CD/DVD drive will not start Tags: Hardware Configuration CD-Rom Devices DVD Drives Laptops Last response: January 11, 2010 12:48 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share andyf888 January 6, 2010 1:42:06 PM HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-T50N ATA Device Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration is incomplete or damaged. code 19 Help anybody? More about : dvd drive start | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Anonymous Laptop Expert January 6, 2010 1:57:35 PM Try downloading a new driver set for the laptop. | Report abuse andyf888 January 6, 2010 2:00:55 PM Hi Veteren please recommend a goodun as Ive already uncessfully tried.... alas my request for help ???? | Report abuse Anonymous Laptop Expert January 6, 2010 2:24:05 PM The best I can recommend is the laptop manufacturer's site, which presumably is where you've already been. So if that didn't help, you may be looking at a hardware fault. If the drive is in a removable caddy you may be able to open that up and replace the bare drive. | Report abuse coppertrail January 6, 2010 3:01:10 PM You could try resetting the upper and lower CD ROM filters: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060 | Report abuse andyf888 January 11, 2010 12:48:32 PM thanks everyone..... it was a hardware failure, new dvdrw optical drive fitted | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Laptops & Notebooks>CD/DVD drive will not start> Related ressources: ForumThis device, cd/dvd drive cannot start (code 10) vista ForumThis device, cd/dvd drive cannot start (code 10) vista ForumEmachines cd/dvd drive wont shut!! HELP PLEASE ForumCan you format a netbook without a cd/dvd drive ? ForumNo Virtual CD/DVD Drives Are Mounting. Physical Drive Works Fine. ForumAttempted to install CD/DVD now my computer wont start ForumCan you format a netbook without a cd/dvd drive ? ForumCD/DVD where do I start ? ForumNew build CD/DVD drive won't read/detect discs ForumAsus P8Z68-V LX & "A Required CD/DVD Drive device" ForumPC won't recognize hard- drive until I use boot CD/DVD . HELP?! Forum"Required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing." Any idea how to fix ForumMy dv6000 is not picking up its cd/dvd drive ForumInstall Error: Required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing ForumQuestion about CD/DVD drive . ForumI have a problem with cd/dvd drive pl. help me ForumLaptop memory question ForumNote Book DVD Player ForumCd drive audible clicks when light blinks ForumCreating a bootable USB drive for a netbook. More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !