I am having the same problem as in the Previous post below (which was happening around April 2005). Basically I have two machines one on Win XP with a Sony DW-D56A and a win2k with an _NEC ND-1100A. Both machines are running CloneDVD2 126.96.36.199 and AnyDVD 188.8.131.52. I tried the firmware update which didn’t even work, and the previos thread had past versions of CloneDVD2.
Problem: -On the Win2k machine the first disk turns into just a coaster, it’s fried, spits it out with an error right when it attempts to write and then the second disk inserted works like a charm.
-On the win XP machine a few times it was taking so long I had to reboot, could not even Ctrl, Alt, Del. And now it will burn, but it takes a long time, over an hour just to write, it should only take about 10 minutes…
Please let me know if i can be more descriptive, I’m a newbie - thanks, any help is appreciated…I can always try another version, but the point is I thought it was fixed -thanks