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ubuntu trick in windows XP

hey budies good to be here. i am a windows lover and i love to work in windows ..last month i worked in linux ubuntu and one thing i loved in it s whenever i inserted a cd-rom or plugged in a usb pendrive it jus pops it in the desktop like a new icon pops in the desktop of your usb or the cd so you can access it in the esktop itself and this is really cool i hope u all understand what am stating..i wanted to know if there is any software that would givve this functionality in windows ..thanks in advance ..

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AutoPlay?

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Doesn't Windows have this feature already? Its called AutoPlay.

I think I see what you mean, you want to insert a CD/DVD, or a USB device, and have it automatically display the contents onto the Desktop. Is that right?

If so, I am not sure that's a good thing to do because CD/DVDs or USB device could have hundreds of files stored on them, and if they automatically populated your Desktop, they would take over, and you wouldn't be able to see anything.

But Windows does have the AutoPlay feature for removable media or device. If you pop in a CD/DVD or connect a USB device, then open My Computer, you will see the device listed. Highlight it, right click it, and select Properties and select what action you want to take under the AutoPlay tab. Possibly you would prefer the "Open folder to view files" option.

Does that help, or do you mean something else?

Mark

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