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Brilliant Ken

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Hi there! My CDROM and CDRW drives just work absolutely fine before this. However, recently out of no apparent reason the drives do not function properly now, ie not present in My Computer. Having checked Device Manager, I realize that the problem had to do with missing drivers as follows:

Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)

I tried reinstalling the devices but to no avail. I assume that this is no hardware failure as BIOS reports the drives correctly. Well, Windows XP should support plug and play of these CD drives right? Then no drivers should actually be required..........

Any help much appreciated. Thank you.
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As far as I know you don't have to install drivers for your CD-ROM drive. Have you tried to remove your drive from your system, and re-inserted it?
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nope, although I did reinstall the driver.
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Well, just try and reconnect the complete drive. Maybe that's the solution.
Don't know what else could be the cause of it.
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are still having a problem?

if Easy CD Creator was removed from XP try error code 19 31 32 39
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Thanks everyone for your help and useful advice. My problems solved, finally! :tazz:
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can you tell us what you did to fix it? it could be helpful to others.
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Well, I just uninstalled the driver, rebooted (I selected option 'last known good configuration' after pressing F8) and then reinstalled to discover the problem solved..... Quite easy right?
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Good to hear your issue has been resolved :tazz:
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