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 290 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 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 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 When I start it says boot from cd/rom Forum Dell Dimension 3000: Issue w/ CD Rom/HDD Forum Dell Dimension 3000: Issue w/ CD Rom/HDD Forum SolvedCd rom drivers for windows xp Forum where can i download a cd-rom driver windows 7. nothing in device manager Forum why can't my toshiba boot windows 8 or 7 from cd rom Forum Ide channel 1 slave cd-rom and ide channel 2 master hdd Forum windows xp doesnt boot without cd rom. Forum windows xp sp3 doesnt boot without 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 !