error code 22 on disabled dvd/rw drive

  drew1 23:50 02 Nov 04

Running xp home on a PIII, windows has disabled my dvd/rw drive with error code 22 and can`t re-enable drive

  SANTOS7 00:22 03 Nov 04

Code 22
The text displayed for this error code differs depending on the circumstances.
• If this device is disabled because you disabled it using Device Manager, the following text is displayed:
This device is disabled. (Code 22)

Click Enable Device to enable this device.
Solution button: Enable Device
• If the device is not started, the following text is displayed:
This device is not started. (Code 22)

Click Start Device to start this device.

Solution button: Start Device
• If the device is disabled by a driver or program, the following text is displayed:
This device is disabled. (Code 22)

You can't enable this device because it has been disabled by a Windows driver.
Solution button: None
This code means that the device is either disabled or has not started.

To resolve this error code, follow the recommended solution. For the third case, try removing the device in Device Manager, then redetecting it using the Add New Hardware wizard. If the problem persists, try a clean boot to rule out software interference. If the error persists, contact the hardware manufacturer.

  Wizz198303 02:41 24 Jan 05

And how would i go about removing it from the device manager??

I need to know cos i got the same problem!

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