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Windows 7: XP Virtual machine and CD/DVD problem

02 Jun 2009   #1

W7 X-64 RTM,SUSE 11.1, XP PRO SP3 as a VM, VMware ESXi
 
 
XP Virtual machine and CD/DVD problem

Hi all
running a Virtual XP with vmware and build 7137 -- if you need to change a DVD/CD Windows doesn't refresh the data / directories unless you choose EJECT in the context menu.

Just unloading and reloading a new CD doesn't seem to work.

Can be a problem if installing a product which needs multiple CD's (such as an Oracle DB) on a VM .

Cheers
jimbo

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04 Jun 2009   #2

 
 

you need to go into the settings and if you attached an iso to the cd/dvd you need to release it and pick that you use cd/dvd as drive ?
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