Adaptec cd burner help

i have adaptec version 4.0. i got my compter a yr ago. my cd burner does not work.
every time i trie and copy something,or make a audio cd or do a data copy, half way into to the copy the
cd pops out and say error. the computer i have is a IBM aptiva . please help me im a the breaking point to go insane (or shoot up my school)

p.s. im not about to dish out 40 bucks for s new burner program

please help

:frowning: :mad: