Windows saying hdd is cd rom Tags: Hard Drives External Hard Drive CD-Rom CD Drives Storage Last response: August 16, 2011 1:53 PM in Storage Share zuni_star August 15, 2011 7:24:02 AM Please help when i plug in external hard drive Windows says its a CD Drive. More about : windows hdd rom fzabkar a c 311 G Storage August 16, 2011 1:53:44 PM A model number would help immensely. For example, some Western Digital models will enumerate as a Virtual CD (VCD). This is because they have integrated SmartWare software. HP's SimpleSave drives also behave this way. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAfter formatting windows 8 OS, HDD & CD-ROM not detecting Forum I am stuck on a screen saying I have no CD ROM drive. Help! Forum My cd rom drive is saying not installed Forum Dvd rom saying cd is blank Forum Solvedhow to connect 2 ide hdd and 1sata hdd at one time,my motherboard has both connection cables. also I dont have a cd/dvd rom. Forum CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive wont burn or errase,Keeps saying Inser.. Forum Second HDD Only Shows-Up if I Plug Into CD-ROM Port on Board Forum Solvedwhere can i download a cd-rom driver windows 7. nothing in device manager Forum SolvedCD ROM problem when reinstalling windows 95 Forum SolvedHP Pavilion DV6-1030us won't boot from CD ROM after failed windows 7 installation Forum SolvedPc Virus disable my pc CD-ROM,also my DSL Connection and speakers it says that t Forum can i burn windows 7 to a dvd+r disc and then boot it up to a new computer or will i need a cd rom? Forum how to install windows xp dual boot without cd rom, just usb iso? Forum Windows 7 cannot re-activate (Installed originally using an ISO cd-rom not an aoffical copy) Forum Dell Dimension 3000: Issue w/ CD Rom/HDD Forum Dell Dimension 3000: Issue w/ CD Rom/HDD Forum When I start it says boot from cd/rom Forum SolvedCd rom drivers for windows xp Forum Ide channel 1 slave cd-rom and ide channel 2 master hdd Forum why can't my toshiba boot windows 8 or 7 from cd rom Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !