Microsoft has been attempting to cut back the dependency of customers on set up media like CD, DVD, USB, and so forth. and slightly most customers upgraded to Windows 10 straight by way of a system replace. However, as smart because the intent of the corporate was, some customers nonetheless want to put in their working system by way of set up media.
A media driver your computer needs is missing
While attempting to put in Windows 10/eight.1/eight (and some earlier variations) by way of set up media, many customers have reported the error:
A media driver your computer needs is missing. This may very well be a DVD, USB, or Hard disk driver. If you’ve got a CD, DVD, or USB flash drive with the driver on it, please insert it now.
Windows 7 customers would get the next error as a substitute:
A required CD/DVD drive system driver is missing. If you’ve got a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please insert it now.
The assertion of the error makes it clear that the set up media is missing a number of essential drivers and thus the system has halted the set up course of.
Microsoft suggests the next doable causes for the problem:
- The set up media was ejected whereas the set up was in progress. It was supposed to stay inside until the set up was full.
- A low-quality set up media may need been used to put in the working system. In this case, it won’t have the ability to switch the data utterly.
- The pace of burning the set up media was to quick. The system was unable to learn the drivers correctly.
- The ISO file contained in the set up media was corrupt and thus the recordsdata containing the drivers missed.
Basically, the system was unable to learn the ISO file correctly. In this case, you possibly can strive the next options.
1] Plug the USB drive into one other port.
Seemingly a straightforward repair, click on on cancel upon getting the error and take away the USB drive which is getting used because the set up media safely. Plug it in one other USB port and repeat the set up course of. Many customers have reported that this repair works.
Also if it is an previous system, keep away from utilizing the USB 1.zero port for putting in Windows 10, if in any respect the system is ready to assist the set up.
2] Check the necessities of the system
Ensure that your system’s parameters are effectively greater than the minimal necessities. Eg. While Microsoft recommends 2GB of RAM for a 64-bit Windows 10 system, it often needs 4GB or extra for correct set up and functioning.
three] Check the set up media
It could be doable that the ISO file is incomplete/corrupt on the set up disk. To confirm this situation, insert the set up disk on any system and right-click on the CD/DVD drive after which choose Properties. Ensure that the scale of the set up media and evaluate it with the scale acknowledged on Microsoft’s web site. The dimension of the media adjustments with each replace, so we can’t give any fastened quantity right here.
Anyway, we may obtain the latest set up file from Microsoft’s web site right here and make one other set up media out of the identical. Try doing it with a high-quality media drive of a good model this time. The license key can be the identical as you obtained with the unique set up media however may very well be used on the identical or a number of methods relying upon the model you obtain.
four] Check BIOS settings
If every thing else has failed, the problem may in all probability with the settings of the BIOS itself. Check that the USB three.zero settings within the BIOS ought to be set to auto and the Legacy USB and Legacy BIOS settings ought to be disabled within the BIOS.
Hope this information helps you repair the problem.