ASUS DRW-1608P2 will not burn

Long time lurker of the forums, first time user and poster:

I’ve had an ASUS DRW-1608P2 DVD/CD burner for the past year, and for about half of the time, starting after a reinstall of Windows in June, I haven’t been able to burn anything. When I first purchased it, it wouldn’t let me burn. But then I found a piece of software, I think it was here, that somehow fixed my DVD drive, allowing me to burn DVD’s and CD’s. But, after my reinstall, I lost that .exe, and now I can’t burn. I’ve searched all over, mind you, and haven’t been able to find anything to help me.

Also, I suppose I should add that my firmware is updated all the way, version and date unknown but I just reflashed it in hopes to fix it a month ago.

Install a NERO trial version, test.