Satellite M30-841: cannot install a clean WinXP Pro - CD not recognized

Hello

I got a satellite M30 841 with Xp home on it. Now I want to install my own licensed xp pro version, but I'm not able to see the cd in Solution Explorer - although the cd player works - or to boot from it. Modification using boot command doesn´t.
On the other stand-alone cd works fine. The toshiba recovery cd works on my laptop, but I would like to have Pro.

Can someone help, please?

THX ulrich

Hello

If you do not see the drive in windows Explorer, try this http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;320553

By the way: what is the status of the drive in Device Manager?

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