When the CD-ROM drive is selected in Windows Explorer, the drive ejects. How do I prevent this from happening?
See this very (exactly?) similar question:
Apparently by disabling the auto-burn feature, you also disable the auto-eject feature:
some info in other answers came from here: http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7hardware/thread/b357e1cd-9211-40ac-8310-16eaede08c74
Here are two ways of getting around the issue:
a) Go to Start, type Folder Options and press Enter.
b) Select the option Double-click to open an item (single-click to select).
c) Click Apply.
d) Click Ok.