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Cd drive opens with autoplay

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If your problem is that you do not like autoplay and that you want to disable it, then check and follow the instructions on the website below:

Disable CD autoplay in Windows XP

How do I *really* disable auto-play in Windows XP? - Ask Leo!

How to Disable Autorun

Disable Autoplay

Disabling Autoplay on Win XP

If your problem is not disabling autoplay, but other, then please provide more details.

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How to install nortons


If you are trying to install Norton from a CD/DVD, insert the CD/DVD into your CD/DVD drive.

If the autoplay option shows up automatically, click on "run ****.exe from the CD/DVD" and it will start installing Norton. Now, during the installation, you must follow the on-screen instructions.

If the autoplay doesn't show up, open your computer, right click over the CD/DVD drive and click on "Open Autoplay". Select "run ****.exe from the CD/DVD" and Installation will now start.

If you want to install Norton from a downloaded copy, double-click over the downloaded package (****.exe) and follow the on-screen instructions.

Hope this helps, Mrityunjay.

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How to disable Autoplay of Audio CDs and USB Drives in windows


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All recent versions of widows contain features called AutoPlay and AutoRun. AutoPlay lets you choose which program to use to start different kinds of media, such as music CDs, or CDs or DVDs containing photos. For example, the first time you try to play a music CD, AutoPlay asks which media player you want to use, if you have more than one installed on your computer. You can change AutoPlay settings for each media type.Autorun is the technology used to start many programs or enhanced content (such as videos on a music CD) automatically when you insert a CD or USB drives into your computer. This is different from AutoPlay, but the result are the same, when inserted, the CD or USB drive starts automatically, using a particular program. Autorun is incorporated into the media types that use it, and you can't modify it.
When a disc is inserted or a drive is connected to your computer, Windows looks in the root directory of the disc or drive for a file named autorun.inf. If found, Windows executes the instructions in that file. ( whether it be start the music or install the virus.)
For example, an autorun.inf file on a CD might contain a line that reads open=setup.exe. This tells your computer to launch a setup program as soon as the CD is inserted into the drive

Removable USB/thumb drives use the Autorun feature to load files when the drives are plugged into the USB port. Malware exploits the Autorun feature to spread from thumb drive to PC. Disable the autorun feature to prevent malware from spreading.


For XP users:

1.Click Start and then click Run. Type gpedit.msc and click OK. The Group Policy window will open.

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2. In the left pane, double-click Administrative TemplatesIn the right pane, double-click System, scroll down the list and double-click Turn Off Autoplay

3.In the Turn Off Autoplay Properties window, select Enabled. From the dropdown next to Turn Off Autoplay on, select All drives and then click OK.


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4.Exit Group Policy by selecting File, then choosing Exit from the menu.

on Sep 17, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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When disc is inserted it will not play


Enabling AutoPlay in Windows XP Enable through Windows Explorer
  1. Open My Computer
  2. Right-click the CD-ROM drive or other drive and click Properties.
  3. Click the AutoPlay tab. Within this section you will be able to specify all Windows AutoPlay features.

May 04, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Why cant I get the cd that came witht the monitor to play?


Autoplay may be disabled on your machine (most versions of Windows come with Autoplay disabled to stop virus's from potentially autorunning along with the CD). Open up "My Computer" and select your CD drive, once that drive is open, look for a program called "Setup.exe" or "Install.exe" and see if that brings up a window which will let you install your drivers. Other than that the CD itself may be fault?

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My CD ROM's Auto-load/Auto-exe is not working. I put in CD software and it doesn't load it. I put in a DVD movie and it doesn't auto-play.


Enabling AutoPlay in Windows XPEnable through Windows Explorer
  1. Open My Computer or Explorer
  2. Right-click the CD-ROM drive or other drive and click Properties.
  3. Click the AutoPlay tab. Within this section you will be able to specify all Windows AutoPlay features.
Enabling AutoPlay in Windows7 and Vista
http://www.techtalkz.com/windows-7/516004-how-configure-autoplay-settings-windows-7-a.html

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Just a single question, I have no problems at the moment. Question: What is 'autoplay' doing or for?


The autoplay function sets a default action everytime you wish to do something with a media file.
So if you put a blank cd in then you can set your cd burning software to launch, or if you plug a memory card or portable hard drive you can set the pc to open the drive,or open your image viewer to view pictures.
If you have not set your autoplay functions, a box will usually just pop up asking what would you like to do

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My dell studio 1535 will not open a cd, when I insert the cd nothing happens. I just had a new hard drive installed..


If the CD-ROM will boot from a recovery CD, then this would indicate a Windows software problem instead of a CD-ROM issue. It can usually be attributed to a corrupt driver. To reinstall the drivers:

1. Go to Start>> Right click My Computer>> Properties>> Hardware>> Device Manager.

2. Expand DVD/CD-ROM Drives line item.

3. Right click on the items below and select Uninstall drive on the resulting menu.

4. Re-boot the system and Windows will automatically detect the CD-ROM drive and re-install the drivers for you.

Try a different media - some brands will just not work correctly with a given CD-ROM drive. Watch out for compatibility problems with Maxell, Memorex and Macromedia CDs.

Check for unusual noises, maybe a ticking type noise. This could indicate a cracked disk. Or, the media may not be seated correctly on the spindle.

Is the access light on?

Is the CD Clean?

Check error messages in Event Viewer. Here's how:

Go to Start>> Settings>> Control Panel>> Administrative Tools>> Computer Management (or Event Viewer)

Check your manufacturer's web site for software updates and drive updates. Check for QSI firmware updates.

For DVD - Are you trying to write to a DVD that is READ ONLY?

If all has failed, you may be faced with performing a complete Operating System Recovery or Repair (preferred).

If nothing above has worked for you, then you may need to take the drive in to a service facility for repair or replace the drive.

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Get a little cd flashing by the pointer when putting a game on.the game will not start.what does the flashing cd mean?


The drive is attempting to initiate the Autorun of the CD. Some CDs have an autoplay feature, some don't, some the autoplay doesn't work. So open my computer, see if the drive actually reads the CD. If it does, look for an autoplay or setup.exe

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How to install a new program from a cd


put cd in the drive, if autoplay is not enabled (installation did not automatically run), open My Computer then do a right-click on the CD Drive and click AutoPlay.

Dec 10, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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My computer does not have a AutoPlay feature in it so I can insert and run my Cd-ROM PC games. It must have come with one but I can't find it.


Enabling AutoPlay on a data and audio CD (Windows XP)
  1. Open My Computer or Explorer
  2. Highlight the CD-ROM drive, right-click the CD-ROM drive and click properties.
  3. Click the AutoPlay tab. Within this section you will be able to specify all Windows AutoPlay features.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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