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How to create an auto run video cd

by mtborell / March 19, 2006 9:16 AM PST

I'm trying to create a video cd om a mini cd for a demo disc that will auto run when inserted into a computer.
Please help!

I'm using widows xp
and pinnacle 9.4 for the editing and creating a wndows media file.

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I think windows will find it.
by phantazy / March 23, 2006 9:37 AM PST

Using the Autorun feature on a custom CD.
The autorun feature is implemented by putting a simple .inf file in the parent directory of the CD. Just create a text file called "autorun.inf".
Include the following text, replacing "whatever" with the name of the application you wish to launch.

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Sorry
by phantazy / March 23, 2006 9:41 AM PST

Text:
[autorun]
open=(whatever).exe
icon=(whatever).ico

e

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auto run cd
by mtborell / March 28, 2006 8:21 AM PST
In reply to: Sorry

Forgive my ignorance, I have never created an auto run cd. How do I do this?
I need more instruction.
When I go to create the cd where do I type, or enter the following info:
Text:
[autorun]
open=(whatever).exe
icon=(whatever).ico

Where you have ( whatever ) is that the name of the file I am trying to put on the disc ?
Where is this done.
How do I get that onto the disc?

I really apreciete your help.

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U need Shellrun + inf
by Benjie_Cheddarhead / May 17, 2006 8:44 PM PDT
In reply to: auto run cd
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