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How to enable a disabled Windows Driver (Service) for CD Drive -- Code


FPCH Member
Jan 13, 2008
Seattle Washington
PC Experience
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I have a Toshiba Laptop with CDRW/DVD drive (MA****A UJDA760 DVD/CDRW) and am running XP Service Pack 2.

Of late, the CD drive (has got disabled and I see the below as Device status in the Device Manager:

"A driver (service) for this device has been disabled. An alternate driver may be providing this functionality. (Code 32)"

How has my CD Drive been disabled?
How can I get my CD Drive enabled?

Thanks in advance for the help !


Hello Quafflin

Welcome to Free PC Help

Have you tried uninstalling the drive in Device Manager, restarting and letting Windows find it again?


FPCH Long Term Member
Dec 17, 2007
Operating System
Windows Vista - Home Premium
That's great!

Enjoy your drives:) and thanks for the update.