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DVD Drive and Audio not working

I have gone into my Device Manager to Hardware. It says that the Audio Controller is no longer there ( code 28 ) comes up.

The Multi Media Device is missing ( cide 39 ).

How in the world does something that was working before just desapair from the computer? HELP!!!

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The multi media device file may be corrupt the best solution is to repair the operating system it will work again as normal

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Code 28 can not be install on my pc


error code 28, means a Driver Error,

the solution is to go to the device manager,

1.) start, control panel, system, hardware, device manager,
2.) locate a device with a yellow highlight
3.) right click it and select update , follow the onscreen instructions

or
reinstall the driver using the driver cd. that came with it.

if that fails you need to go to the manufactures website for that particular device , locate the driver and download it, then install it. PS if its on the mainboard you can go to the OEM system builder you have like dell or hp , if you dont have and oem system go to the mainboad manufactures web site, Biostar and MSI.

Mar 31, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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I formatted my pc xp and lost all sound. I then went to the Hardware Device manager and saw a Yellow question mark on the Multimedia Audio Controller. I tried to update drive and got code 28. Can anyone...


JUST INSTALL THE DRIVERS FOR UR AUDIO DEVICE, IT IS AVAILABLE IN THE MANUFACTURER'S OR MOTHERBOARD CD PROVIDED U WID UR MACHINE..
OR ELSE JUST GIVE US THE MODEL NO OF UR DESKTP OR UR MOTHERBOARD..

Mar 04, 2011 | Gateway Computers & Internet

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Hello, my wireless is not showing on my computer and when i go on device manager on my computer it has a question mark on ethernet controller and say erro code 28, how can i fix this?


Do your Wireless Device (PCI or USB unit) comes with an installation CD? If so, use the CD to install the software/drivers.(Instead of using the Windows wizard). Remove any previous installation before reinstalling with the CD.

Resit your device to a different USB port or PCI slot. If the drivers/software are properly installed, windows will detect and installed the device correctly.

Cause of the Code 28 Error (In general)
A Code 28 error is caused by a missing driver for that particular piece of hardware. There are several of reasons that a driver might not be installed for a device but your troubleshooting of the problem will be the same no matter the root cause.

Resolution
1.Restart your computer if you haven't done so already.

There is always the slim chance that the Code 28 error you're seeing in Device Manager was caused by a fluke with Device Manager or in your BIOS. If that's the case, a reboot might fix the Code 28.

2.Did you install a device or make a change in Device Manager just before you noticed the Code 28? If so, it's very possible that the change you made caused the Code 28 error.

Undo the change, restart your PC, and then check again for the Code 28 error.

Depending on the changes you made, some solutions might include:
•Remove or reconfigure the newly installed device.
•Roll back the driver to the version prior to your update.
•Use System Restore to undo recent Device Manager changes.

3.Update the drivers for the device. Installing the latest manufacturer supplied drivers for a device with the Code 28 error is the most likely solution to the problem.

Important: Make sure you install the drivers for the correct operating system. Example, if you're using Windows 7 32-bit, install the drivers designed for that specific version of Windows. Most Code 28 errors are caused by updating or install the wrong drivers for a device.

4.Update your OS to latest Windows service pack. Microsoft regularly releases service packs and other patches for their operating systems, one of which may contain a fix for the cause of the Code 28 error.

**Note: Certain service packs for Windows Vista and Windows 2000 have contained specific fixes for some instances of the Code 28 error in Device Manager.

5.Replace the hardware. As a last resort, you may need to replace the hardware that has the Code 28 error.

It's also possible that the device is not compatible with this version of Windows. You can check the Windows HCL to be sure.

Note: If you still think there is still a software/operating system component to this Code 28 error, you could try a repair install of Windows. If that doesn't work, try a clean install of Windows. Not recommend doing either of those more drastic options before you try replacing the hardware, but you may have to if you're out of other options.

Hope it helps.

Aug 22, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Code 28, and go into device manager and multimedia audio controller has yellow ! mark and its under other devices, i am running windows xp, any suggestions?


Hi Friend,
Please follow the below steps,

Step 1: Go to Deice Manager
Step 2: Rightclick on the which prompts Code 28 Error and click on UPDATE
Step 3: It will run the Update Wizard and it will install the Latest Driver for the device and it will stop the error code 28

Regards,
Aysaam

Jun 09, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Nosound


It mean Your sound card driver is not installed. Installation of Sound Card.
Your sound card driver is not installed.
Installation of Sound Card.
  • Go to the control panel
  • Click on the System Icon
  • Click on the Hardware Tab
  • Click on the Device Manager then
  • Select the Multimedia Controller or Audio Control the yellow Question Marks sign on it.
  • Right click on Multimedia Controller and uninstall it.
  • After this go to the top of the device manager and click on scan for hardware changes.
  • Driver installation Wizard start.
  • Brows Your Driver from the Hard Disk and click on next.
  • Driver will be install
  • if the problem is still exist.
  • Replace the sound card or have a local tech take a look at the sound card.

Mar 14, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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TSS corp cd burner stopped working TS-H292B errow code 28 how can i get it working, wisard can't find hardware


TS-H292B error code 28 go to the device manager, to get there click Control panel, systems, Hardware, Device Manager
click the plus sign given before dvd cd rom drive right click dvd or cd rom and uninstall the driver.
Then restart computer and allow it to recognize cd rom and install updated drivers if this does not work chances are you have a faulty dvd or cd rom go to any wal mart or office depot and get new drive and install it is not very hard follow this link for installation instructions. http://www.fonerbooks.com/r_cd.htm

Nov 28, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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Code 28


Code 28 = the drivers for this device are not installed.
Click reinstall driver. Or remove this device in the device manager and run Add New Hardware wizard from the control panel. If the device stilldoes not work,get updateddrivers from the manufacturer.

Jun 06, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

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Code 28


Code 28 The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)Recommended resolution

Install the driver

You may be prompted to provide the path of the driver. Windows may have the driver built-in. If you are asked for the driver and you do not have it, you can try to download the latest driver from the hardware vendor’s Web site.

In the device Properties dialog box, click the Driver tab, and then click Update Driver to start the Hardware Update Wizard. Follow the instructions to install the driver.

Mar 27, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Drive not showing in WinXP (error code 39)Liteon Combo SOHC-5236v


After loading the Windows, the DVD/CD-ROM drives work properly, but we can not see the drives in “My Computer” (System can not recognize the drives.). When try to run the drives, it shows up a notice “Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code39).” Before solving this error, check the drives connection correctly, then follow the steps below:
Delete Device Manager. Most people will firstly think of Windows “Find New Hardware” when drives missed, but it does not always work out. To fix the problem: open “My Computer”’ “Control Panel” ’“System”’“Device Manager”’ “HDC(Hard Disk Controller) ”, then click “Delete”. Follow the note to reboot computer. After rebooting, the computer will find the Primary IDE Controller and Secondary IDE Controller again and install the drivers. Restart the computer again while the installation is completed. In this, we can get back our CD/DVD-ROM Drives.

The other way is by editing the registry to return the missed CD/DVD-ROM drives (Code 39 error.). Obviously, it is too risky to edit the registry if you are not familiar with it. To fix the error from the registry, carry out the following steps:
Exit and close all applications currently running on your PC.
Step1. Click Start > Run and type in Regedit, press Enter.
Step2. Look for the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\ {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Delete any of the following registry entries under this key directory:
LowerFilters
LowerFilters.bak
UpperFilters
UpperFilters.bak
Step3. Reboot your PC and open My Computer to check that the CD-ROM drive is visible.
Also, have a look at the Device Manager to see if the yellow exclamation mark and the error code 39 are gone.

System errors are not welcome guests that bring up unhappy computing experience. Registry Easy (www.registryeasy.com) is a professional troubleshooting system maintenance tool that can help you to solve this error and many more.
Article Source: How to fix DVD/CD-ROM drives (Code 39 error) in Windows XP or Vista
Posted on 2 January '09 by , under TECH NEWS.

This worked for me.

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After installing vista service pack 1 my dvd rom is gone.


Download the latest driver for dvd rom from Acer that will work with Vista SP1. Also try uninstalling the device in device manager and restart your computer. Vista may find "new hardware" and install the driver from its driver pack in SP1.

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