Xbox 360 Wired Controller Code 28

#1 Posted by McGriddle550 (285 posts) -

So I keep trying to use both my wired xbox controller and my madcatz fightpad on my computer. Every time I do though it says that I am missing drivers and I have a code 28 error code in the properties of both controllers. I have tried multiple times now reinstalling and uninstalling the drivers for the wired controller and rebooting my pc and it still doesn't work. And I know I'm downloading the 64-bit drivers so it's not a matter of me installing the wrong drivers. Do any of you duders know of any ways to fix this problem?

#2 Edited by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -

Have you ever installed third party drivers to get a PS3 controller to work on your machine or anything like that? I remember my 360 controller drivers breaking one time after updating MotionInJoy (PS3 controller drivers) and they wouldn't install correctly until after I had uninstalled and deleted the conflicting third party driver.

#3 Posted by McGriddle550 (285 posts) -

@MrKlorox: Nope, I don't have any PS3 drivers.

#4 Posted by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -

You might take a look at it in your device manager and try to manually update the driver. Make sure to have it display all compatible drivers found on your system, and choose the right one from the list. And it doesn't have to be PS3 drivers to cause such a conflict. It could be some other controller driver.

#5 Posted by McGriddle550 (285 posts) -

@MrKlorox: Thank you so much I was able to fix it, you are a gentleman and scholar good sir!

#6 Posted by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -
@McGriddle550: Awesome. Glad it was that easy.
#7 Posted by sybyz (1 posts) -

guys im having the same problem 360 fightstick doesnt work on my new laptop and getting really crazy !!! its getting code 28 no driver found error .

i have tried on 4 different pc and works well but why not on my laptop ?

maybe because of usb 3.0 ?

#8 Posted by DystopiaX (5301 posts) -

@sybyz said:

guys im having the same problem 360 fightstick doesnt work on my new laptop and getting really crazy !!! its getting code 28 no driver found error .

i have tried on 4 different pc and works well but why not on my laptop ?

maybe because of usb 3.0 ?

Do the same thing the other guy did. Windows has a list of drivers preinstalled, just find the 360 controller one and install it.

#9 Posted by hrster (1 posts) -

Thank you so much! You just helped me a lot and I appreciate it.

#10 Edited by max_verweij (1 posts) -

Please help!

Hi guys I have the same same problem and i manually tried to update my driver at my device manager but when I'm trying to update it says: '' windows found driver software for your device but encountered an error while attempting to install it. acces denied (code 28).
when i plug it in my controller starts blinking.

I have a normal wired xbox360 controller

#11 Posted by codenamelenny (14 posts) -

I would recommend uninstalling the driver completely from the device manager then plugging it back in to have it reinstall the drivers.

#12 Posted by Amafi (705 posts) -

@max_verweij: Do you have another HID device plugged in that could possibly be using the drivers?
If uninstalling/reinstalling doesn't work you could try unplugging every usb device outside of mouse and keyboard, rebooting and trying again.

If that fails as well, try hitting F8 while booting and try to uninstall the drivers in safe mode.

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