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How to fix CD or DVD Drive issue with error Code 39

Posted on Oct 23, 2017 by Brithny to Partition Manager

Summary:
Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing(Code 39). What would you do when you are faced with CD/DVD error code 39? Just read this page to fix CD or DVD Drive issue with error Code 39 with ease now.

DVD/CD-ROM drive Code 39 

I've never had this problem before on this computer. I install the CD drive, turn on the computer, and I get: "Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)" Please help! 

receive Windows error code 39

How to fix CD or DVD Drive issue with error Code 39

Don't worry if your Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware, here below, just find reliable solutions here to quickly fix and repair Windows error code 39 and load hardware devices with ease now.

Method 1. Quick fix Windows error code 39

If you need a quick and reliable way to fix Windows error code 39 and make Windows start hardware devices without any difficulty, follow to solve this issue in 3 steps now:

Step 1. Restart Windows PC

Yes, the first step is to restart Windows PC. After rebooting the PC, you can check whether the problem still exists or not.
Continue with Step 2 if the problem is still there.

Step 2. Remove and reconnect newly added or installed device

If you've newly added or installed the device like HDD and USB in Windows PC, the system may not be able to recognize the device properly. 
Therefore, it's highly recommended for you to remove and reconnect the device to PC again to see if problems get solved or not.

Step 3. Check and repair bad sectors on devices which cause error code 39

If Windows system has bad sectors or corrupted file systems on the hard drive, it may lead to unexpected Windows fail to start device or error code 39 issue in Windows PC. So here we'd like to recommend you try free bad sector repair tool - EaseUS Partition Master Free to effectively check and repair bad sectors on devices which cause error code 39 in Windows 10/8/7:

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 Windows 10 is supported

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master Free and right-click the system partition and other devices > Select "Check partition".

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2. Choose the way that you want to use to check partition: Check Partition Properties, Call Windows Chkdsk to fix errors, Surface Test. Click OK

call Windows Chkdsk to fix error code 39

3. Let EaseUS Partition Master Free automatically check and repair bad sectors on selected disk or device. Click OK to finish the process.

If you need more reliable solutions to thoroughly fix and resolve Windows error 39, just follow below-offered methods to make Windows work normally with your devices now:

Method 2.  Delete UpperFilters and LowerFilters which cause Windows error code 39 in DVD/CD-ROM

Note: To avoid data loss during this period, you'd better make a full backup of your Windows!

  • Press Win+R (Windows key and R key). A Run dialog will appear. Type Regedit and click OK.
  • Expand My Computer in Registry Editor, and then expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
  • Expand SYSTEM, and then expand CurrentControlSet.
  • Expand Control, and then expand Class.
  • Under Class, click {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}.
  • In the details pane of Registry Editor, on the right side, delete UpperFilters.

Method 3. Update or uninstall/reinstall drivers or hardware device

Do remember to connect your device such as external hard drive or USB to PC if the problem exists on the portable devices.

  • Right-click This PC/Computer > Properties > Devices Manager;
  • Click on Disk driver > Right-click on hard devices or General Flash Disk USB Drive and select Update Driver software, Uninstall or search for hardware changes;
  • Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers and find and right-click on the USB Hub, select Update Driver Software or Uninstall.
  • Let the process complete and then reboot PC to check and reinstall drivers automatically.