Dvd writer not working with XP

  2ayoil 17:10 27 Feb 2005
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I have been using win98 and have now put XP on a seperate hard drive and am running a duel boot system. Problem is that the Sony dvd rewriter DW-U18A which works fine under 98 will not work under XP. It recognises it but says there is a problem with the registery entery. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling but it will not have it. Any ideas for a solution please.

  User-312386 17:12 27 Feb 2005

I assume you have uninstalled it in device manager then restarted the computer?

  2ayoil 17:18 27 Feb 2005

Uninstalled, in device manager. Then reinstalled without restart inbetween.

  User-312386 17:20 27 Feb 2005

do not unplug the device

Uninstall in device manager and then re-boot into XP

  2ayoil 17:24 27 Feb 2005

Will try that, but have to go out now so will be tomorrow, thanks

  2ayoil 21:13 27 Feb 2005

Have tried that tip, but still no go , anymore help outthere?

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