w00t!! i got it working. fireblaster provided an excellent hint in her post. you need a program called force aspi 1.7 to get the job done. after you get the aspi drivers installed, everything should be fine.fireblaster_lyz said:If you are using Windows XP, you need to force the cd-roms/cd-rw/dvd-rom/dvd-rw in APSI mode.
Perhaps, someone can explain more on that.