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06-01-12, 11:43 AM
I may receive an error with error code 19 in the device manager of my Windows XP Professional. The error message that occurs may appear as below: "Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. To fix this problem you can first try running a Troubleshooting Wizard. If that does not work, you should uninstall and then reinstall the hardware device. (Code19)"
Can you help me?

06-01-12, 11:55 AM
Hi zak, The major reason behind this error is some technical problem with the Windows registry.
This issue can be resolved by troubleshooting the Windows registry. Follow the below given steps:
Step I: Uninstall and reinstall the driver
1) Open Device Manager
2) Uninstall the driver
3) Scan for new hardware and install the driver again
Step II: Recover Registry
Follow the following steps for recovering your registry:
1) Restart your computer
2) Open Device Manager
3) Click Action and then Scan
4) Find the most recent successful registry configuration
5) Restore the registry information and driver settings
I hope you are fully satisfied after reading my answer.