Excuse me but DirectCD being better? Come on! It's the worst program I've ever seen and it's resposible for a lot of (compatibilty) problems I've seen/read. rajkanneganti what kind of system are you using? I had these problems too sometimes in WindowsXP. It seemed the write-engine of XP was interfering in my case.
Ehh this post is showing up on top of the page? Seems to be a problem with the board