Phantom CD/DVD drive appears

  derekw 22:22 20 Feb 2003
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Just recently I have have a phantom CD/DVD player take up residence on my 98SE PC! It’s an ‘AXV CD/DVD-ROM’ and assigned to the drive letter after the existing real CD-RW and DVD items. Tried time and again to remove it through System Properties, even search-and-delete using Regedit, but it appears back there after the next boot-up.

Beginning to think it’s some new marketing gag to get you to go and buy the hardware!!!

Any ideas on how to get rid of it please?

  VoG™ 22:26 20 Feb 2003

Are you sure this isn't a virtual drive created by software like Nero?

  derekw 23:11 20 Feb 2003

Aaah-Ha! Thats a good point... Nero Help mentions a virtual device.
But I've had Nero v5 in this PC for 2 years and not seen it before, but it only gets used a couple times per month to back-up. Could it have been introduced in my recent upgrade to v5.5?

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