I have the same problem as the OP. For some reason I can't find the [Solved] answer (page is missing). I tracked this issue across several forums and nobody seems to have published an answer. The OP posted pictures of the issue and mine is same issue. BD-RE drive shows up in Explorer as "Audio CD". Click on the drive and there are phantom CDA files dated 1994 and 1kb each. Cannot be deleted. I am running WIN 7 x64 on a rather new build Gigabyte x79 mobo (but many others have reported same problem on other brand mobo's). This originally came to my attention because I installed iTunes and iTunes picked up the Blu Ray drive and put it under "devices" and tried to import the cda's (it hung).
The drive is a Pioneer Blu Ray BDR206D. It has no cd loaded into it, yet the CDA files show up in explorer, about 24 of them.
I have finally solved it. As in the OP's remarks, the problem is the Intel RST e driver. Since the OPs motherboard was ASUS and mine was Gigabyte, I assumed my problem was different, but it was the same because they both use the Intel RST driver.
I simply went to the Giga x79-UD3 download page and (after reading dozens of web forum articles by others with same problem) downloaded the later version of the iRSTe: It is this one: Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise ( Intel RSTe ): 188.8.131.528 18.13 MB 2012/08/07.
Now my Pioneer Blu Ray drive appears under My Computer as simply: BD-RE Drive: