How to Stop the “Xbox Driver Installation” Popup on STEAM

fix xbox driver installation popup

A lot of Steam users are experiencing the “Xbox Driver Installation” notification popup upon launching the Steam app on their Windows PCs. The pop-up is really annoying as it appears every time you relaunch STEAM. The complete notification popup says,

Driver successfully updated, and will be active after you restart your computer.

If you are also facing the same issue on your Steam client then luckily there is a solid fix to it that can bring you out of this situation. And in this quick fixing guide, I am going to share the step-by-step guide to execute that fix. So, let’s get started.

How to get rid of the “Xbox Driver Installation” notification

fix xbox driver installation popup

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Step 1: Open the Steam app on your PC and go to Settings by clicking on the Steam option in the top left of the window.

steam settings

Step 2: On the Settings page, switch to the Controller option from the left pane.

Step 3: Now, in the right pane, locate and click on the GENERAL CONTROLLER SETTINGS button.

general controller settings steam

Step 4: This will open up a new Controller Settings screen on your PC. Here, checkmark the Xbox Configuration Support option.

Step 5: This will further open two options below it:

  • Xbox Extended Feature Support, and
  • Update Xbox Feature Driver.

After ensuring that the Xbox Extended Feature Support option is also check-marked, click on the Update Xbox Feature Driver option.

Update Xbox Feature Driver

Step 6: Doing so will open a popup window asking for the PC to restart. Simply click on the RESTART button to do so.

xbox driver installation restart

Once the PC is restarted, launch the Steam app and you should not see the Xbox Driver Installation notification popup from this time onwards.

Bottom Line

And this is how simple it is to get rid of the annoying Xbox Driver Installation. notification popup. After following the above-mentioned steps you should not see the popup again. I hope this quick fixing guide would have helped you in fixing the issue. If so, then please consider sharing it with your fellow Steam users. Thanks for Reading. Shall see you in the next one.

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Bhanu Pratap

Hi! I am Bhanu Pratap, co-founder of Yorker Media Group. A die-heart fan of tech and keeps track of every little happening of the same. When not writing, I usually keep myself busy on YouTube making and exploring new and awesome tech content.


  1. How do you fix this if the driver is not listed, or if the controller works but steam has the error anyway?

  2. Step six fails for me.

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