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USB MIDI is not recognized on Windows 10.

Old KORG USB-MIDI driver may not work correctly due to Windows Update.
Please use the latest Windows 10 KORG USB-MIDI Driver.

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    Michael Leary

    Cannot get N1 to work with Windows 10

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    Dieter Libotton

    Yeah, same here the microkorg won't show in neither ABLETON, neither FL STUDIO, neither RENOISE. I was always happy with my microkorg. I hope KORG fixes this soon! Damn windows updates all the time! They mess up a perfect setup.

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    i m having problens too. same with monologue and windowns 10. USB Midi Driver is not recognized

    Edited by TatuRecords
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    Albert Diaz

    Here too. Windows 10 won't detect my nanokontrol2. There are no other midi devices in use (clean windows install). I'm running the latest korg midi drivers. Windows won't even detect a new device (I tried several usb cables). Please, help

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    RG K

    yes it is after a windows update - why fix something when it works perfectly OK ?
    Microsoft repair your mess !!!!!!!!!

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    Micah Groom

    My PC wasn't loading up the microkorg either. I was able to dual boot into mac os and got it to work. If you just want to use the microKORG soundeditor, just use mac os, maybe barrow a friends mac if you don't have one.

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    I'm trying to use my Microkey on Windows 10. Setup gives an error message saying it cant find drvtools.msi. The first thing the installer does is to decompress that file, but later it cant find it... I don't know what to do. Is there any workarround for this?

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    Bob Dzerk

    I have installed DrvTools_1_15_r25e on Windows 10 Pro 1709 build 16299.785 and then restarted the system. The KORG NanoKONTROL2 shows up in the Device Manager, but is not recognized by MIDI-OX, or Ableton Live 9.7.2.

    UPDATE: I have fixed the problem by following the instructions in this YouTube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9OfwDr8oYQ 

    Edited by Bob Dzerk
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    Fils Aime Evens

    hey , guys
    somebody know about korg is50 driver how can i get the driver please

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    Mike Wurth

    Bob Dzerk's comment had my fix. Following the instructions in this video was all it took. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9OfwDr8oYQ

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    Can't use my padKONTROL as of Windows 10 build 18362.116.

    I have tried everything listed in this thread. The Korg apps can see the padKONTROL as a USB device, but no music apps can see it as a MIDI device.

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    Peter Nikolas Hust

    So NEITHER my NanoKey 2, or my PadKontrol are being recognized by FL Studio 20. I have tried everything i can think of...I deleted all of the old drivers, etc., tried everything that comes up in a search...for weeks now. I have a cheap Casio Keyboard which i bought from the thrift store...it works no problem. every. single. time.

    so anybody have any ideas??? pretty please!

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    Peter Nikolas Hust

    ps, i already have followed the steps in the video of the link posted above

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    Jim A (Cnuut)

    nanoKONTROL2 -Windows 10 build 18362.116
    Not working,I have tried uninstalling/installing many times.

    Edited by Jim A (Cnuut)
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    Gunther Schumann

    since the Windows 10 Spring 2019 update my MicroKey2 Air Keyboard isn't working.
    Neither in bluetooth nor in USB mode.
    When using bluetooth it can be found but is only listed as "paired" in the windows bluetooth manager not as connected. It doesn't show up under the Korg Control app and is not recognized by any daw. Reinstalling the "DrvTools_1_15_r29e" didn't help. BLE drivers are also not working. Following the fix in the youtube video I can't find the registry entries "midi1" and "midi2" which are supposed to cause the Microkey to be listed on entry 11, thus causing not to be recognized by the Korg Control software. Help, anyone?

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    David Helgesen

    this video is the only thing that helped me (not the same as posted over).

    Have to change regedit two places, and remember to restart pc after the changes. Then check in Uninstall Korg USB-midi Device software if it's between midi1 to midi10. If not use midi2 or midi3 and so on in regedit.

    This solution works for everybody especially them who have updated to the latest Windows 1903 build

    Edited by David Helgesen
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    Paul Fogarty

    spoke to korg, they are doing new drivers.. BUT how I got it working.. uninstall anything they give, with ccleaner etc. .. device manager > sound / controllers etc. right click uninstall drivers... then right click "uninstall device"... unplug the keyboard from usb.. I do run ccleaner again rego scan to clear any rogue entries. when you put it in a USB port again, it should use the windows own driver.. which will work until they get better drivers sorted.

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