Technically, data CDs and MP3 CDs are the same.
What didn't work well with the DVD+RW? Was it a 4x speed DVD+RW?
These problems could be caused by two problems:
- Bad CD media. In this case, use high quality media by Verbatim, Taiyo Yuden, Sony.
- Outdated firmware, missing write strategies for new DVD media. In this case, you will need to update the firmware with a new Lite-On firmware.