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    WinXP overrides new driver install

    A friend of mine was having problems backing up Quickbooks to a CD-RW drive. I updated Roxio to the latest version and also checked Dell to see if there was a driver update for the burner. There was a flash upgrade which I ran on a boot, but when I got back into Windows, XP said it "Found new hardware" and promptly reinstalled its own driver for the CD-RW drive. Is there a way to override that?

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    Re: WinXP overrides new driver install

    Go into Device Manager (in Administrative Tools|Computer Manangement). Right-click on the CD-RW. Choose Reinstall Driver. Choose (something like) I Will Decide (Advanced). HTH
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    Re: WinXP overrides new driver install

    I don't know about Quickbooks but I do know that Quickens{Which I Use} will not backup to CD without it being formated for Packet Writing. Quickens writes in Packets, and I bet Quickbooks does the same thing. I use {Nero's INCD} to format the CD like a Big Floppy, then I can Backup Quickens to that CD,,other wise when you try to backup Quickens,, it does not see the CD.

    The only way around this is to Backup to a file on your Hard Drive 1st and then burn from your Hard Drive to a CD. BUT to restore that info you will have to reverse the procedure and install the backup back to the Hard Drive from the CD and then restore to Quickens from the Hard Drive..So as you can see it is much easier to Format the CD for Packet Writing. Also the good thing about that is that CD will work just like a huge Floppy Disk.

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