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swapping a dvd-rom for a dvd-rw

hi. i am relatively new to handling hardware on pc's. i have a dvd-rw that was used in an old computer that is now kaput. i wanted to install it in another computer that is good that currently has a cd-rw and a dvd-rom, 2 seperate drives.
i took out the dvd-rom (disk 0) and installed the DVD-rw and ran the firmware that i downloaded from the internet to update the drivers and what not.
however, the computer that i installed it on is only recognizing it as a dvd-ram, not a dvd-rw.
can anyone help me out with this problem?
it's a windows xp machine.

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thanks. wow. i feel dumb now. Happy

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