Windows error 43 is a common problem whereby your PC cannot use a particular piece of hardware. The causes of the error are generally the way in which your PC is trying to use the “drivers” which it uses to operate particular pieces of hardware, as well as any issues with the actual hardware of your system. If you have this error on your PC, you can fortunately use the steps in this article to cure it for good.
This error will often show whenever you boot up your PC, or if Windows wants to be able to use a particular piece of hardware your computer has. The error will typically show in this format:
Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)
The way to fix Error Code 43 is to first repair any driver issues your computer may have. The drivers of Windows are basically the software programs which your computer uses to connect to the hardware of your PC. These are vital for smooth running computers, but can either be outdated or corrupted. In order to ensure that your system is running properly, you should click onto Start > Control Panel > Device Manager and then locate any piece of hardware which has driver issues. You should repair the various driver problems that could possibly be caused, as well as checking to see the components of your PC are working correctly.
One system sector that is widely known to be one of the top sources of the error 43 in your system is the registry sector. The registry functions as a central storage house for all files and settings that Windows calls upon when running your applications and programs. It is essential to your system’s operations and its integrity needs to be maintained to ensure that processes in your PC will not be disrupted. Unfortunately, it is known to be structurally weak and as a result suffers from frequent failures, with its settings being corrupted or lost. If the registry is not maintained, your computer’s speed will be affected and programs will not be loaded properly, eventually leading to irritating errors like the problematic Error 43. To restore integrity in your registry it is best to
use a registry cleaner, which is an application designed to fix and repair errors in this area of your computer.