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auto starting a .wmv file upon inserting a cd..

how do i get a cd to auto play a .wmv (windows media player) file using the autorun.inf text file ??

i know you just have to edit the autorun.inf file but what do I write??

[autorun]
open=filename

but then what ?? do I need windows media player to be on the disc as well ??  

thanx
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ludikris
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petesimpsonCommented:
If you have the media player installed on your computer, and it is associated with WMV files, then it should autostart.
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CrazyOneCommented:
autorun.inf allows only programs, files that end in .exe or .com, to be run.


The Crazy One
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MrBillisMeCommented:
The proper command is:

[autorun]
open=start yourfile.WMV

Of course replace "yourfile" with the proper file name in the proper case. The "start" command will work on files other than .exe or .com

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ludikrisAuthor Commented:
with no spaces at all ??  

open=startmyfile.wmv
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LeeTutorretiredCommented:
No, there must be a space between start and myfile.wmv
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MrBillisMeCommented:
As stated by LeeTutor, there must be a space between start and myfile.wmv and as stated by petesimpson the media player must be installed on your computer and associated with the .wmv file.
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ludikrisAuthor Commented:
cheers.... will try...
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ludikrisAuthor Commented:
didn't work... it's looking for the file "archive.exe"

why?? and now what ??

chris.
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