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pyhooya1

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I started up and went to use my cd rom. It came u with an error that said could not find device. I checked the device manager and found that the CD/DVD drive had an ! in yellow. I checked it out and said there was a driver error (32). To correct I should remove and reinstall the device. I did Now I get a (41) code saying it cannot find the device. I have tried several times to remove and reinstall the hard ware and drivers with the same result. Could my CD/DVD player just gave out and I need a new one?

Thanks for any help,

Dennis
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Hello pyhooya1.... Welcome to GeeksToGo, :) :) :)


Let's have you uninstall the DVD-Drive and then have you reboot and let windows reinstall the drivers for it. To do this, do the following:
  • Go to START-->RUN and type devmgmt.msc
  • In the new window that appears, click the + symbol next to CD/DVD-ROM Drives.
  • Locate the drive in question and right-click it and choose UNINSTALL.
  • Once it's finishing uninstalling, reboot your computer.
Once it's rebooted, try putting a DVD in it again and see if the same thing happens.

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If after rebooting you are still having problems, try the following:

Click Start then Run and type regedit...click "Ok"

In the left pane, expand (click +) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, then SYSTEM, then CurrentControlSet, then Control, then Class, and click on {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

Right click on {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} and choose Export. Name this file "filters" and save it to your desktop. This file can be deleted when it is determined it is no longer needed.

In the right pane, if either UpperFilters or LowerFilters are present, right click on it and choose Delete...accept the deletion. Delete both if they are both present.

Close Registry Editor and reboot.

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If after doing that your drive still doesn't show up, please download CDGone from HERE. Once it's downloaded, extract the files to your desktop and open the READ ME FIRST.TXT file and follow the instructions there.

Post back with how things are going after doing the above.
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I was checking out the other items that where similar and tried one which worked. It was the CD Gone patch that another individual said might work for a cd not accessible. I now have the E drive icon on My Computer and it read the dics I have pitcures on. Thank you for the time you took to answer my request. YOU GUYS AND GALS ARE THE BEST.

Dennis
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Congratulations. :) for a successful resolution for your issue. I am happy everything has been worked out for you. With that being said I am happy to say:


You are very welcome. I'm glad we could help and please let us know how everything works out for you.
If there is anything else we can do to help please feel free to ask. I appreciate that you allowed me to assist you with your issue and for your patience. Thank you for choosing GeeksToGo for help. :) :)
This issue now appears to be resolved.


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