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Windows 7: Error Code 43 :(

07 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7
Error Code 43 :(

Hey guys, I just got my sony vaio vgn ar670 back from sending it out to them to repair the webcam cable and a broken hinge. I've been using it for about 5 days now, and the webcam has been working GREAT, it's just much clearer, and it no longer disconnects randomly. This was until today, while skyping, the webcam suddenly turned off and wouldn't work. It said I didn't have a webcam connected. It was no longer listed under devices and printer either. Now the webcam is built in, so I can't touch it. Under the USB port section on device manager, something says unknown device, and I know for a fact that it is the webcam. It said this, "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)" under device status. It also says that this is the location of the device: Port_#0002.Hub_#0001.

When I did a clean install of windows 7 64 bit from vista 32 bit, I had problems identifying the webcam. I then installed a program called drivermax, and it identified and installed the correct driver for the webcam automatically. I could usually use it to detect unkown hardware, but for some reason, it won't work this time around.

Any ideas would be helpful. I am also not very good at all with computers so try and keep the answers as basic as possible. Thanks guys, Cam

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07 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7

Really sorry guys, but I found the fix. Unplug computer or battery if a laptop) for 30 seconds....I overlooked it on another code error43 thread. Thanks anyways!
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07 Mar 2010   #3

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Glad its sorted out!
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06 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7

I am having major problems with my Sata HDD Docking station and after doing some scouting around I discover I am not alone. It worked the first time I used it the I just get error code 43 error in Device Manager have tried all ways of obtaining a different driver but to no avail. After reading through a load of forum posts I decided to try your fix & hey presto!! how on earth that can solve it i don't know & do I know have to do that each time I want to use it??

Well at least now I know how to get it working!!
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12 Aug 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I just finished installing Tune Up Utilities 2010 Trial version. A few minutes after the install I get an error code 43 for Universal Serial Bus Controller in Device manager, Unknown Device, Port 2 Hub 8. I uninstalled the program but the problem still exists. (I downloaded the program) No USB device was used except for the usual ones I have been using all the time since I installed Windows 7. Can anyone help me locate Port 2 Hub 8 ??? Please. The only USB devices I am using are a USB mouse & Keyboard, 2 USB printers, 1 Flatbed Scanner and a USB hub which has nothing hooked up to it. Only the mouse and keyboard were active at the time of the download. I unplugged the USB hub but the error code still exists.
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 Error Code 43 :(

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