A driver (service) for this device has been disabled An alternate driver may be Tags: Computers CD Drives Devices Windows XP Last response: June 4, 2010 12:47 AM in Windows XP Share adhuffman98 June 4, 2010 12:28:23 AM All of a sudden this error is showing up and I can't use my cd drive. It isn't even listed under the my computer. A driver (service) for this device has been disabled. An alternate driver may be providing this functionality. (Code 32) More about : driver service device disabled alternate driver aford10 June 4, 2010 12:47:58 AM Go to the device manager. Right click and uninstall the CD drive, then restart the PC. If the CD drive isn't automatically detected, go back into the device manager, right click on the computer logo at the top, and search for new hardware. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Lost sound on pc windows xp a driver service) for this device has been disabled Forum The driver for this device might be corrupted or your system may be running low Forum The driver disabled the write cache on device \Dev Forum Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware The driver may be corrup Forum How do you disable a storage device by using bios and configure driver signing v Forum How do you disable a storage device by using bios and configure driver signing v Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !