What does 'stealth' mean for CD drives?

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By JackieChanIsGOD
Jul 8, 2003
  1. I just came across someong using the term 'stealthed' to describe their CD-RW and DVD-ROM...
    What does it mean?
    Can any CD drive be 'stealthed'?
    What does it do?

    I tried to look in google, not much came up... you guys are smart enough anyway...
    So... what's up?
  2. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,896

    it probably means they painted them black and think it looks cool.
    I dont need to stealth mine since they allready cant be spotted on radar.

  3. Nic

    Nic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,928

    Maybe they mean that it is hidden behind what appears to be a case panel, but is in fact the cdrom drive tray.
  4. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,745

    Yes Nic, I believe that is what it is referring to. It has a flip down front that hides it when not inputing a cd.
  5. XtR-X

    XtR-X TS Rookie Posts: 1,040

    Stealth also means silent or undetected.
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