RE: back up issues

Ive still tried to go through the forums and im totally lost. I can make a copy and intall it fine but i cant get it to load the game up the splash screen comes up and then goes away no game. Im useing (or trying to ) two types of buring software clonecd (new version) and the new version of blindwrite suite. Any tips or work arounds anyone knows of to make a working copy with out the help of a no-cd crap. The Game is Microsoft Rallysport Challenge
I have a Samsung 16x dvd and a DVS 1640A CDRW