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Question: What does Windows Error Code 44 mean? How do I fix this?

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A Windows Error Code 44 will display or populate a message on your computer that will look similar to the following:

An application or service has shut down this hardware device. (Code 44)

Microsoft's current solution for this is:

Restart the computer.

On the General Properties tab of the device, click Troubleshoot to start the Troubleshooting Wizard.

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