I had an old P3 with 300 MHz with CD ROM and a separate CD burner. It was running Win2k Pro and everything was working fine. I cleaned up the unit, installed a new MOBO, CPU (Celeron 2.8 GHz), memory (256 MB) and WinXP Pro.
I have the same CD ROM (Samsung), same burner (Memorex - 2X) and same HD. Now, Nero (5.5) reports the CD ROM cannot do audio extraction. I downloaded the latest Winamp and tried to burn -- it does not report errors nor does it burn.
I highly suspect it is Win XP.
I know the CD ROM works -- I can play music.
I know the CD burner works -- XP will open it as write-enabled folder and allow me to send regular data files to it (for backup).
I have verified the backup works by using the CD on another PC.
At this time, I cannot create audio CD copies.
Why can't I create CD copies with these products? Any help is always appreciated.