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VM Problem CD reader

Posted on 2007-10-19
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Last Modified: 2010-04-09
I have a Windows XP machine virtualice with VMWARE workstaion 6, the problem, is that when I put one cd in the cdreader, works fine, but when I change the CD to another CD, in the VM, show me the old CD. The VM show me always the first CD.

How can I fix it?
Question by:lnrivera

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ID: 20139988
I have ran into something similar but it didn't relate specifically to VM it was the OS (XP) that wouldn't refresh the cd contents.  

You may be able to patch the OS if that doesn't get it a rebuild may be in order.

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S00007359 earned 1500 total points
ID: 20199287
A quick fix is to disconnect the cd-rom icon, and then re-connect. It's painfull to this every now and then.


if you have a fixed number of cd's to access, make iso file sof them and mount them as iso's.

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