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Cause of the Code 28 Error
A Code 28 error is caused by a missing driver for that particular piece of hardware.
There are any number of reasons that a driver might not be installed
for a device but your troubleshooting of the problem will be the same no
matter the root cause.
Error Code 28 Troubleshooting
There is always the slim chance that the Code 28 error you're seeing in Device Manager was caused by a fluke with Device Manager or in your bios. If that's the case, a reboot might fix the Code 28.
You might have to visit your computer or hardware manufactures homepage and download the driver for the device.
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Jan 08, 2012 | Microsoft XP Computers & Internet
The Code 28 error is one of several Device Manager error codes. The Code 28 error will almost always display exactly like this:
"The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)"
Details on Device Manager error codes like Code 28 are available in the Device Status area in the device's properties: How to View a Device's Status in Device Manager.
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