Dell Dimension 4200, XP Home, Nero. Recently installed a new Asus DVD writer. Have noticed a few things and I am not sure if they are deliberate or not. I cannot rip cd's with this drive. Could I be running into DRM software? I can rip OK with old 32× CD drive. I can also backup purchased discs OK with Asus. I am starting to get Device i/o errors when I try to read older CDRW's. Some brand new game discs do not play in this drive. Unreal 2 is an example. Also, I can't watch DVD's now. The ASUSDVD program installed automatically, but has never worked. I have downloaded a firmwear update to install. I don't want to complain if these are things that I should have expected, but if anyone has a similar drive that doesn't have these problems, I would appreciate knowing.