FIX: The Driver WudfRd failed to load for the Device with Event ID 219

WudfRd failing with Event ID 219 is usually triggered after upgrading to Windows 10, when you upgrade to Windows 10 drivers are also updated and applied by Microsoft as part of the Windows 10 upgrade whilst this happens, some drivers may become incompatible with your hardware which is one reason for the 219 Event ID.

In most cases, this error is usually related to the USB Drivers, a failing PSU and/or generally incompatible drivers. In this guide, i am going to walk you through the most common reasons for this error, and solutions to address them.

You may see the following error in the Event Viewer.

The driver \Driver\WudfRd failed to load for the device XXX

Reason 1: Reinstall USB Controllers

Hold the Windows Key and Press X. Choose Device Manager from the context menu. Expand USB Controllers, and right click on each one of it to uninstall them. Once done, reboot your PC and then test to see if the Event Viewer still logs error 219. If it still does, then attempt the next method.

Reason 2: Some other driver may be incompatiable

Visit the manufacturer’s site for your system and download the latest drivers from their site. Such as your Sound Drivers, Chipset Drivers, Graphic’s Drivers etc.. Once all of them are downloaded, installed and updated (reboot again) and test.

Reason 3: Run Windows Updates

Click start and type windows updates. Click on it, and run the updates. Apply/Install any updates it finds. Once done, reboot PC and test.

Reason 4: Failing power supply

If along with the error-id your system is experiencing shutdowns and reboots as well, then you will have to get your power supply checked, if it can’t hold the load it may trigger this error and this usually indicates a failing power supply.

Kevin Arrows


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FIX: The Driver WudfRd failed to load for the Device with Event ID 219

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