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.

 

[Update on July 30, 2019]

As you may notice, Korg has released a USB-MIDI driver that supports Windows 10 May 2019 Update (V1903) . Please download and install the latest driver.

https://www.korg.com/support/download/product/1/285/

 

 

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    Kjetil Ervik

    Use Windows7.

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    Unai Jauregi

    I have midi2 conected but corrupted :S

    I remove the midi , install again but everytime is corrupted

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    Kjetil Ervik

    Use Windows7

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    Unai Jauregi

    Kjetil , I installed virtual machine Windows7 , install KORG drivers , it is in MIDI 1 Connected and looks okay , but when i try to receive data with KORG SOUND LIBRERIAN it is a MIDI ERROR.

    * I check Alias string and it is OK

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    ketil ervik

    Windows 7 installed in Virtual Machine! No, it probably won't work optimally for usb. I run win7 64bit with Korg win7 driver, and everything works fine. But then this is in a real win7 installation on the hard drive, not virtual machine. I know from experience that usb with virtual box is not optimal, nor win7 on such a solution.

    If you use one free windows boot program, type lilo for linux but for windows, and split your hard drive, then you can have two different windows on your computer. But using windows7 on a virtual machine is not and suggest, if you should use usb there.

     
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    adam dale

    I tried following the installation manual. I tried every suggestion on this thread, really all of them. I tried the YouTube tutorials. Nothing works. What I have now is - The uninstall program shows Korg usb driver installed on midi 1. - All of the regedit items are in place, even the extra one mentioned, with these they are already there when I install, but also tried adding the registry changes both with the ones that were installed then tried deleting the installed ones and adding them manually. - I tried installing then rebooting, not plugged in then plugged in, reboot between all steps - I uninstalled then looked for stuff to manually remove, the regedit items and stuff left over in the program files, no luck - When I go to open devices and printers it's on the the list, I can click on it look at the properties, I can unplug it, goes away, plug it in, comes back. - I tried the official USB cable, then others, and every port. 4 hours on this, I'm usually pretty good at figuring things out. I like to try the Q&As and forums and Google before contacting support so that I am not annoying. Now upon looking you aren't allowed to make support claims for anything to do with hardware. I'm frustrated and don't know what to do next. I could literally throw this Minilogue through the window right now and feel good about it. Does anybody have new suggestions? Or is there a work around to get support?

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    adam dale

    Oh, main goal is to install latest firmware. Get the no device found. Secondary goal is to use the librarian but get the Timed out, check midi settings error. Tried the manual on that too but no luck.

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    François

    Adam, I was facing the same problem, installed the new drivers under windows 10, hardware is recognized, but my nanokey 2 and nanokontrol 2 weren't recognized under ableton live 9. The registry fix mentioned did work. If it can help you, i have windows 10 64bits family edition, what's your config ?

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    vikraj

    my Lenovo Ideapad 15 laptop keyboard not working anyone knows how to solve this problem I also check my keyboard on this website
    but many keyboard buttons not working please someone helps me!

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    Martin Kirov

    You can also try uninstalling the update that may have caused this, worked for me straight away!
    None of the programs would load the MicroKey 37 although looked just fine on Win10 Device Manager. Playing with the drivers didn't help really.

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    George Young

    New NTS-1. Latest drivers. Win 10 does not recognise device and no drivers are installed. Running the Korg install tool shows an error saying no device is connected. Tried multiple cables and usb ports. This just trash if I can't connect by USB. My first Kortg and possibly my last.

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    marvin may

    same as george
    and even with bluetooth on ipad it makes problems
    i will give it back to the seller, bad product.

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    Lars Nielsen

    Oh Yeah. 1 more.
    same issues. I have both nanokey and control studio. Works very nice with my ipad. Now the control would work great for my DAW for mixer session.
    That shoul be very easy. But not so.
    1. Plugin a via USB. ( All drivers ofcourse updated to last version. Done this for my keyboard, soudcards, and other midi kontrollers many times ).
    No mater what it does not show up any where in device manger and it's not possible
    in any way to see whats wrong.
    Like others I've tried for hours.
    In one very short flash I saw it in my device list in my DAW, but that might be
    wish thinking.
    Conclusion: On my system It does not work. If USB driver don't work nothing works.
    Since I have installed the wireless midi support for IOS and have bluetooth on my
    PC I gave it a shot to see if could pair.
    That worked but still no connection I proably could get some way aroud this.
    I have fought my way around a lot of issues through the years. I don't want to spend my time debugging. I want to make music.
    So these devices will go on ebay. Then I will bymy stuff from Native or Novation.
    It works out of the box.

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    Kjetil Ervikson

    Depending on what kind of studio equipment you use! But I have tested Linux ubuntu studio with Focusrite, and everything was up and running without a problem. In Ubuntu studio is 100% free. I run some windows software via Linux Wine program in Linux without any problem. But of course this depends on what kind of equipment to connect! But most things are going well, I have heard.

    Windows is a problem of the times that clearly fails to solve the simplest things, the bug follows windows involuntarily! I use Linux deepin and Linux ubuntu studio on my various machines and have no problem.

    Linux ubuntu studio uses significantly less resources, which is crucial in music production. And it comes with a lot of usable programs for free that are good alternatives to other music programs for other operating systems. Since you can test ubuntu studio before you install it, or run it directly from a usb, there is no risk in testing it. Download it here, it's 100% free; https://ubuntustudio.org/

    If you get the ubuntu studio a try! you can lock att this; https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuStudio/UbuntuStudioControls

    And diferent movies; https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=ubuntu+studio+20.10+Groovy+Gorilla+Plasma+Desktop

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    AmokK

    Has anyone tried the last version on website : Version:1.15 r41e Date:2020.12.10 ?
    Still running on Windows 10 1909, to avoid problems, but wishing to update ...

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    Jim A (Cnuut)

    I updated, my 'Nanokontrol2' works.

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    AmokK

    Nice !
    Was it working before ? Which version of Win10 do you use ? 2004, 20H2 ?

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    Jim A (Cnuut)

    Before I updated it worked with "fixes" I found in this thread, I am currently on 'W10 Insider preview, Build 20270.fe_release.201124-1440' but I am right now updating to 21277.1000 :)

     

    Edit: Updated to new insider preview now, still works!

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    AmokK

    Thanks for the feedback :)

     

    Edit / update : Got a NTS-1 and Minilogue, both working on W10 Pro 1909, updated last night to W10 Pro 20H2, installed latest drivers.

    NTS-1 Not recognized at all.

    Driver is installed for Minilogue, but nothing happens when trying to control it through Ableton Live Suite 10.

    I will mess with this, a little, during my lunch break today, but I have the feeling I will revert back to 1909 shortly (as I made a Macrium backup prior to windows 10 update)

     

    Edit² :

    Clean install W10 20H2, Minilogue and NTS-1 latest drivers working, midi control successful in Ableton Live 10 Suite (10.1.30).

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    Stef cab

    Bonjour,

    Pour ceux dont le problème est toujours d'actualité je vous propose ma solution qui marche...en tous cas pour moi ... tester sur 2 pc sous Windows 10 dernière version.

    J'y ai passé une après midi mais après observation de la vidéo décrite dans ce fil j'ai remarqué que le korg "n'acceptait" que les port midi compris entre 1 et 9 .

    Mon korg nanoKontrol2 était connecté sur le port midi 28 ou 29. Et j'ai eu beau installé / Désinstaller changer les registre etc etc .... rien n'a fonctionné.

    J'avais beaucoup de doublon dans la liste que l'on peut observer dans le logiciel de désinstallation de korg.

    J'ai donc supprimer les doublons .

    Ensuite et c'est la ou ma méthode n'est pas forcement la meilleure ... j'ai désinstaller le nombre suffisant de port midi pour que celui du korg soit compris entre 1 et 9 .

    Ca a fonctionné directement ! Reconnu dans le korg Kontrrol Editor ..... etc etc .....

    J'ai pu installer comme je le voulais le petit plugin NK2tray pour contrôler mon mixeur Windows ....reconnu aussi proprement dans Voicemmeeter .... pour ce qui est des logiciel de son je ne lai pas tester étant donné que ce n'est pas mon utilisation mais y a la de grande chance que cela fonctionne .

    Pour résumé ...faire en sorte que le korg soit installé sur un port midi compris entre 1 et 9

    En espérant que cela vous serve ...

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    Stef cab

    j'ai oublié de dire qu 'il faut bien entendu supprimer toutes les anciennes installations ....
    et installer le pilote korg en ayant debranché le controlleur USB

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    George Criezis

    I own the korg o1/w and I use it with cakewalk and I use Roland Duo Capture EX audio interface. I cant send Midi out from the korg o1/W and also when I load a soft synthesis on my PC, wavestation, when I press a key on the korg keyboard I hear nothing. However when I press a key that's on the screen I can hear the sound the wavestation generated. My Midi cables are connected properly and the Local Control is set to Off on the KOrg keyboard. In addition both cakewalk and Korg are set to Channel one. I had a guy from Obedia take charge via remote and checked out all the setting in cakewalk and they were fine. He doesn't thing the Audio Interface is the problem thus he thinks there is something wrong with the Korg keyboard. I had not used the keyboard for over a year and it was working fine then. Does anyone have an idea what might be the problem Thanks

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    Vlad Vitvar

    SOLVED: Korg Kross 1 + Windows 10 v. 2004. Couldn't find the USB connection at all. What worked for me was to use the Korg USB-MIDI Driver Tools to uninstall the Korg drivers AND a few more USB MIDI drivers in order to clear the stack of ports. After installing the Korg driver via the Tools it appeared among the first 9 ports, which seemed crucial. Although it says Corrupted, it works. HTH

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    Mark Ireland

    With the latest Win 10 update and the latest Korg driver my padKONTROL does not work. The uninstaller shows its corrupted and connected in midi7. I have tried everything suggested. My Elektron TM-1 works.

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    Vlad Vitvar

    Mark, I figured out that the Kork MIDI ports must be among the top 10 ports. Uninstal all the Korg drivers using the Korg USB-MIDI Driver Tools, then reinstal the Korg drivers. Make sure they are in the first 10 ports.

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    Izayah Hutson

    I can confirm that Vlads solution has worked for me. I was able to get my minilogue XD to transmit via midi by getting the korg midi driver to show up on midi port 9. It's worth noting that it wouldn't connect via midi while the korg driver was in port 10, so maybe it needs to be on any port 1-9 to work.

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    Mark Ireland

    Seems Windows update was the cause of my woes and not the new Korg driver

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    Alex Pyyaho

    Korg midi driver installer does nothing. when i click install the program just freezes

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    Niuno Tiempo

    Hi,
    This thing drove me crazy but in the end I managed to fix the issue, made an account just for this and to help other people; it's clearly a Korg fault, I have a ton of USB stuff and all work without any issue: Windows 10 20H2 19042.964, my Korg device is an SQ-1.
    Thank to Vlad Vitvar, I think the 1-9 port thing is correct (but I don't want to go back to test again with midi16-17-18 now that it works, sorry), after deleting other drivers (mostly empty ones "USB audio device" and some stuff reinstalled after all the mess) from the program "KORG MIDI Driver Uninstall Utility", rebooting and trying again, it seems this unlocked the connection.
    The regedit hack seems useful, there must be the entry in those keys, but once I resolved it also fixed itself with the new/correct port (midi9 in my case).

    Briefly:
    - download and install Korg SQ-1 USB-MIDI Driver (for Windows 10) - DrvTools(115_r43e).
    - uninstall stuff with the "KORG MIDI Driver Uninstall Utility" (search it from the start menù), and make space for the Korg in the first 9 midi spot (obviously also unistall the Korg device from the >9 port). Turn off the Korg device, reboot the pc.
    - turn on again your device, then it should ask for an installation or open "Install KORG USB-MIDI device" to install it in the empty midi port 1-9 (check again from "KORG MIDI Driver Uninstall Utility").
    - to prevent the "Install KORG USB-MIDI device" showing up again asking for another installation and mess the midi port, open "Configure KORG USB-MIDI Driver" to stop the monitoring and disable the automatic start with Windows.

    This worked for me, hope it can help. Thank you guys!

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    Steve Caldwell

    This is how I fixed it. No registry mods required. Go to the generic Windows Driver.

    https://forum.bome.com/t/korg-nanokontrol2-driver-on-windows-10-not-working-how-to-fix-it/3047

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