Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel and Windows Vista
While Microsoft’s Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel (download from MajorGeeks here) will work in Windows Vista, it only works for Administrative users. If you need to mount drives for standard or limited users, you must either run the program with administrative rights (less secure) or find another solution.
One such solution that works extreamly well is Virtual CloneDrive by Elaborate Bytes software. CloneDrive can be found under their free software download located at Free CloneDrive Download.
The free version allows a maximum of 8 drives in parallel, you can change the icon for the ‘clone’ drives to display Elabrate Software’s ‘angry sheep’ and you can have the last image to automatically be loaded when Windows starts.