Virtual CD ROM is a Virtual CDRom Driver utility created by Microsoft. The utility enables users to mount an ISO and use an Emulated CD Rom drive to run them. Works well when your computer doesn't have a CD Rom Drive but you do have an ISO of the disk to use. A handy Portable Application to have with you in situations where you encounter computers that do not have a CD drive.
Virtual CD ROM
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Download: Get this Virtual CDROM
It appears "winxpvirtualcdcontrolpanel_21.exe" is no longer available or necessary. Newer Windows Operating Systems such as Windows 8, Windows 10, and Windows 11, allow you to double click or right click and mount an ISO file as a virtual CDRom drive.