SanDisk sells their Cruzer USB sticks with that pesky U3 tool, which mounts itself as a CD-drive on a Windows computer. Something you typically don’t see when running a Mac. There is an easy way to removing it, by downloading the U3 removal tool for Mac.
Start the U3 Removal tool and then remount the USB stick. The format will took on my 16GB stick about 30 seconds and that pesky CD drive is gone for good now.
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