dangnabbit, looks like it broke again.
[i]Okay, in case anyone else has this problem:
1) Disable packet writing (the built-in XP version) by going to your burner's properties, click on the recording tab, and unchecking the box that allows for recording.
2) Disable the Creative CDROM Access service (filename CTsvcCDA.exe)
I spent all day and into the wee hours of the morning trying to figure this out... and I've finally done it. What a frustrating experience. I had no idea that XP's recording software would actually lock the drive down like that.[/i]