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Screen message when CD is inserted in CD drive

by Robert Polk / September 9, 2005 9:29 PM PDT

How can I disable the screen that comes up asking me which program I would like to use with the CD I have just inserted?
Old Bob

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That would be on the Properties page....
by Michael Geist / September 9, 2005 9:37 PM PDT

of your otpical drive. Choose the Autoplay tab, put a tick mark in "select an action to perform", then highlight "take no action", apply and OK your way out.

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Disable autoplay
by glb613 / September 9, 2005 9:38 PM PDT

or pick a program to use. Open my computer, right click on the CD drive, left click on properties then autoplay. Click on select an action to perform, pick a program or take no action. Be sure to select apply before you exit. If you find you don't like the changes you made, repeat this process and change it.

There are also different catagories such as music, data, video, pictures. You can set the action for each one.

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by Robert Polk / September 9, 2005 11:39 PM PDT
In reply to: Disable autoplay

Very quick and succinct answers. Thank you very much.
Old Bob

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by kym7233 / September 13, 2005 2:40 PM PDT

just click it closed... you don't have to use it, somewhere when you installed a program it asked you to put items there, like on a Quick Menu..

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Select "None" as an option
by PhuCat67 / September 14, 2005 12:13 AM PDT

I just selected "none" as an option and that seemes to do the trick. You have to set a specific opotion for different types of CD's such as Image, music etc. Select the different types at the top of the box when it opens and set the option for each. It works for me hope it does for you as well

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