[Part 3] Top 50 Device Manager Error Codes and Their Fixes

get rid of Device Manager Error In this blog you will learn about the rest 20 device manager error codes with their possible solution.

If you want to read the previous part of this blog then you should visit [Part 1] Top 15 Device Manager Error Codes and Their Fixes

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[Part 2] Top 50 Device Manager Error Codes and Their Fixes which contains 15 error codes in each blog.

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Now, come to the point and search for the error from which your system is suffering and apply the given solution.

If you are unable to find the error code in this part then visit the part 1 and part 2 of this blog and search for your error code.

Device Manager Error Codes:


Code 31

Error Message

This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31)

Fix:

In order to fix this error code you must reinstall the device driver, you can take help from Hardware Update wizard and reinstall the device driver.

  1. Search for the device manager and choose Device Manager from the search results.
  2. Right-click on the device in the list.
  3. A menu will appear, select Update Driver to start the Hardware Update wizard.

Note: Sometime you may be prompted to give the path of the driver.

If this happens and you do not know the path or don’t have driver then try to download the recent driver from the official webpage of hardware website.

 

Code 32

Error Message

A driver (service) for this device has been disabled. An alternate driver may be providing this functionality. (Code 32)

Fix

Reboot your computer or laptop, if this doesn’t fix your issue then make sure that the device you are trying to copy from is correctly working.

Or check for the latest drivers from the manufacturer, download and install the latest drivers.

Uninstall and install the driver manually

  1. Search for the device manager and choose Device Manager from the search results.
  2. Right-click on the device in the list.
  3. Choose Uninstall from the menu that appears.
  4. After uninstalling, select Action on the menu bar.
  5. Choose Scan for hardware changes to reinstall the driver.

Note: Sometime you may be prompted to give the path of the driver.

If this happens and you do not know the path or don’t have driver then try to download the recent driver from the official webpage of hardware website.

 

Code 33

Error message

“Windows cannot determine which resources are required for this device. (Code 33)”

Reason

This error appears when translator determines the types of resources that are needed by the device get failed.

Fix

  1. To fix this you need to update your system BIOS.
  2. Also configure, repair, or replace the hardware.

 

Code 34

Error Message

Windows cannot determine the settings for this device. Consult the documentation that came with this device and use the Resource tab to set the configuration. (Code 34)

Fix

You need to configure the device manually via device manager, if this device has worked in the past and has stopped working then uninstall any recently installed applications.

 

Code 35

Error Message

Your computer’s system firmware does not include enough information to properly configure and use this device. To use this device, contact your computer manufacturer to obtain a firmware or BIOS update. (Code 35)

Fix

Update the BIOS, contact to the manufacturer of your computer to update the BIOS.

 

Code 36

Error Message

This device is requesting a PC interrupt but is configured for an ISA interrupt (or vice versa). Please use the computer’s system setup program to reconfigure the interrupt for this device. (Code 36)

Reason

This error message appears because of the interrupt request (IRQ) translation failed.

Fix

Alter or modify the IRQ reservations settings in the BIOS.

 

Code 37

Error Message

“Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware. (Code 37)”

Reason

The driver returned a failure when it executed the Driver Entry routine.

Fix

Reinstall the device driver manually

  1. Search for the device manager and choose Device Manager from the search results.
  2. Right-click on the device in the list.
  3. Choose Uninstall from the menu that appears.
  4. After uninstalling, select Action on the menu bar.
  5. Choose Scan for hardware changes to reinstall the driver.

Note: Sometime you may be prompted to give the path of the driver.

If this happens and you do not know the path or don’t have driver then try to download the recent driver from the official webpage of hardware website.

 

Code 38

Error Message

Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware because a previous instance of the device driver is still in memory. (Code 38)

Fix

Reboot your computer or laptop and this error code will be fixed.

 

Code 39

Error Message

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

Fix

Reinstall the device driver manually

  1. Search for the device manager and choose Device Manager from the search results.
  2. Right-click on the device in the list.
  3. Choose Uninstall from the menu that appears.
  4. After uninstalling, select Action on the menu bar.
  5. Choose Scan for hardware changes to reinstall the driver.

Note: Sometime you may be prompted to give the path of the driver.

If this happens and you do not know the path or don’t have driver then try to download the recent driver from the official webpage of hardware website.

 

Code 40

Error Message

Windows cannot access this hardware because its service key information in the registry is missing or recorded incorrectly. (Code 40)

Cause

This error code generated when information in the registry’s service subkey for the driver become invalid.

Fix

Reinstall the device driver manually

  1. Search for the device manager and choose Device Manager from the search results.
  2. Right-click on the device in the list.
  3. Choose Uninstall from the menu that appears.
  4. After uninstalling, select Action on the menu bar.
  5. Choose Scan for hardware changes to reinstall the driver.

Note: Sometime you may be prompted to give the path of the driver.

If this happens and you do not know the path or don’t have driver then try to download the recent driver from the official webpage of hardware website.

 

Code 41

Error Message

Windows successfully loaded the device driver for this hardware but cannot find the hardware device. (Code 41)

Cause

This error code generated when user install a driver for a non-Plug and Play device, but Windows system become unable to find the device

Fix

Reinstall the device driver manually

  1. Search for the device manager and choose Device Manager from the search results.
  2. Right-click on the device in the list.
  3. Choose Uninstall from the menu that appears.
  4. After uninstalling, select Action on the menu bar.
  5. Choose Scan for hardware changes to reinstall the driver.

Note: Sometime you may be prompted to give the path of the driver.

If this happens and you do not know the path or don’t have driver then try to download the recent driver from the official webpage of hardware website.

 

Code 42

Error Message

Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware because there is a duplicate device already running in the system. (Code 42)

Reason

This error occurs then system detects duplicate device. It happens when a bus driver mistakenly creates two identically named sub-processes.

Fix

Simply, reboot your computer or laptop.

 

Code 43

Error

“Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)”

Fix

Reinstall the device driver manually

  1. Search for the device manager and choose Device Manager from the search results.
  2. Right-click on the device in the list.
  3. Choose Uninstall from the menu that appears.
  4. After uninstalling, select Action on the menu bar.
  5. Choose Scan for hardware changes to reinstall the driver.

Note: Sometime you may be prompted to give the path of the driver.  If this happens and you do not know the path or don’t have driver then try to download the recent driver from the official webpage of hardware website.

 

Code 44

 “An application or service has shut down this hardware device. (Code 44)”

Fix

Restart your laptop or computer system and this error code will be fixed automatically.

Code 45

Error Message

Currently, these hardware devices not connected to the computer. To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the computer. (Code 45)

Fix

This is not actually an error and you don’t need to fix it, this error code is only used to show that the disconnected status of the device.

This error codes fixed automatically when you connect the connected device to the computer.

 

Code 46

Error Message

Windows cannot gain access to this hardware device because the operating system is in the process of shutting down. The hardware device should work correctly next time you start your computer. (Code 46)

Fix

This error code can be solved by rebooting your compute or laptop, the hardware device should work properly next time that you start the computer.

 

Code 47

Error Message

Windows cannot use this hardware device because it has been prepared for safe removal, but it has not been removed from the computer. To fix this problem, unplug this device from your computer and then plug it in again. (Code 47)

Cause

The main reason of this error code is; when user used the Safe Removal application to get ready the device for removal, or pressed a physical eject button.

Fix

In order to fix this, simply unplugged the device from the computer, and then plug it back in and reboot your computer.

 

Code 48

Error Message

The software for this device has been blocked from starting because it is known to have problems with Windows. Contact the hardware vendor for a new driver. (Code 48)

Fix

You need to update your system drivers, visit the official webpage of manufacturer of your hardware device and download the latest version or the updated driver.

 

Code 49

Error Message

Windows cannot start new hardware devices because the system hive is too large (exceeds the Registry Size Limit). (Code 49)

Fix

In order to fix this error code you need to remove the hardware devices which are in the rest or no longer using.

  1. First, set the Device Manager to display devices that are no longer connected to the computer.
  • Go to the Run and type cmd to open the Command Prompt window.
  • After it, type the following command, and then press Enter

set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1

  1. From the Device Manager, click on the View, and then click on Show hidden devices.
  2. Choose a non-present device. On the Driver tab, select Uninstall.
  3. Now, repeat step 3 for any non-present devices that are no longer used. After it reboot your computer.
  4. After it, check the device Properties dialog box in Device Manager to see whether the error is fixed.

 

Code 50

Error Message

Windows cannot apply all of the properties for this device. Device properties may include information that describes the device’s capabilities and settings (such as security settings for example). To fix this problem, you can try reinstalling this device. However,we recommend that you contact the hardware manufacturer for a new driver. (Code50)

Fix

  Reinstall the device driver manually

  1. Search for the device manager and choose Device Manager from the search results.
  2. Right-click on the device in the list.
  3. Choose Uninstall from the menu that appears.
  4. After uninstalling, select Action on the menu bar.
  5. Choose Scan for hardware changes to reinstall the driver.

 

Ending Words:

All the discussed device manger error codes in the part 1, 2 and 3 blogs contains their solution too so you don’t need to call any professional in order to resolve the appeared error code.

 If your error code doesn’t present in this part of blog then you should visit the other part of this blog and search the error code. You can freely contact us for any response by commenting.

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