Re: cd drive help???
you might have a bad cd burner on your hands. try installing the cd burner in another computer. if it reads cd-r's there, the cd burner still works, otherwise you might have to get a new burner.
Rig -- Emachines T5026, 3.06ghz P4, 300W Bestec PSU, 160 sata hd, 512mb dual channel 3200 ram @ 3-3-5-8, ATI Radeon 9250 pci, dual layer 16x dvd+/-rw.