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Windows saying hdd is cd rom

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  • Hard Drives
  • External Hard Drive
  • CD-Rom
  • CD Drives
  • Storage
Last response: in Storage
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

a c 459 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.
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