If you encounter the error The device requires additional installation When you try to connect an external device to your system, this article may be useful to you. Usually, external devices such as USB sticks, headphones, speakers, etc., automatically install the drivers when you connect them to toyouPC. This means that the drivers are downloaded and installed in the system as soon as you connect it to your system. However, if the driver is corrupt or out of date, you might encounter the error in the discussion. Other causes of the problem may include pending updates, bad event verification, and an incorrect version of the Intel PROSet Wireless driver.
The device requires additional installation
Before continuing with any other solution, make sure that Windows is updated to the latest version. Also remember to check that you are checking the correct event in the event viewer. After that, you can do the following to solve the problem:
- Manually update the device drivers to the latest version
- Install the latest version of the Intel PROSet Wireless driver on Intel systems.
1) Update the device drivers to the latest version.
The main cause of the error "The device requires additional installation"The drivers for the external device can be corrupt or obsolete. This is more common with devices such as printers and scanners whose drivers are provided via external media.
In this case, you can download the drivers from the manufacturer's website and then install them on your system while maintaining the connection of the device in question.
It should be noted that if you have pre-installed drivers in your system, especially for printers and scanners, you must remove the old drivers before installing the new ones. Otherwise, the two drivers would be embarrassed.
It is best to download the driver from the manufacturer's website, uninstall your existing driver, and install it again.
2) Install the latest version of the Intel PROSet Wireless driver.
Many users who reported the error also reported that their wireless network was not working properly. The culprit is an outdated Intel PROSet Wireless driver.
To resolve the issue, you can download the latest version of the Intel PROSet Wireless driver from intel.com and install it in your system.
Make sure you are using an Intel system and download the correct driver depending on whether your system is 32-bit or 64-bit.
I hope this helps you.