You can set up a CD/DVD drive so that it is always detected, or so that you must connect it manually.
If your CD/DVD drive is a USB device, Fusion handles it as a USB device, not a CD/DVD drive. See Configuring the USB Controller and Connecting USB Devices.
- Select .
- Select a virtual machine in the Virtual Machine Library window and click Settings.
- Under Removable Devices in the Settings window, click the CD/DVD drive to connect.
- Select the Connect CD/DVD Drive check box.