Starts recording then auto cancels?..?

exactly as stated… gets about 10 percent into the recording process and then boots out to cancel.

Im on a AMD 3200xp+ with 1 gig ddr 400, 100 gig HD etc…
a7n8x+ mobo
gforce fx 5600 vid card

ldw-851s burner that i bought today and i have YET to sucessfully burn a damn dvd. im using the software included in the package which is “MyDVD” by sonic. does what i want it to but wont burn the dvd itself… any ideas?

What media are you using, are you using nvidia drivers and have you checked to see if DMA is on?
Post the entire media code please.

the mobo is an nvidia chipset and i did load the nvidia ide drivers as well as the nforce, graphix, ethernet, usb etc…

heres the media content info,. per smartburn
Drive Type = DVD DUAL
Disc Type = DVD+R (Single Layer)
Disc MID = 43 4D 43 20 4D 41 47 00 (CMC MAG.)
Disc TID = 52 30 31 (R01)
Nominal Capacity = 4.38GB
Manufacturer Maybe = CMC Magnetics Corporation
SMART-BURN Speed Limit = 2.4X (Write)