How can I remove CD or DVD ROM drive access from a Windows XP computer running through Server 2008 Hyper V? I receive the error shown in the screen shot while trying to start my XP virtual machine

How can I remove CD or DVD ROM drive access from a Windows XP computer running through Server 2008 Hyper V? I receive the error shown in the screen shot while trying to start my XP virtual machine.

I have two other Hyper V virtual machines running, and one or both of them are probably utilizing the DVD ROM drive M:

How can I remove the DVD ROM drive from the Windows XP Hyper V virtual machine that I want to start? I have looked through the different settings, but haven't seen a way of doing this.
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jparra0611Commented:
you cannot do that?
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Michael OrtegaSales & Systems EngineerCommented:
If this is a Server 2008 domain and the XP client is a domain member you should do this through group policy on your domain controller. You can remove whichever drive access you want through group policy. In fact, you can remove them all in terms of access through windows explorer.

MO
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msmamjiCommented:
the following link shows you how to remove the DVD-ROM among other things.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc742412.aspx

Regards,
Shahid
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