back, i completely uninstalled both drives using device manager, then did a reboot.
windows came back and reinstalled both drives w/ their respective driver, so far so good.
only 1 problem tho ....
damddrew wrote:being the type of drives, i have read up on, and windowsXP will identify the drives as what they are, giving even the capabilities of reading CD/DVD, but in order to do any writing of DVD, the actual driver is needed.
the factory driver, not the XPdriver ....
im looking for the writing part of the driver, is what i need.
thx for the reply red