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Error 4261 - really need some help from one of you pros!

Update:11-30Source: network consolidation
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I keep getting error 4261 when I try to burn CDs. I was able to do it for awhile just fine and suddently I can't anymore. Each time I try now I get partway through burning and it stops, the disk is ejected, and I get error 4261.
Here's what I have tried so far with no luck:
1. Decreased burn speed to 2x, on both iTunes and my CD burner
2. Turned off my virus scanning software (Live One)
3. Tried various makes of disks
4. Tried burning a new mix with just songs that I had ripped from my own CDs (i.e., no "protected" iTunes)
5. Updated to latest version of iTunes (7.3)
6. Tried going back to version 7.2
7. Ran diagnostics:
Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (Build 2600)
Dell Inc. Dell DM051
iTunes 7.2.0.34
CD Driver 2.0.6.1
CD Driver DLL 2.0.6.2
LowerFilters: PxHelp20 (2.0.0.0), DRVMCDB (1.0.0.1), DLACDBHM (1.0.0.1),
UpperFilters: GEARAspiWDM (2.0.6.1),
Current user is an administrator.
Video Display Information:
RADEON X300 SE 128MB HyperMemory
RADEON X300 SE 128MB HyperMemory Secondary
Connected Device Information:
DiskDrive, WDC WD2500JS-75NCB1, Bus Type ATA, Bus Address [0,0]
CDROM, HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GWA4164B, Bus Type ATA, Bus Address [0,0]
If you have multiple drives on the same IDE or SCSI bus, these drives may interfere with each other.
Some computers need an update to the ATA or IDE bus driver, or Intel chipset. If iTunes has problems recognizing CDs or hanging or crashing while importing or burning CDs, check the support site for the manufacturer of your computer or motherboard.
D: HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GWA4164B, Rev D108
Audio CD in drive.
Found 13 songs on CD, playing time 56:25 on Audio CD.
Track 1, start time 00:02:00
Track 2, start time 04:20:25
Track 3, start time 09:03:00
Track 4, start time 12:43:17
Track 5, start time 16:09:07
Track 6, start time 20:03:02
Track 7, start time 24:53:57
Track 8, start time 29:09:72
Track 9, start time 33:22:52
Track 10, start time 38:01:52
Track 11, start time 42:28:17
Track 12, start time 47:01:25
Track 13, start time 52:02:35
Audio CD reading succeeded.
Get drive speed succeeded.
The drive CDR speeds are: 8 10 16 40 48.
The drive CDRW speeds are: 8.
The drive DVDR speeds are: 8.
The drive DVDRW speeds are: 8.
Force Optical Power Calibration before burn is turned on in the preferences.
The last failed audio CD burn had error code 4261(0x000010a5). It happened on drive D: HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GWA4164B on CDR media at speed 16X.
Any suggestions???

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There are a few points of interest on your Drivers and downloads page at Dell.
Dimension 5150/E510 (XP)
Check to see if the firmware on your HLDS GWA-4164B HH 16X DVD+/-RW is up to date. (That's the drive itunes is identifying as an HL-DT-ST.) at least one of the Dell firmware revisions to that was urgent and related to reading and writing to media.
Also,
Check to see if the Chipset drivers for your Intel Chipset are up to date.
Check to see if your Dell Dimension System BIOS is up to date.
Check to see if the video adapter driver for your ATI Hyper Memory PCI-Express X16 (DVI/VGA/TV out) Radeon X300 SE is up to date.
Once you're satisfied you're up to date, do you still get the 4261?
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