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CD DVD Code 41

It all sorta started once I used Tweak UI and at the same time I also started using the flash drive. In both the Presario lap - with one dvd and a Dell Demension desktop with two dvd. Both units issued Code 41, the correct drivers are listed. But the computers are not successfully entering a drive letter. What cha think?

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  • Kyleandrew Mar 29, 2008

    APPLAUSE, APPLAUSE: My system did not allow me to delete the key but your refering to the Microsoft site had the Guided Help which did it auto. Wow, I knew this was a simple issue, but when I once went searching thru Microsoft with Code 41 got nowheres!

    I really appreciate your fine guidance.

    Kyleandrew

  • Kyleandrew Apr 02, 2008

    Applause, Applause. You did a fine job Mike!

    Well it sure was impossible to find the Microsoft link on my own when searching the Code 41 issue! I did use the auto program Micosoft provides since I was unable to touch my registry. It's kinda amazing they set that up.


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    computer wont detect cd drive code 41

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I have an aspire series 3682 laptop computer. I've upgraded to window's Vista home basic from window's xp and since then my problems began. I not very clever with computers and quite frankly most of it baffles the hell out of me. The CD drive,DVD capabillities are totally gone.I've tried to Download the guided tour on microsoft's website hhtp.//support.microsoft.com/kb/314060/ and it has failed some how my computer has only two drives C and D. help

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Hi

This is a known issue. A lot of burning programs, and tweak tools have a habit of screwing Window's Registry, XP's in particular.

To fix the condition we need to delete a few Windows Registry Keys. As always be careful with Windows registry.

CAUTION: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

To resolve this behavior, follow these steps:
Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
Locate the UpperFilters value under the following key in the registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
On the Edit menu, click Delete, and then click OK.
Locate the LowerFilters value under the same key in the registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
On the Edit menu, click Delete, and then click OK.
Quit Registry Editor.

NOTE: After you remove the Upperfilters value and the Lowerfilters value, if you notice lost functionality in a particular program, such as CD recording software, you may need to reinstall that software.

Restart your computer.

Check Micosoft Knowledge Base Article 314060 - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060/EN-US/ for more info

Regards
Mike

Posted on Mar 27, 2008

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    Mike Doe Apr 28, 2008

    Hi



    Thanks Kyleandrew for the reply and rating.



    Mike

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