Prevent computer from spinning up CD drive when using windows explorer

Kevin Ar18

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#1
Whenever I view the drives on my computer via Windows Explorer, a save menu, etc..., it will pause for a little bit and wait for my CD drive to spin up before continuing.

Is there any way to prevent it from doing this?
 

mooo

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#4
haha, well then you are in some trouble, because it has to read the cd to tell you what it is in the drive.. ( i am 99.9999% sure on this one)
example: it says "G:ut2k4" or what ever next to it..
 

LeeJend

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#5
It should only have to do that once. Then it remembers what cd's/dvd's are in there until it gets a notification that the drive door has been opened.
 

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