Optiarc AD-7540A wont read mini-cd

[qanda]This question is published in the hardware section for the Optiarc AD-7540A. Click here to view full specs.[/qanda]my dvd writer will not read an 8cm mini-cd. currently running windows xp 32bit OS. disc gets stuck in writer & cannot open tray automatically.
please help!

Welcome to the forum. :flower:

It could be that the drive does not support reading mini-CDs. Here are the specs, and those are not mentioned: