- Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. (Code 19)
- The device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31)
- A driver (service) for this device has been disabled. An alternate driver may be providing this functionality. (Code 32)
- Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)
- Windows successfully loaded the device driver for this hardware but cannot find the hardware device. (Code 41)
- You upgrade the Windows operating system.
- You install or uninstall CD or DVD recording programs.
- You uninstall Microsoft Digital Image.
There are various reasons why a CD or DVD drive is not detected. The resolutions that are listed in this article may help solve some instances but not all instances of this problem. You may also need to contact your hardware manufacturer for assistance with your hardware.