Hi, I thought I had solved my standalone compatiability problem by going to Record Now Max. NOw the player accepts the discs (sometimes) but plays them back with stutters. One thing that I have noticed is that Record Now Max will not burn at 1x. I use 1x media, and I always select 1x as the max speed when burning (I follow Chris' guide). However, when I hit burn, Record Now max starts with a 60:XX minutes remaining, and quickly revises this to about 30mins. Basically, it is recording at 2x even though I am specifying that it should record at 1x. Any suggestions?