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sajag1

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Hi, can somebody please advise me. My CD/DVD rewriter seems to have disappeared and I receive a code 39 error message saying windows cannot load device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. It was working ok on Saturday. Thank you.

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rshaffer61

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By missing are you saying it is not seen in My Computer?
Broni's canned speech:

One of these may help:
1. Uninstall the drive through Device Manager.
Restart computer. The drive will be automatically reinstalled.
or...
2. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060
Restart computer.
or...
3. Download, and run Restore Missing CD Drive patch
Double click on cdgone.zip to unzip it.
Right click on cdgone.reg, click Merge.
Accept registry merge.
Restart computer.
or...
4. Go to Device Manager, click a "+" sign next to IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers.
You'll see two items:
- ATA Channel0 (or Primary Channel)
- ATA Channel1 (or Secondary Channel)
Right click on each of them, and click Uninstall. Confirm.
Restart Windows. They'll be automatically reinstalled.

Thank's to Broni for the instructions
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sajag1

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Hi, Rshaffer61,

Thank you for your excellent advise, I uninstalled from device manager and now it is working perfectly. Good work !!

Regards, Sajag1
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Congratulations. :) for a successful resolution for your issue.

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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