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Windows 7: cd ram drive and virtual drives giving me issues

23 Apr 2010   #1
Cdorsi352

windows 7
 
 
cd ram drive and virtual drives giving me issues

My CD ram and virtual drives vanish from my computer every time i reboot. i can re enable them from my device manager but this is obviously not what i want to do every reboot. if this problem has been posted and solved already i am sorry but if anyone has a clue what to do i would be very grateful.


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23 Apr 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Welcome!

What program are you using for this virtualization? As far as I know, Windows 7 doesn't have a built-in CD emulator. Are you referring rather to virtual hard disks, in Disk Management?
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24 Apr 2010   #3
Cdorsi352

windows 7
 
 

The program i am using for the virtual drive is deamon tools. but the real dvd ram drive also vanishes when i reboot. Then i go to device manager to turn them back on.
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25 Apr 2010   #4
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I wonder if Daemon Tools is causing the issue. Try removing it completely, and see what happens.

There are other CD emulators out there. I use MagicDisc, if you're interested.
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