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Change CD Autoplay settings in Windows XP!


Learn how to change Autoplay settings on your Windows XP PC.


This question was answered on June 3, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Windows XP uses the "autoplay" settings to determine what action should be taken when a CD or DVD disc is inserted into its drive You can change what happens when you insert discs to you PC by adjusting the settings on your PC <strong>Follow the steps below: </strong>

1 Open &#39;My Computer&#39;

2 Right-click the &#39;CD&#39; or &#39;DVD&#39; drive for which you wish to edit the autoplay settings

3 Click on &#39;Properties&#39;

4 Choose the &#39;Autoplay tab&#39;

5 For each type of media in the drop-down list, select the desired action and click &#39;Apply&#39;

6 Then choose &#39;OK&#39; when finished Now your CD or DVD will play according to your liking.

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Posted by Michal of Data Doctors on June 3, 2004