How to Fix HTC Vive Driver Calibration Error 206 or 207

Jun. 24, 2022 / Updated by Helia to Windows Driver Solutions

When VR games lovers experiment with HTC Vive, the best Virtual Reality headset, they’ve found a lot to appreciate as well as a lot of unexpected issues, such as driver not calibrated (error code 206) and driver calibration valid (error code 207).

Besides, problems stemming from the headset or the PC, like headset not found (108), driver failed (200), HMD display not found (208), connect failed (301), etc. also occur during the device setup or connection.

Read More: How to Fix HTC Vive Driver Failed Error 200 on Windows

This article will introduce to you 3 solutions to fix HTC Vive driver calibration error, or so called error 206 or error 207.


What Causes the HTC Vive Driver Calibration Error

Vive driver not calibrated error, or driver calibration valid error, is caused by a failure of the headset calibration to be loaded by SteamVR, which often shows error code 206 or 207 on the screen.

How to Solve Vive Error 206 and Error 207

Driver issues can affect the use of the HTC Vive headset, and cause computer issues like black screen, no WiFi available, no sound on Windows, etc.

To solve Vive error 206 or 207, you could choose one of the methods below:

Method 1: Check the USB Drivers on the PC

You need proper USB drivers to make all the SteamVR USB devices performance on the PC. Run Driver Talent on the computer and follow the steps below to uninstall and reinstall the drivers.

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Step 1: Uninstall the USB Drivers

Scan your PC to check if there are problematic drivers, and then click Uninstall menu to uninstall the USB drivers.


Step 2: Reinstall the Drivers

Plug your HTC Vive headset to the PC and click the Peripheral Drivers menu to add the USB devices. Driver Talent will download and install the best-matched SteamVR USB drivers for the PC.


Step 3: Restart the PC

Restart the computer to make all the newly installed drivers take effect.

Note: Driver Talent provides the VR Support Check function to find out whether your computer is compatible with HTC Vive VR device. Click Hardware Detection in the Toolbox menu to do a scan.

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Now set up your headset to see if the HTC Vive driver calibration error has been solved. Hope you could enjoy the VR games.

Method 2: Remove USB Device

Removing USB Device from Device Manager does help to fix error 206 or 207.

1. Open the Device Manager and find the USB device on the list.

2. Right click the device and select Uninstall.


3. Connect the HTC Vive headset to the PC, and Windows will detect it and reinstall the SteamVR USB driver. (Note: Make sure your PC is connected to the Internet.)

Read More:How to Download, Install or Update USB Driver on Your Laptop or Desktop

Method 3: Reset the HTC Vive Headset

You could reset your headset to force the drivers to reinstall and here are the steps:

1. Unplug the HTC Vive headset from the computer. Run SteamVR. Click the menu and select Settings.


2. Choose Developer from the left column. Scroll down to the Reset section and click the button Remove all SteamVR USB Devices.


3. Plug the headset to your PC. Make sure the PC is connected to the Internet and wait for the drivers to be installed.

Read More:How to Update HTC Device Driver Efficiently on Windows

Repeat the steps if the error 206 or 207 continues to persist. If all the methods above do not work, it is recommended to refer to HTC Vive support website.

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