"This same drive, when I put it in my Epox 8RDA+ box causes a reboot as soon as InCD starts..."
Pardon me, why do you conclude that the InCD has a problem with the CDRW drive?! I've noticed a couple of years ago yet that the re-writing software (Adaptec Direct CD, InCD etc.) causes system instability and conflicts with other software. Probably, OS support for re-writing software is not that mature yet.
There are a lot of posts, on this forum as well, about such the issue. And it is recommended to use, if at all, any packet writing programs only as needed. At the very least, you should block automatic start of these programs.
If your system immediately reboots, disable this from Safe Mode, MSConfig. Even if you are at all not able to use the InCD portion of the Nero package, it's no big deal!
"Right now though I have found an incompatibility between nForce2 and the CRW-1FE!"
Again, are you talking about conflict with the drive F1, as a hardware, or with the InCD or something else? I don't think the Yamaha has something to do with your video driver!
Anyway, could you please clarify that?
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