CD Recording Software Error on Start-up

Posted on 2004-11-24
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
I have an XP Pro machine that throws an error on start-up. "Devices or Applications Disabled" CD recording Software has an issue. The IMAPI CD-Burning COM Service isn't starting but I don't think it needs to unless prompted by the application. It is an old HP PC that would have come with ROXIO or CD Creator. Any ideas to cease the error would be appreciated.
Cheers, Todger...
Question by:Todger66
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    Go to start ->Run->type msconfig, choose the Startup tab, uncheck the thing

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    CD Recording Software Will Cause Windows to Become Unstable" Error Message When You Start Windows

    If you have installed an earlier version of Roxio Easy CD Creator, uninstall it and apply this fix:
    (automates Q315345)

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    Thanks for the help, much appreciated....
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    Expert Comment

    Just a FYI:

    XP supports Roxio CD Creator v5.x (and above), and any older versions (4.x which usually shipped with Windows 9x systems) always cause instability with XP.

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