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Re: my cd driver on my new pc has stopped will...

Should read>: Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)etc? well: Reasons for this error include a driver that is not present; a binary file that is corrupted; a file I/O problem, or a driver that references an entry point in another binary file that could not be loaded. Uninstall the driver, and then click, Scan for hardware changes to reinstall or upgrade the driver. this may help, or you may need to use the recovery console: this page should help you deal with that: good luck

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Optiarc DVD RW AD-7740H "code 19"

Microsoft Windows uses device drivers to send application requests to the CD or DVD drive; the driver acts as a middle-man, translating communication between the operating system and the component. The operating system enables users to manage drivers on the computer via the Device Manager. If a driver malfunctions, the Device Manager displays an error code. Reinstalling or upgrading the driver can resolve most problems with the optical drive, but error codes 19, 31, 32 and 39 require modification to the Windows Registry to fix.

Click the Windows "Start" button, type "regedit" in the Search field and point to "regedit.exe." Press "Ctrl-Shift-Enter" to launch the Registry Editor with administrative credentials. Navigate through "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE ' SYSTEM ' CurrentControlSet ' Control ' Class ' {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}." Right-click "LowerFilters" from the right pane and select "Delete" from the context menu. Click "Yes," when prompted, to remove the value from the registry. Right-click "UpperFilters." Click "Delete" and select "Yes" to remove the value. Restart the computer to resolve the error code. Hope this helps

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I have an Acer Aspire 5332 and the CD-Rom/DVD Drive (Optiarc DVD RW AD-7580S ATA Device) is not working properly...every time I put a disk of any kind (i.e CD/DVD/Game) it doesnt recognize it and load

Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question /exclamation mark ? ! or a red X right click to update driver

you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd restart your computer then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard

if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer
Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders







This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Upper Filters

Lower Filters

Upper Filters.bak

Lower Filters.bak

If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer

Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.

hope this helps you

Mar 22, 2012 | Acer CD Drives

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I have a Compaq laptop with a Optiarc DVD RW AD-7560 ATA Device. It will not read a DVD. I get code 19 error. I uninstalled this device. re booted computor. Upon rebooting it tried to reinstall device...


If your CD/DVD Drive is missing under My Computer, try the following:

1. Click Start > then type regedit then press enter
2. Double click on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
3. Double click on SYSTEM
4. Double click on CurrentControlSet
5. Double click on Control
6. Double click on Class and look for {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} and click on it.
7. On the right side, look for the keys Upper Filter and/or Lower Filter
8. Right click on it, delete it and reboot

Microsoft created this fix when they found out that it's beginning to be a known issue. If this won't work for you, your CD/DVD drive's read lens must have worn out already and you need to replace your ODD.

Good luck.

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I can't use my dvd rw, when i go to perfical gestion i found this message : Optiarc DVD RW AD 5540A ATA Device (code 10), i know that the problem of driver but i don't know how i can to resolve this...

you can update drivers via windows updates. if you go through the control panel, select updates then choose custom, not the express as this won't allow you to choose the hardware updates, then look for the update for your drive. If there is no update for it or it has just been updated, you can go to my computer, right click on the drive and select properties,driver details and roll back the driver to a previous version.

Feb 16, 2010 | ASUS (CD-S520QUIETRACK) Internal 52x...

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My laptop does not "read" m Optiarc DVD RW AD-5540A ATA . Code 19 Drivers may be missing or corrupted. Please help.

Try going to the device manager and uninstalling the dvd drive, reboot the laptop and windows will recognize the device and reload the frivers for it. It may even ask to go to windows update and search for a fresh driver, allow that and let windows finsh the installation. Reboot and try the device for function.

Sep 29, 2009 | ASUS (CD-S520QUIETRACK) Internal 52x...

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Cd rom dose not read disc & will not update

you want to buy new cd drive from workshop if the problem stay then go to workshop and get checked the motherboard it may possible the error of the motherboard chipset

Jun 06, 2009 | Gateway CD Drives

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Cd-dw drive corrup or file missing

use filtercheck 4.6 in forums to remove upper and lower filters.

Nov 15, 2008 | HP CD Drives

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Pioneer dvd-rw dvr-k17a

Are these drives you have fitted yourself, or been added as after market drives?
If so you have run in to the odd way Toshiba set their optical drives as master or slave, although this is generally and IDE #1 error.
To fix this you need to solder pin 45 and 47 together.
47 is the key pin here, as it controls whether the drive is in SLAVE or MASTER mode.
grounded, the drive is in MASTER, open, it is in SLAVE.
pin 45 is simply a grounding pin.
So you'll need to open up the drive, turn it over, and put a small blob of solder on the two pins next to each other - 45 and 47.

If they are original drives or used to work then uninstall the drives and the IDE controllers in Device manager and reboot, letting windows redetect and install the hardware. Also try reinstalling the motherboard drivers available from Toshiba's support site.

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Optiarc DVD RW AD-5540A (Code 39) Device Driver may be missing or corrupted

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

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:
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!!!


Feb 07, 2008 | ASUS (CD-S520QUIETRACK) Internal 52x...

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