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Windows 7: Phantom SCSI CDROM drive

30 Jan 2011   #1
madmartian

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
Phantom SCSI CDROM drive

"ATANWD 45AZWTIRGL SCSI CdRom Device" to be more specific. A google search on "ATANWD 45AZWTIRGL" turned up blank.

I unplugged all devices other than my hard drives (all of which show correctly) and my graphics card. I uninstalled the device from Device Manager and rebooted. It still appears.

It shows up in Disk Management as CD-ROM 0. I tried setting the phantom to the same drive letter as the real drive, but it just moves the real drive when I plug it in.

A search on the forum produced a "phantom Q drive" issue, but this does not look the same. My phantom device is showing up as a SCSI CDROM drive, not a hard drive. I do not have any SCSI devices in this computer, nor do I have a SCSI interface.

Any ideas how I can remove this phantom?


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30 Jan 2011   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Windows calls some Sata drives, SCSI drives.
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30 Jan 2011   #3
alphanumeric
Microsoft MVP

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64 bit
 
 

Have you installed any programs that might have installed a virtual CD-ROM drive? Some disk burning apps will do that during their install process.
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