+ 0 Votes remove from system syst3m.admin1strator 7 years ago so you have already tried to remove the drivers from the device manager and on reboot it replaces them. how about go into the BIOS disable the drive, boot into windows and remove any drives that may be causing the issue. reboot, go back into the BIOS and enable the drive. when windows boots it will find new hardware and want to search for a driver, let it download a xp generic driver then reboot and see if that worked.also if you can, remove the drive from the system and install another one, boot the system and see if it still brings up an error. i have replaced many CD/DVD drives because they have had internal errors such as not reading CD's but read DVD's and some that burn CD's but wont burn DVD's and visa versa + 0 Votes Driver Check syst3m.admin1strator 7 years ago I should have mentioned this in my last post but another thing that you can do is to run a check on your drivers to verify if you have any unsigned drivers that may be causing problems what you need to do is: Got to start then run and type sigverf this will scan your drivers and tell you what ones installed arn't signed.