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Code 48: The software for this device has been blocked from starting because it is known to have problems with Windows

Updated: August 31, 2007

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista

Device Manager displays the following message in the Device Properties dialog box, on the General tab, in the Device Status text box:

The software for this device has been blocked from starting because it is known to have problems with Windows. Contact the hardware vendor for a new driver. (Code 48)

Due to incompatibility with Windows, the driver for this device has been prevented from loading.

Obtain and install a new or updated driver from the hardware vendor.

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