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How to make a CD-application autoexecute

Posted on 1999-01-18
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I'm trying to create a program, which I want to burn to a CD-ROM! I have made mose of the program, but I want it to start automatically as soon as the CD is put in the CD-player. Can U give me some hints to this projekt???
Thanks in advance :)          

                                                  Retep
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To make a CD autostart you need to do the following:
Create a file called autorun.inf and place that in the root of the CD

The contents of the file should be like shown below
Open the the executable that should be autostarted
Icon is the icon that should be shown as CD icon
--- CUT HERE --
[autorun]
OPEN=SETUP.EXE /AUTORUN
ICON=SETUP.EXE,1
--- CUT HERE ---

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by:retep
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Thanks :)

I have tried it, and it works!!! :-)
Who would have known it was so simple?
(I guess almost everything is easy as soon as you know howto:)
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