Note: With the new Windows 8 update, the issue has been resolved for this operating system. See details below.
After installing a Windows 8 Update, the following devices are no longer recognized:
- TRAKTOR KONTROL S4 MK2
- MASCHINE STUDIO
- KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series MK1 (all models)
The Windows 8 Updates from February 12th, 2019 block certain NI hardware devices from being recognized.
Microsoft has fixed the problem with their new update KB4489883. You can now restore the functionality of your NI controller by installing all available Windows 8 Updates. In order to do so, please follow these steps:
- Click on the Windows Start Button, enter the term 'update' in the search field and click on Windows Update:
- On the Windows Update panel, click Check for updates:
- Install all available updates.
Your NI controller should now be fully functional again.
If it is still not being recognized by the computer after installing the latest Windows updates as shown above, please check the article My Native Instruments Hardware Device is not Recognized (Windows).