Windows® 7 CD/DVD driver error
Windows 7 CD/DVD driver error messages: their causes and solutions
Windows 7 is one of the most popular and highly advanced operating systems available till date. However, sometimes users might encounter errors while using a computer with Windows 7. If you are using the Windows 7 operating system, then you might sometimes experience a Windows 7 CD/DVD driver error at some point of time. Let us have a look at some of these errors, know about their causes and how to solve them.
The following points will tell you about different Windows 7 CD/DVD driver error messages, their causes and solutions:
- Windows 7 CD/DVD driver "error code 39"
- Windows 7 CD/DVD driver "error code 31"
- Windows 7 CD/DVD driver "error code 19"
Windows 7 CD/DVD driver "error code 39"
You receive this error when your PC does not have correct drivers installed. If you are receiving this error code message, the first thing you should do is to reinstall or update your drivers which may be the reason for the error to be displayed. You are receiving this message may be because your drivers have damaged and updating it will allow the Windows 7 to run them smoothly. Apart from that, cleaning up the registry can also be of great help, which will automatically fix any erroneous settings that may be causing the error.
Windows 7 CD/DVD driver "error code 31"
After uninstalling a particular CD drive related program from your computer system, you may start receiving the "error code 31" message which says that the device is not able to work properly because Windows 7 has to load the required drivers. This means that in case of this error code, you do not get access to your CD ROM in 'My Computer'. In order to fix such an issue, the first thing you should do is to remove the Lowerfilters and Upperfilters values from registry keys.
At times, you open 'My Computer' and you find that there is no CD/DVD drive. Go to 'Device Manager' and you will receive the "error code 19" message. If you are experiencing a similar kind of problem, all you need is to edit Windows registry. For this, you will need to press 'Windows logo' + 'R' or click on 'Start' button, select 'Run' and type 'regedit'. In the pane that displays, delete the Lowerfilters and Upperfilters and restart the computer. Now, your CD/DVD drive will be back in 'My Computer'.
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