CD-ROM Emulation

Herb Lewis herb at
Thu Sep 27 08:43:05 GMT 2001

Check out a program called PhantomCD at

Erik Tews wrote:
> Hi
> A lot of windows-programms, mostly games, are only running if the cd-rom
> is in the cd-drive of the windows-system. I would like to share some cds
> on a samba-server. (copy them to harddisk or exporting /cdrom via smb)
> But these programs don't accept if I have mounted \\samba\cdrom to a
> drive letter. So I would like to know if there is any windows-software
> which can make a mounted networking-share looking like a cd-drive for
> other programms.
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Herb Lewis                               Silicon Graphics 
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