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XP Professional x64

by Richard64 / June 18, 2005 1:14 AM PDT

Have had x64 running great except for the Following; My floppy disk drive,
my CD-ROM and My DVDRW, have started showing the Same problem "Windows
cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted
or missing. (Code 39)" Have followed all troubleshooting suggestions and
Even reinstall x64 but no luck. Can anyone pleas help or at least send me
in the right direction.

Richard

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In a nutshell..
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 18, 2005 1:19 AM PDT
In reply to: XP Professional x64

You may need to ask the machine supplier to cough up the drivers or replace hardware that isn't supported by XP-64.

For now, the supported hardware is on a very short list.

Bob

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(NT) Ouch! I was afraid of that
by Richard64 / June 18, 2005 1:36 AM PDT
In reply to: In a nutshell..

I new I could count on your response Thanks again. I think I have hit a dead end. All state the same Standard CD-ROm Drive; Standard DVDRW, Standard Floppy disk drive. Problem does not appear at first. This Last time it run 24 hours a day for 5 days before it appeared. A system restore may work anywhere from a few hours to 4 or 5 days. If anything rings a bell let me know


Richard

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Win XP Pro x64 what anti-virus available?
by terenceA / March 6, 2006 12:22 PM PST
In reply to: In a nutshell..

What anti-virus program has been made available to those of us that lept into the 64 bit system before looking?

Or must I install a second system (x32) to run my old virus software and my old video editing software and my old...etc.

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(NT) (NT) Avast Home (free) and Pro support XPx64 quite nicely.
by John.Wilkinson / March 6, 2006 2:42 PM PST
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Check out PlanetAMD64
by John.Wilkinson / June 18, 2005 3:34 AM PDT
In reply to: XP Professional x64
PlanetAMD64 is an online community dedicated to 64-bit software and hardware. If there are 64-bit drivers available for your drives, they should be able to point you in the right direction. Otherwise, you'll have to stick with a dual-boot system and use Windows XP32 to access your drives until 64-bit support becomes available.

Hope this helps,
John

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