WD SES Error Code 28

USB DriverThis is how to fix the WD SES Error Code 28. There is a pretty common error with the WD SES driver which you can find on this website. Error 28 on the WD SES device is because the driver has not been installed correctly with the WD My Passport Essential. This happens with Windows updates and you will need to uninstall the current driver as well as remove the WD USB SES device from your computer. Restart and follow the instructions below.

WD SES Error Code 28

Ever got a message on your computer saying, “I can’t find the guide for this cool drive (Code 28)”? It’s like your computer is searching for the secret handshake to talk to a special drive, but it’s getting stuck. For a WD SES USB device, this can happen.

Easy Fixes for You:

  1. Uninstall and Restart:
    • Press the Windows key + X.
    • Click on Device Manager.
    • Find Universal Serial Bus controllers.
    • Right-click a device and hit Uninstall.
    • Do this for each device. It’s like giving your computer a fresh start.
  2. Magic Manual Update or Copy-Paste Trick:
    • Imagine the driver as a magical spellbook.
    • Update it by going to the computer settings page (like a big library) or do a cool trick by copying the book in a secret folder.
    • It’s like making sure your computer knows the magic words.
  3. Get the Right Driver:
    • It’s like having the right superhero for the job.
    • Make sure the WD SES Device has the correct driver. Think of it like making sure Batman gets the Batman suit, not Superman’s cape.
  4. Update Everything:
    • Sometimes, your computer likes to be up-to-date.
    • Go to Settings > Windows Update > Advanced Options > Optional Updates > choose the Western Digital drivers.
    • It’s like giving your computer a wardrobe upgrade.
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Important Reminder: Always, always save your game (back up your data) before doing anything big with your computer. See also the WD SES Error Code 31 as well as the Prolific USB Error Code 39.


Driver Install

After a Windows update at times. It will place the WD SES device into the unknown device list in your device manager.

  • You will need to first Right Click on My Computer;
  • Then you must Select Manage.
  • Then you will see the new screen;
  • Now Select Device Manager and look for the WD SES driver with yellow mark,
  • Now Right Click on it, and select Update drivers.
  • Now select WD Smartware and then select WD SES drivers under Extras.

You can also find the same type of error with WD SES driver error as well as the WD SES driver on this website.

Many are not errors such as this. There are also those hardware id codes. The hardware Id as an example is the hardware id called the usbstor\otherwd______ses_device______4008 which you can find the driver on this website for as well. There are other errors as well. These shown above are only the most common hardware id which you can find on the other page on this website.

The SES driver is the latest so check if you have the most recent driver for the SES. There are other drivers and errors on this website as well. The most common Error 28 as explained above is about the only solution to the problem. This is by uninstalling the current driver and then install this again and restart your computer after this.

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