OK Ughhuh, try this:
Start>Programs>Creative>Sound Blaster Audigy 2>Creative Audio Console
Pick the Decoder tab and make sure SPDIF Passtrough is selected. Here's a pic:
My Onkyo receiver now is decoding DD...
The replacement drive came in and it's a NEC 6500A!!! Now I don't have to run the firmware upgrade which voids the warranty, and I get -R support - yay!
2 burns at 8x and no issues yet - I must have had a dud before.
Originally Posted by capcgd
I would think it's a little early for the battery to crap out, too! But I'll try resetting it (if I can find in here how...)
charge it up and let it go all the way to dead.