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How to Fix USB Composite Device Driver Error

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Jun 14, 2024 • Filed to: USB Recovery • Proven solutions

Your device driver plays an all-important role in Windows 10. It interacts with components and other peripheral units to ensure functionality. Some of these parts are the keyboard, network adapters, printers to name a few.

A situation may arise whereby you see a yellow prompt on your screen, telling you that your USB Composite Device Driver cannot work. While you may be lost with little or no idea about how to fix this problem, this article is essentially written to show you ways on how to fix a USB Composite device driver error.

Definition of this Error:

Windows download and install device drivers whenever they are available and without your active participation in the process. However, there are situations where you may need to install an update like when one of your hardware is not recognized or suddenly stops working.

To fix this problem, a new operating system is required. Updating the composite driver in your system will generally resolve this issue. In this article, you will learn how to fix this problem and make your composite driver functional again.

Troubleshoot: How to Fix USB Composite Device Driver Error

There are quite a few ways to resolve this problem but we will show you three beneficial solutions to fix the problem.

Solution 1- Update USB Composite Device Driver via Device Manager

open device manager

update driver software

automatically update driver software

If this solution does not work for you, use the next two solutions. Also, to see more information about updating USB drive: USB 3.0 Driver Update Easily for Windows 10, 7 & 8

Solution 2 – Update Your USB Device Driver Manually

If your search for new driver updates is unsuccessful but you are certain that there is a new software version you will have to download it manually from the manufacturer's support website. If there are laid down instructions, please follow them accordingly to manually install the update. In the absence of instructions, you can follow this USB composite device driver update process on how to install USB composite device driver. First, you need to have a .exe or .zip file with your driver. Double click .exe self-extracting package or use our helpful tips to extract the content of the compressed file. After you are done with it, take these steps.

update device driver

manually update driver

locate the inf file for driver update

Once you complete these listed steps a new driver version will be installed on your PC. Issues will be resolved, new functions will be introduced including more support for your Windows. This method works well for old hardware devices.

Solution 3 – Update USB Composite Device Driver with tools

If you are unable to install a new driver with the device manager, you can do so using a USB composite device driver installer like Driver Easy. I recommend this program especially for users who are not too vast in the technicalities of computer usage and wonder how to install a USB composite device driver. With Driver Easy, you can automatically update the driver. You also avoid installing an incorrect driver by mistake. Here is how to do it.

scan drivers in driver easy

update certain device driver

Your USB Composite Device Driver can work again if you adopt any of these solutions. This article will hopefully help you in fixing whatever errors your device driver may have. Just make sure you follow the steps carefully.

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