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those are the basic drivers for all cd. dvd, and rw drives. if you are trying to use the drive to burn a cd/dvd you need to purchase software for it your download a free burning software from filehippo.com called xpburner or burnerxp i cant recall the exact name
the link below will take you to Dells website , where youc an selecet the DVD drive you have ..
this machine had several options to slecet one of a few drives.. i am not certain which one you have these are the part numbers you can select when making a purchase . These drives range from $20-$50 -- just go to www.google.com and enter the highlighted part numbers to get a resller near you.
you can buy that type of hardware anywhere since it is standard for all desktop. Your current drive is IDE meaning that the data cable on it is an IDE type. Go to your local computer store and ask for a DVD writer IDE, since there is really no price difference now for a combo or dvd writer drive, it will be like 10 $ more for the writer. I live in canada so if you are in the US could be less here a DVD writer is around 35 $ at a computer shop.
Go to this link and click on the Fixit box. Microsoft has an issue with CD/DVD recognition and created a patch. This happens a lot when Windows Update runs and installs SP3. Hope this solves your problem. If it doesn't, right click on your DVD drive and ensure that recording is enabled. Hope this solves your recording issue.
first try a audio CD see if ti reads that fine. then inset a data CD and see if you can see all the files on it. Try a few data and audio CD's. If it has trouble with any of these your drive has gone to the great garbage dump in the sky.