I have had a scsi plextor drive in my computer for a couple of years. It always worked fine...until recently, it stopped WRITING (burning) my CD's. It would read them fine - But it would not write to them. I would get an error when I attempted this function that said something like "drive not accessable".
I assumed the drive was dead and bought a new one (well actually a used one that is supposed to work). Anyway, by mistake I bought a ATAPI instead of a scsi. But I had a extra atapi lead so I plugged it in that way. It is doing exactly what the first one was doing.... It reads fine but will not write!!! Can anybody tell me what may be going on here? Surely I do not have TWO defective drives doing exactly the same thing... Am I missing something here? Please help!!! Oh, I am running windows XP on a home built computer.