Your W2K or XP CD-ROM driver fails to load...

Discussion in 'Windows Virtual Machine' started by b432291, Jun 28, 2007.

  1. b432291

    b432291 Bit poster

    I brought my XP Home image across from my laptop using transporter and soon thereafter I was in a quandry, no CD-ROM. The Device (real or virtual) showed in device manager, but it always had the yellow exclamation - and there was no CD-ROM letter.

    Turned out somehow in the translation to Parallels I stumbled onto a Windows bug that can be cured by removing some offending keys in the registry, see below:

    I originally thought it was some sort of Parallels thing, but not so.


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