Down load the files to the desktop to quicker retrival, then click on the icon called "winupdate" this will then search for your Optorite cd drive (make sure your drive is the right version cause it will hang if it is not cw 4801) after that it will update the firmware,reboot and you should have no issues with it
What the firmware will fix:
Optorite CW4801 CD-RW Firmware 220E Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP.Modify write table.
Solved windows 2003 server compatibility issue.
Enhance the ability of CD-DA on-the-fly copy.
Enhance write performance of CD-R and CD-RW disc.
Modify Roxio Drag-to-disc compatibility issue.
What it will NOT fix:
Hair loss due to cd drive not burning right,
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