I flashed the Bios, cleared the cmos (and changed the battery).
Checked the cables.
I disabled AV software and uninstalled the video drivers.
I rebooted, then installed the VIA 4 in 1 drivers for my chipset.
I rebooted and then ran the installation software for the video card and it said it could find no appropriate drivers. Also checked, and apparently, the old driver has been installed by Windows.
Finally, using soundblaster live, it did not find any updates for my drivers.
So, with all of that done.........I still have the same issue with my NEC Dvd writer. Trying to copy files, which I initially burned on that NEC, the computer crashed to a blue screen of death.