Originally posted by neonspyder
[B]was your hardware compatible with the software in the first place?
in any case, you should have been able to make a working backup ... but i'm sure the pro's ( yes, i still consider myself a newbie ) would want to get into that [/B]
Nope I guess my hardware is not compatible after reviewing the "supported drives" sections on the CloneCD and Alcohol 120% websites - which is the reason why I decided to go in for a new CDRW drive. Lite-On it is - now where can I buy one from as far as retailers are concerned or would my best bet would be to buy one online?