>1 - Do you happen to have both Nero and Roxio programs installed on the same computer? If so - suggest removing one of them-
I do, but this problem is the 1648 was not registering the disks. You could hear it making frustrated noises. I guess when some machinery gets better when you whap it, you draw conclusions.
>Sorry about your purchase, astrayan. I wish I had gotten to this thread earlier. From what I've read in various forums here, BenQ DW1620 has the rep as the best reader.
I was trying to get a cheap ROM drive. Apparently, the Philips ones can't be relied upon to be a consistent brand.
It has been sent back, but will take the usual 9 and a half weeks.