Archives: March, 2009

SCHAPPY — 25. March 2009, 20:29

[SOLVED] Code 39 with CD-/DVD devices in device manager in XP/Vista

Problem: Yellow warning sign in front of all CD-/DVD devices in device manager. Solution: Open the registry editor and navigate to the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> SYSTEM -> CurrentControlSet -> Control -> Class -> {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}. Check the properties of the following keys: * LowerFilters: PxHelp20 * UpperFilters: GEARAspiWDM Alternatively, delete both keys. Reboot the system, all […]

SCHAPPY — 6. March 2009, 16:49

[SOLVED] missing on installation media for Office 2003 SP2

Issue: While installing, the MS Office setup wizard asks for the file “”, but it is not contained your installation source? Solution: Open the registry editor and naviagte to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Microsoft -> Office -> 11.0 -> Delivery -> 90000409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9. The value for the attribute CDCache must be set to “0” (it was […]

SCHAPPY — 5. March 2009, 12:17

0x0000009c crashes Explorer and Interenet Explorer on Windows 2000

Just got the chance to travel back in time. Yesterday, I checked a Windows 2000 machine (hey copyright Microsoft 1985-1999) with the following issue: Opening a movie or audio media file, e.g. avi, wma, wmv, mpeg, mpg, etc. in the Windows Explorer (and only there, on the desktop it works perfect) pops up a window […]