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Error message: Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware. (Code 37) *** My disk drive disappears or won't read any disk

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The error means the the driver is not compatible for you Hardware.
you will need to get update driver from net for your device.

To bring back you icons Do the following

Right click on my computer at desktop
select Manage
an application will open
select "disk management" in storage tree menu
you will now see you hard drives in application
Right click on each drive and change the drive letter except you windows drive.
Restart you computer your dives will come back.

Hope this will solve you problem.

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Your driver may be corrupt so you can try re-installing the drivers for your drive. If you don't already have the drivers then you can download it from you device manufacturers website.
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Cd drive code 39


What the Code 39 Error Is
CD-ROM/DVD Drive Cannot Start. (Code 39)
Code 39 is an error specific to the device manager. It is directly associated to drivers and errors that have occurred within them. Drivers are the small pieces of software that your hardware devices use to function. Each hardware device has it's own unique driver, developed by the hardware manufacturer, that contains the instructions allowing the hardware device to cooperate with other hardware devices and communicate with the operating system. Drivers are essential to the normal operation of any computer as they bridge the gap between hardware software.
Code 39 errors are amongst a wide array of device manager errors that all point to the same problem: the driver. It is not uncommon for drivers to become corrupted and produce errors during normal operation. Drivers are accessed constantly for every operation that a hardware device performs. Because of this, there are thousands of opportunities for errors during a single session of Windows. Because of this high rate of failure opportunity, many users have experienced Code 39 errors as well as many other device manager errors.
manually fixing Code 39 errors. Updating to the most current driver will replace the corrupted file with a new, better driver. Updating the driver will not only correct Code 39 errors but it will also introduce greater speed, performance, stability and compatibility. Driver updates are changes that the developer made to the original driver in the interest of all-round improvement. Driver updates often correct many other errors that are related to device incompatibitlity.To learn how to fix Code 39 errors manually, read this guide. The guide will provide steps for manually finding, downloading and installing the most current driver avaiable for your hardware devices. However, it is generally MUCH easier, safer and more reliable to use an automated tool. We've discussed using an automated tool to fix Code 39 errors below.
DriverUpdate.DriverUpdate is an easy-to-use tool that scans your unique hardware configuration for any device driver problems. Drivers that are out of date, missing, misconfigured or corrupt can easily be re-installed automatically by the program. The benefits of this program are endless. Most users not only have error messages fixed, but also will see a performance improvement since all of their system drivers can be updated! ( click here to download DriverUpdate ) RECOMMENDED

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Code19 on sony cdrwdvd willnot reconize on inspiron 1525


Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or not recognized by Windows or other programs, so you cannot play or access a CD or DVD. This issue might have occurred after you installed, uninstalled, or updated a program or Windows Vista.

This issue may have occurred after one of the following situations:
  • You upgrade a computer to Windows Vista or install Windows Vista Service Pack 1.
  • You install or uninstall CD or DVD recording programs.
  • You uninstall Microsoft Digital Image.
You may see one of the following error messages:
  • One of the following error messages appears when you view the CD drive or the DVD drive in Device Manager.

    Error message 1 The device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device (Code 31). Error message 2 A driver for this device was not required, and has been disabled (Code 32 or Code 31). Error message 3 Your registry might be corrupted. (Code 19)
  • An "error code 39" error message.
  • A message that resembles the following appears in the notification area: Windows successfully loaded the device driver for this hardware but cannot find the hardware device. (Code 41)
  • you can find this information and more at this site..
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Dell dimension b110 not reading cd drive


Do you have any device drivers loaded on your system that may be interfering? Such as ANYDVD or some other app? Does this happen with data DVD's as well as movies?

Have you tried starting your DVD player application and then inserting the disk into the drive?

One thng you may want to try is going into device manager and deleting all IDE devices, then deleting the IDE controllers themselves and rebooting. This should allow Windows XP (I assume it is XP) to re-recognize and re-initialize the hardware. Then you may want to try re-installing the motherboard chipset drivers (there should be a driver disk that came with your machine, hopefully) just to make sure they are all in good shape.

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I have a gateway M-6841 s/n N3F8481009154 LAPTOP COMPUTER WHICH SAYS CODE 37 for the CD-ROM. Windows cannot initialize he device driver for this hardware.


From the microsoft support page, it suggests to uninstall the driver and and click on scan for hardware changes to re-install or upgrade the driver. Here is the page:
Code 37
Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware. (Code 37) Recommended resolution

The driver returned failure from its DriverEntry routine. Uninstall the driver, and then click Scan for hardware changes to reinstall or upgrade the driver.

On the General Properties tab of the device, click Troubleshoot to start the Troubleshooting Wizard.

Hope this helps,

Good Luck

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Media Center Receiver Service has encountered a problem and needs to close.


If you delete the information in the Control Panel and restart your computer, it will look for the driver by itself.

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Code 37, DVD/cd drive


If you follow this it will fix your problems
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060/en-uk

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Matshitu uj-850s driver is not working on my laptop. Itis at a code 10


hi there,
do u mean drive ??? cause this CD-RW/DVD-RW COMBO Drive would not need a driver since windows would install it set of generic drivers for this drive.... but here is a little file that would help u out:-
Download this registry fix for missing/not working CD drives: http://aumha.org/downloads/cdgone.zip

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A Code 10 error is due to:
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If the device due to which the error has occurred contains the value FailReasonString in its hardware key.

then this string is displayed as an error message. Otherwise, the device displays the following error message:
This device is either not present, not working properly, or does not have all the drivers installed. (Code 10)

Most of the time, you can resolve this error by updating the device driver for the faulty device. To update the driver, select the System option from the Control Panel. In the System Properties dialog box, select the Hardware tab, and then select the Device Manager button. Scroll through the Device Manager window and identify the faulty hardware device. Right-click on this device and then select the Update Driver command. Next, follow the screen instructions to update the driver of the selected device.

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