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Acer Aspire 3680

I have an Acer Aspire 3680 running Windows Vista Home Basic. My problem is that my D: drive isn't working. When I look into it further it tells me it's a "code 39". I talked to technical support and they're more than willing to access my computer remotely and fix the problem for a fee (of course), but I'm wondering if it's something easy that I can do myself.

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I have an Acer Aspire 3680 running Windows Vista Home Basic, my problem is that the 'Acer Empowering Technology ' is not loading when I try to open it. Is there anything I can do ?
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I assume your d drive is cd or dvd rom.
you can edit your windows registry, follow this step from microsoft.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060

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