Problem with my CDRW drive

By schwynk
May 4, 2006
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  1. Hello all,


    Has anyone had this problem with their CD-RW drive? I can read CD's fine, but when i put in a blank CD-R to burn, it will not recognize that a disc is in there. None of my burning software recognizes it either. I have tried uninstalling the drive, then re-installing using Windows XP drivers, and it still won't work. All XP calls it is "ATAPI CDRW 52X DRIVE". It is old enough that I don't remember the name of it.

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks,

    schwynk
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu Newcomer, in training Posts: 9,431

    Try updating the motherboard (chipset) drivers. Look over the IDE cables. Install the ASPI layer from Adaptec.
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