How to fix the error “Windows cannot load device driver for hardware because device driver still in memory (Code 38)” in Microsoft® Windows XP Professional
Follow the instructions to fix the error “Windows cannot load device driver for hardware because device driver still in memory (Code 38)” in Microsoft Windows XP Professional:
Click ‘Start’ and then click on ‘Run’.
Type ‘devmgmt.msc’ and then click on ‘OK’.
Double-click on device type that has the problem.
Right-click on the device and then click on ‘Properties’.
Click on ‘Troubleshoot’.
Follow the on-screen instruction to complete the Wizard.
It is recommended to backup a registry before modifying or changing it. You can also resolve this error by restarting your PC.
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