Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information Tags: Drivers Hardware Configuration Devices Windows 7 Last response: July 24, 2012 5:23 AM in Windows 7 Share JIMMY10690 July 22, 2012 9:39:13 PM Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. (Code 19) I keep getting this message when trying to start a cd rom or dvd disk...any ideas what I can do to fix this? my computer uses Matshita DVD-RAM UJ890AS ATA Device...I think this is part of problem...I have a Gateway NV53A computer...please advise. Thanks More about : windows start hardware device configuration information HEXiT a b $ Windows 7 July 22, 2012 9:50:00 PM uninstall the driver for it then run cclearer and use the reg cleaner. just select fix all. reboot the machine and the driver should then auto install if you have an active net connection. m 0 l Hel975 July 24, 2012 5:23:20 AM Also check this link for a possible solution Windows 19 error m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Windows 7 cannot start this hardware device because its configuration informatio Forum Matshita dvd driver windows cannot start this hardware device because its config Forum Windows could not start because of a computer disk hardware configuration proble Forum SolvedMy Laptop given message as below:This device (Seagate Backup Plus Desktop) is not working properly because Windows cannot load Forum How to fix 'Code31: "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device." Forum Cannot install this hardware because a device is missing Forum Windows movie maker XP will not work because it cannot find the audio device Forum 'Windows could not start because of a computer disk hardware config..' Forum SolvedCannot configure Windows to run on your hardware Forum Solvedwindows setup cannot configure windows to run on this computers hardware Forum SolvedWindows setup cannot configure windows to run on this computer's hardware Forum Windows could not start because of a hardware problem..... Forum Audio Hardware Problem (code 10) 'this device cannot start' Forum Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware The driver may be corrup Forum Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware Forum Windows 7 "cannot complete installation - can't configure to hardware" Forum Windows Cannot Configure to Hardware in Your Computer Forum Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardwar Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !