what driver did you install? what is the name it shows up on your computer? i don't know how you can remove it in winME, but you can update the driver to a generic one. try this for me:
hold down the windows key+r or just click the start button and click on "RUN....." type in "sysdm.cpl" in the run box. click on device manager tab and expand the cd-rom/dvd-rom list. double-click on your cd drive or right click and select properties.
click on driver tab and select update driver. select "specify location of driver (advanced)" and click "display a list of ll drivers......"
click on "show all hardware" and for manufacturer select i think its called generic or standard cd-rom types. ...something like that. finish the update wizard , reboot, and see if you can burn a good cd.