Thanks for your continued help, Brendon.
I'm not sure how to determine the firmware revision for the drives. If I go to properties for the two drives, each shows a driver version of 5.1.2535, but I don't think that is what you are looking for.
I had a local shop put in a wireless card, 2nd hard drive and a new graphics card a few months ago. They also did a fresh install of Win XP. I didn't do any cd burning for a few months and never re-installed Roxio until a few weeks ago.
I don't use IE much (use Firefox), but I just checked IE and it's version 8.0.6001.18702. Windows Media Player is 11.0.5721.5268.
I haven't done any updates to Roxio 6.0, just installed off of the CD. I did try to run the update feature, but whatever updates it may have downloaded in the past it didn't connect to now. Is there an update file for 6.0 still available somewhere? How can I get the file to update to 6.2?
UPDATE: just found the engine update file (220.127.116.11) and Creator Classic update file (18.104.22.168). Should I only install one of these, or are they two different things?
UPDATE 2: Updated Creator Classic to 22.214.171.124 and now it doesn't recognize either drive. They're listed in the System Tests section, but not in the "Default Recorder" menu. Is this an ASPI thing? Gotta go to bed, I'll work on this again tomorrow.
UPDATE 3: SUCCESS!!!! I found the pxengine file mentioned in threads about no default recorder, installed it, and now my drives are recognized AND I appear to be able to select multiple write speeds. Don't have time to deal with burning now, but I'll give it a shot tomorrow and hope its all back the way I want it.
At least I can sleep good now!