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Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by helpless, Jan 5, 2003.

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  1. helpless

    helpless Thread Starter

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    I am using Windows Media Player 7.1. When I insert a CD the player opens and the CD starts playing.
    How do I turn off this function - so that inserting a CD does not open Windows Media Player?
     
  2. factor

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    go to my computer, right click on the drive you are using, click properties,autoplay and then you have a list of music,pics,etc.click 'take no action' on music cds and whatever else you dont want to autoplay..
     
  3. helpless

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    Thanks Factor. But no joy. When I go to My Computer<R click on drive D<Properties I get two tabs, General and Volume. No sign of Autoplay. Can you help further?
     
  4. helpless

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    My reply seems to be cut off. Thanks for the advice, but when I open Properties I get two tabs, General and Volume. There is no sign of Autoplay. Can you help any further?
     
  5. Deke40

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    Go toHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\
    Services\Cdrom\ and set the default to 0.

    If that doesn't work you can hold "Shift" down while inserting the cd until we can find something else.
     
  6. factor

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    dont know why but i was presuming you have xp. ive only ever used xp+ i dont know how to turn it off on other windows ,sorry
     
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