|"This behavior occurs because the drivers for some early versions of Easy CD Creator are incompatible with Windows XP. When you remove Easy CD Creator, some registry settings and files may remain on the computer"|
"To resolve this issue, manually remove registry settings and files that are related to the Easy CD Creator program. To do this, follow steps in below link:"
... perhaps try alternative (freeware) burning software imgburn
... there is logic to this madness!
the element of surprise Grrrrrrrr