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Platinum Edition Using® Microsoft® Windows® XP by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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CD-R/RW Troubleshooting

Usually problems center on a driver mishap, or the drive mechanism has failed. Check the drive's properties sheet for details (see Figure 13.22).

Figure 13.22. A typical removable optical media drive's Properties sheet. XP allows a number of options for managing drivers and makes it easier to handle faulty drivers than previous versions of the operating system.

The chances that it is anything other than a faulty driver is unlikely. Because of Windows XP's architecture, which tries to accommodate as many past architectures as possible, the backward compatibility can often get more complicated than what it was meant to run ...

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