Error Code 45 – What is it?

Error Code 45 is a common device manager problem that users encounter on any Windows 2000 and later operating system versions.

The error occurs when your Windows system fails to acknowledge the connected device by either stating that the device is not present or that it was previously attached to a computer.

The error pops up and appears on your computer screen with the following message:

“Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer” (Code 45)

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Error Causes

The error is prompted either due to a temporary system file malfunction or a problem in the Windows registry system files. In the latter case, it could be due to a damaged or corrupted Windows registry.

Further Information and Manual Repair

While it may appear that Error Code 45 is a serious threat to your computer, it cannot be more farther from the truth. Error Code 45, unlike other error codes is the easiest one to fix. Here is how you can do it.

Method 1 – Reconnect the device to your computer

Unplugging and plugging the USB cable of the device to the computer is the easiest way to solve the error.

Doing this will help refresh the system and increase the likelihood of the device driver files to load and function properly.

It is often only a case of reconnecting the device back to your computer which helps eliminate the error and does not require any particular resolution other than this.

Method 2 – Install Driver Assist

Although reconnecting the disconnected device is all you need to fix the error code, it is always safer to fix your Windows registry system files by using a program like Driver Assist.

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Driver Assist, with its user-friendly approach to help you fix your PC issues, comes with an integrated database that detects which drivers you need to reconfigure within just a few seconds and downloads it automatically.

It further ensures that your drivers are installed in its entirety leaving no room for any corrupted or damaged registry.

It also has the added advantage of being able to backup and restore your files should there be the slightest possibility of system files damage.

Thus, registry damage can be averted by letting the software roll back the system files to an earlier healthy checkpoint. Driver Assist is the answer to fixing your PC error codes accurately and quickly.

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