Need help with hp 8100i writer

wot it is…i had win98, now installed xp… me pc wont load unless i disconnect me re-writer first!(two separate drives…dvd drive being me main one)… once loaded i reconnect it and add new hardware and it’s fine!!..

any ideas bout drivers ands stuff!??

how have you got it setup??is your burner secondary master and dvd slave or have you put burner as primary slave??if you have burner as primary slave swap it to secondary master and dvd to secondary slave.