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Plextor Problem I installed a new Plextor PX-800A in my system today, and have it hooked up correctly, but when I try to use my burning software (Nero 8), it shuts down my  computer into either Hibernate (or power saving mode) that cannot be restarted without turning the computer off, and then back on. My configuration is: Soyo PX400 Dragon Ultra Mother Board, 1.5 GB DDR ram, 30 GB Maxtor Main Drive, and 2 Maxtor 250 GB Hard drives, NVidia FX5500 Vid Card, and Generic Sound Card. I have been using another DvD burner with no problems up to this point, and was forced to put it back into my machine so it would run properly. Any ideas? My email is and I would appreciate any response on this. Thank you in advance. Rand

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I have the same probleme too!
when I just installed my new drive, Nero wont use it!


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I had problems with that drive as well ,, i found it utterly stupid , in order for me to get it to work i had to format my computer and reinstall everything. apparently the signiture from your old drive is still in there or nero 8 has a bug.. and cant use the new drive sig. and way i used nero 8 as well and wound up formatting ( nero 7 ) worked thought but the system becomes unstable and starts freezing
I recommend you format if you want to use that drive

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