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Weird Error From CD/DVD Drive

ERROR: Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39) Click Troubleshoot to start the troubleshooter for this device. I'm not sure what is causing this error, but I have tried Windows Updates as well as uninstalling the driving and installing it again, but still no luck. I have even gone as far as "troubleshooting" the problem, but no luck there either. Might anyone have a solution or any solutions to the error mentioned above?

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  • wabuba Jul 06, 2008

    I've only just installed Windows XP Office on my new Packard Bell PC (Windows Vista) and suddenly the device driver of my DVD/CD-ROM-drive was declared to be corrupted (or missing). Comment:

    Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)

    Click Troubleshoot to start the troubleshooter for this device.

    What can I do?

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Follow this article to fix the issue:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060

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Hi, the error code that you have is a known issue from Microsoft that needs a registry tweaks. Error code means "Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (code 39)". You can click on this link for your reference http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929461/en-us

To resolve this problem, remove the affected filter drivers. To do this, follow these steps:1. Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit in the Programs list.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.
2. Locate, and then click the following registry subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Caution There can be many instances of the registry subkey that is mentioned in step 2. You must make sure that you are in the appropriate registry subkey before modifying the UpperFilters and the LowerFilters values. To verify that you are in the appropriate registry subkey, make sure that the Default data value is DVD/CD-ROM and the Class data value is CDROM.
3. In the right pane, right-click UpperFilters, and then click Delete.
4. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the UpperFilters registry entry.
5. In the right pane, right-click LowerFilters, and then click Delete.
6. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the LowerFilters registry entry.
7. Exit Registry Editor, and then restart the computer.

This will surely help you resolve your issue. Good Luck!!!

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Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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Try using this driver: http://www.opendrivers.com/driver/223598/lg-gce-8481b-cd-rw-firmware-1.05-free-download.html

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