ASPI is software that communicates between CD burning and ripping applications and the CD device,if Audio CD Burner can't locate your CD Recorder,you may need to fix your ASPI layer.

Checking your ASPI layer...

The simplest way to check the validity of your ASPI software is to run Adaptec's aspichk program. You can get it here: Adaptec aspichk.exe program for Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / XP

Installing an ASPI layer...

Win95 ONLY

Go to Adaptec's page Download and install aspi32.exe. Note that Adaptec will install this if you have Adaptec hardware or software. Restart your computer and re-run Audio CD Burner.


for NT/2000/XP, you must make sure that you are logged in as an Administrator during the installation of the software, as well as running the software. Go to Adaptec's page Download and install aspi_v470.exe. It will extract a file called "ASPIINST.EXE" into a temporary folder. Find and double click "ASPIINST.EXE" to install the 4.70 drivers. To do this, click the Window's "Start" button, followed by clicking "Search", followed by clicking "Files or Folders". Type in "ASPIINST.EXE" without the quotes and make sure that "My Computer" is selected in the "Look In" control. Then click "Find Now" or "Search Now". When it finds the ASPIINST.EXE, double click it to start the installation. Restart your computer Re-run Easy Audio CD Burner.