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 263 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumI am stuck on a screen saying I have no CD ROM drive. Help! ForumIde channel 1 slave cd-rom and ide channel 2 master hdd ForumP5B-MX wifi DOESN't see IDE CD-ROM yet finds HDD ForumDvd rom saying cd is blank ForumDMA for CD-ROM on A7V133- only works with HDD ? ForumDell Dimension 8300 CD /DVD ROM help ForumBoth HDD and CD - ROM not detected in BIOS ForumComputer doesnt see cd rom drive ForumPc Virus disable my pc CD-ROM ,also my DSL Connection and speakers it says that t ForumHow to install XP without CD-Rom & FDD ForumHelp! Clean install on an old Dell 4550 w/Dell CD-ROM ... ForumCD-Rom / CD -RW / DVD- Rom not reading data on CD 's ForumMy cd rom cannot copy file during an installation ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumWindows Vista Will Not Boot /w 2 SATA Drives ForumWhat is a good partition size for windows 7 ultimate ForumWindows delayed writing failed ForumSSD trim support with windows 7 built in fake raid ForumLoading Drivers when Installing Windows 7 ForumHard drives will not be detected in windows More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !