Posts Tagged ‘my computer’

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Fix Code 39 error with DVD/CD-ROM drives

November 17, 2010

I was fixing a computer the other day and ran across the following error in Device Manager on the CD-ROM drive.

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

Because of this error, the drive did not show up in My Computer and the customer was unable to burn CDs or read any CDs.

I uninstalled the drive from Device Manager, rebooted the computer, and the problem remained, so obviously it appeared to be a registry issue that I would have to solve.  If you are receiving this Code 39 error and your CD or DVD drive is missing and has a yellow exclamation mark in Device Manager, I hope this information is useful.

To solve this Code 39 error, follow these instructions:

NOTE: After removing these registry keys and rebooting, it may be necessary to reinstall any CD or DVD recording applications.

1) Close all open programs

2) Click on Start, Run, and type REGEDIT and press Enter

3) Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders

* HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
* SYSTEM
* CurrentControlSet
* Control
* Class
* {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

4) This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

* UpperFilters
* LowerFilters
* UpperFilters.bak
* LowerFilters.bak

5) If  any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

6) After deleting the keys, close the Registry Editor

7) Reboot your computer

8) Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.

Another possible CD/DVD issue you may want to investigate

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Mendisable My Computer

June 8, 2010

Mendisable My Computer  tentunya akan membuat komputer anda aman,karena Seperti yang kita ketahui,ada banyak file-file penting yang kita simpan di My Computer.Ketika komputer anda tergolong komputer public (digunakan oleh banyak orang) dan terdapat file-file penting didalamnya,ada baiknya anda mengamankan data-data yang ada pada My Computer.
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Burning CD melalui Fitur Windows XP

June 6, 2010

Tips ini akan sangat berguna jika Anda hendak membackup data dari PC ke CD atau biasa di sebut burning (bakar),tetapi PC yang anda gunakan belum terinstal software burning.Tips burning kali ini menggunakan Fitur CD-R,yang merupakan fitur bawaan dari Windows XP.Berikut penjelasang singkat dari fitur CD-R :

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Menemukan dan Memperbaiki masalah pada Harddisk

June 4, 2010

Jika komputer Anda mengalami masalah untuk membaca ataupun menulis data,coba cek harddisk pada komputer anda.Mungkin kerja harddisk tidak stabil karena ada beberapa cluster yang hilang ataupun terdapat masalah pada sector harddisk Anda.Untuk memeriksa harddisk komputer, Anda dapat menggunakan tools bawaan dari windows 2000 ataupun windows  XP, Anda dapat menggunakan alat pengecekan error untuk memeriksa kesehatan hard drive Anda.

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How to auto restart Windows Xp and Vista in case of System Failure

June 3, 2010

Windows Blue Screen of Death in both of Xp and Vista are the most terrible thing which happens when there is a system failure and machine comes to an halt. The next you do is power down the machine and start it manually. However you can change this to make it restart automatically after the dump is created instead of waiting.

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Regaining hard disk drive space

May 9, 2010

Prevent your computer from crashing by regular maintenance. One thing you can do to clear disk space is to run the  disk cleanup option .

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Komputer Tidak Mau Hidup

February 2, 2010

Tombol power sudah di tekan.tetapi computer tidak mau hidup,tidak bisa booting.Dan indicator power on tidak terlihat menyala.”Mungkin anda pernah merasakan kejadian seperti itu?jangan bingung,ada sedikit tips sederhana,semoga dapat membantu masalah anda tersebut.

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