The driver could not be loaded.

Error Code


Display Message (Windows XP and later versions of Windows)

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

Reinstall or obtain a new driver.

Reasons for this error include the following:

  • A driver file that is not present, a binary file that is corrupted, a file I/O problem, or a driver that references an entry point in another binary that could not be loaded.

  • Starting with Windows Vista, the driver does not comply with kernel-mode code signing policy.