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CM_PROB_UNSIGNED_DRIVER

The device did not start on a 64-bit version of Windows because it has a driver that is not digitally signed. For more information about how to sign drivers, see Driver Signing.

Error

52

Display Message (Windows 7 and later versions of Windows)

"Windows cannot verify the digital signature for the drivers required for this device. A recent hardware or software change might have installed a file that is signed incorrectly or damaged, or that might be malicious software from an unknown source. (Code 52)"

Recommended Resolution (Windows 7 and later versions of Windows)

The driver does not comply with the kernel-mode code signing policy.

For end-users, the only way to avoid this error is to obtain and install a digitally signed driver for the device.

For driver developers, you can use various methods to load an unsigned driver on a 64-bit version of Windows. For more information, see Installing an Unsigned Driver during Development and Test.

 

 

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