CD/DVD drive locks up when reading files into the computer or writing a new blank CD.
If you are having problems reading discs into the computer or writing discs, update your firmware on your CD/DVD drive fixes most problems.
One of our customers reported the following Problem and this was the fix.
Using the Plextor DVDR PX-716A for duplicating, the image file is read in, but while writing, the progress bar reaches 80% and the new disc is ejected with the message “Duplicating CD Failed.” I upgraded the Plextor firmware from 1.09 to 1.10 and it now duplicates a CD just fine.
Here is the list of drives from Plextor’s website as of 10/05/06. If your drive is not listed then you can get the updated firmware from:
Select your drive from the list. Save the file to your computer and then Run it to install it into the drive.