Applies To

Generally, this error code affects sound cards and USB devices. However, it can also affect other devices as well.

Solution

In most cases, the error can be resolved by installing the latest driver. To do this, log on to the manufacturer’s website, locate the latest driver, and download and install it. Restart your Windows computer after installing the driver. Alternately, you can use a reliable driver update software to update your drivers.

Sushant Mehta

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