It wouldn't be a big deal for me either, I prefer +R because my standalone won't read -R.
But, I have a quantity of -Rs that I'd like to utilize for backing up large data files.
So if anyone has any ideas, that would be great.
One should consider removing (or installing) unnecessary 3rd party IDE drivers when troubleshooting IDE problems. With VIA, this can be done from the setup portion of their install program at: http://www.viaarena.com
I looked here but didn't seem to be able to find anything useful, my just be my ignorance in knowing what to look for.