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PHOENIX, Jul 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Bell Microproducts Inc. ('Bell Micro') in an all cash merger for $7.00 per share, which equates to an equity value of approximately $252 million and a transaction value of approximately $631 million, assuming a net debt position for Bell Micro of $379 million at face value as of March 31, 2010. The acquisition was approved by Bell Micro shareholders, representing over 98% of the votes cast, and has received all required regulatory approvals. The transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings excluding integration and transaction costs.

Roy Vallee, Avnet's chairman and chief executive officer, commented, 'The acquisition of Bell Micro marks an inflection point in Avnet's history as the clear leader in value-added technology distribution. Bell Micro is the largest acquisition in Avnet's history on a revenue basis, and substantially improves our global scale and scope competitiveness. It strengthens our position in the Americas and Europe, and expands our presence in the fast-growing Latin America market. We welcome the Bell Micro customers and suppliers, as well as the talented employees at Bell who support them. Our value-based management culture and discipline should allow us to achieve our stated return-on-capital goal of at least 12.5% on this transaction following the completion of the integration, which we expect to occur by the end of our fiscal year 12 months from now.'

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As a leading value-added distributor of storage and computing technology, Bell Micro had sales of approximately $3.0 billion in calendar year 2009. With more than 1,900 employees, the company offers a broad suite of integration and support services to OEMs, VARs, system builders and end users through 55 offices in the United States, Canada, Europe and Latin America. The company, which operates both a distribution and single tier reseller business, offers a portfolio of storage, computing, software and networking products from industry-leading suppliers. In calendar year 2009, revenues from North America, EMEA and Latin America were 42%, 41% and 17% respectively.

Rick Hamada, Avnet's president and chief operating officer, stated, 'Bell Micro's relationships with key hardware, software and services suppliers, further develops Avnet's product portfolio and technical expertise. Additionally, Bell Micro enhances our value added solutions for the data center and enables us to consolidate our presence in the embedded market, adding to our critical mass and momentum as a leader in embedded technology. With strong customer and supplier relationships, we look forward to enjoying the benefits of the cross-selling opportunities that the merger with Bell Micro brings to Avnet.'

Bell Micro's Latin America and EMEA businesses, as well as its North American data center business, will be integrated into Avnet Technology Solutions. Bell Micro's North American embedded business, including embedded components like hard disk drives, will be integrated into Avnet Electronics Marketing. Avnet intends to explore strategic alternatives for the single tier reseller business, which had sales of approximately $450 million in calendar year 2009.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain 'forward-looking statements' within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements are based on management's current expectations, and are subject to uncertainty and changes in facts and circumstances. The forward-looking statements herein include statements addressing future financial and operating results of Avnet, and may include words such as 'will,' 'anticipate,' 'expect,' believe,' and 'should,' and other words and terms of similar meaning in connection with any discussions of future operating or financial performance or business prospects. Actual results may vary materially from the expectations contained in the forward-looking statements.

The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements: the Company's ability to retain and grow market share and to generate additional cash flow, risks associated with any acquisition activities and the successful integration of acquired companies, any significant and unanticipated sales decline, changes in business conditions and the economy in general, changes in market demand and pricing pressures, any material changes in the allocation of product or product rebates by suppliers, allocations of products by suppliers, other competitive and/or regulatory factors affecting the businesses of Avnet generally.

More detailed information about these and other factors is set forth in Avnet's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's reports on Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and Form 8-K. Avnet is under no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

About Avnet

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers in more than 70 countries worldwide. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers and by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 27, 2009, Avnet generated revenue of $16.23 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com. (AVT_IR)

SOURCE: Avnet, Inc.

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Symptoms

Your CD or DVD drive is not seen in File Explorer (called Windows Explorer in Windows 7 and earlier versions of Windows), and the device is marked with a yellow exclamation point in Device Manager. Additionally, after you open the device's Properties dialog box, one of the following errors is listed in the Device status area:

  • Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. (Code 19)

  • The device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31)

  • A driver (service) for this device has been disabled. An alternate driver may be providing this functionality. (Code 32)

  • Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)

  • Windows successfully loaded the device driver for this hardware but cannot find the hardware device. (Code 41)

This issue may have occurred after one of the following situations:

  • You upgrade the Windows operating system.

  • You install or uninstall CD or DVD recording programs.

  • You uninstall Microsoft Digital Image.

There are various reasons why a CD or DVD drive is not detected. The resolutions that are listed in this article may help solve some instances but not all instances of this problem. You may also need to contact your hardware manufacturer for assistance with your hardware.

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Resolution

For each of the following methods, click on the header, and it will open to show you more info:

Method 1: Windows 7 and 8.1 - Use the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter

For Windows 10, skip to Method 2.

In Windows 7 and 8.1, to open the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter, follow these steps:

  1. Press the Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog box.

  2. Type control in the Run dialog box, then press Enter.

  3. In the Search box in Control Panel, type troubleshooter, and then click Troubleshooting.

  4. Under the Hardware and Sound item, click Configure a device. If you are prompted to enter an administrator password or provide confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

If your problem is not solved, try the next method.

Method 2: Check BIOS settings and chipset drivers

  1. Verify the drive is activated in the BIOS. BIOS systems vary by device. If you are not sure how to verify the drive settings in your device’s BIOS, contact the manufacturer of your device.

  2. Also, verify with the manufacturer of the computer if the drive came with it, or the manufacturer of the drive if it was purchased separately that the chipset drivers for the device are current.

If your problem is not solved, try the next method.

Method 3: Update or reinstall the driver

To update the driver, search for the driver on the device manufacturer's website, and then follow the installation instructions on the website.
To reinstall the driver, follow these steps:

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  1. Press the Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog box.

  2. Type devmgmt.msc in the Run dialog box, then press Enter. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or select Allow

  3. In Device Manager, expand DVD/CD-ROM drives, right-click the CD and DVD devices, and then select Uninstall.

  4. When you are prompted to confirm that you want to remove the device, select OK.

  5. Restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the drivers will be automatically installed.
If your problem is not solved, try the next method.

Method 4: Remove and reinstall IDE/ATAPI drivers

To remove and reinstall IDE/ATAPI driver, follow these steps:

  1. From Start, search for Device Manager. Open Device Manager from the search results, and select the View menu. Choose Show Hidden Devices.

  2. Expand IDE/ATAPI Controllers, and then:

    • Select and right-click ATA Channel 0, and then click Uninstall

    • Select and right-click ATA Channel 1, and then click Uninstall

    • Select and right-click Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller, and then click Uninstall

    • If there are additional entries, right-click them and then choose Uninstall

  3. Reboot the device.

After the computer restarts, the drivers will be automatically installed.
If your problem is not solved, try the next method.

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Method 5: Fix corrupted registry entries

This problem may be caused by two Windows registry entries that have become corrupted. To use Registry Editor to delete the corrupted Registry entries, follow these steps:

  1. Press the Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog box.

  2. Type regedit in the Run dialog box, then press Enter. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or select Allow

  3. In the navigation pane, locate and then select the following registry subkey:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlClass{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

  4. In the right pane, select UpperFilters.
    Note You may also see an UpperFilters.bak registry entry. You do not have to remove that entry. Click UpperFilters only. If you do not see the UpperFilters registry entry, you still might have to remove the LowerFilters registry entry. To do this, go to step 7.

  5. On the Edit menu, select Delete.

  6. When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, select Yes.

  7. In the right pane, select LowerFilters.
    Note If you do not see the LowerFilters registry entry, go to the next method.

  8. On the Edit menu, select Delete.

  9. When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, select Yes.

  10. Exit Registry Editor.

  11. Restart the computer.

Note: To use this method, you must be logged on to Windows as an administrator. To verify that you are signed in as an administrator, bring up the Control Panel, select User Accounts, and then choose Manage User Accounts.
Important:

  • Follow the steps in this section carefully. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration in case problems occur.

  • After trying this method, some apps, such as CD or DVD recording software, might not work correctly. If so, try uninstalling and reinstalling the affected app. Check with the creator of the app to see if there is an updated version.

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If your problem is not solved, try the next method.

Method 6: Create a registry subkey

To create the registry subkey, follow these steps:

  1. Press the Windows logo key + R to open the Run box.

  2. Type regedit in the Run box, then press Enter. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or select Allow.

  3. In the navigation pane, locate the following registry subkey:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesatapi

  4. Right-click atapi, point to New, then select Key.

  5. Type Controller0, and then press Enter.

  6. Right-click Controller0, point to New, and then select DWORD(32-bit) Value .

  7. Type EnumDevice1, and then press Enter.

  8. Right-click EnumDevice1, select Modify....

  9. Type 1 in the Value data box, and then select OK.

  10. Exit Registry Editor.

  11. Restart the computer.

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Notes

  • To use this method, you must be logged on to Windows as an administrator. To verify that you are signed in as an administrator, bring up the Control Panel, select User Accounts, and then choose Manage User Accounts.

  • This method should be used on Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1, or Windows 10 version 1507. The issues fixed by this method shouldn’t occur in Windows 10 1511 or later.

Important: Follow the steps in this method carefully. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration in case problems occur.