Update: A Windows 10 driver now exists for the USB2-E1000. However, it will not appear in the CD that comes with the adapter until the next lot of adapters is shipped. The updated driver can be downloaded from this link:. If you are not able to connect to the Internet without installing the driver, you can download it onto a flash drive on another computer and use that to install it. Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse Driver Windows 10.
In testing Plugable’s USB-Ethernet adapters with Windows 10, we were happy to discover they all work successfully when their drivers are properly installed. However, an installation problem could cause issues with the. Drivers are already built into Windows 10 for the ASIX AX88772 chip in our and and the ASIX AX88179 chip in our,, and. When you insert these adapters into a USB port, the drivers are automatically installed with no need for an internet connection. However, the driver for the ASIX AX88178 chip in our USB2-E1000 is not pre-installed in Windows 10, and we have discovered a problem with the downloadable driver that keeps it from installing. If this happens, the adapter will show up in Device Manager as “AX88178” with a Code 28 error: “”Drivers for this device are not installed.” There are several ways to work around this issue, depending on the scenario: 1. Upgrading from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1: If you have already installed the driver for the USB2-E1000 in Windows 7 or 8.1 and upgrade directly from that version to Windows 10, the currently installed driver will be available to Windows 10, and your adapter should work without any further effort.