So I have myself a Sony dw-d22a dvd burner, and it's worked fine for a year or so, a bit slow at spinup and burn, but it's done the job until recently where it's taken up the habit of destroying my dvdr's during burning. An image of 2 disk samples. http://users.adelphia.net/~cholt/6.jpg Now, I know the Song dw-d22a is really a Liteon 1633S. The specifics! The firmware is Bys3, but after this issue started I tried crossflashing it to a DRU-710A BYX5 (also a liteon 1633S) which worked fine (the led even turns red when burning now and it runs/spins up faster) however the disk eating still persists. It can read the other disks just fine. The disks I'm using are Memorex and Staples brand DVD+R's and I've burned using alcohaul120% and nero, both taking advantage of "powerburn!." Systems specs: AMD64 3800+ (venice) 1024 megs of ram (coursair) geforce 6600 (256 ram) Win2k service pack whatever (latest) So what is causing this problem? Is the drive bad?