Solved

about Autorun file

Posted on 2002-07-30
2
166 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-01
hi ,
how can i create autorun file on a CD for a pps file i dont think it is a vb question but i dont know the category of this question

thanx
loay
0
Comment
Question by:loay
2 Comments
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
Ryan Chong earned 20 total points
ID: 7187315
Basically, you must create an .inf file named Autorun.inf in the root of your CD. Then place the file in a folder on the cd and edit the Autorun.inf like this:

[Autorun]
Open=MyFolder\myExe.exe

I'm not quite sure if the autorun will run for a none exe file (in this case .pps file)

But here is a workaround, as for the above statement:

Open=MyFolder\myExe.exe

create an exe at MyFolder name it as myExe.exe

That by generating the myExe.exe file, we open the pps by using Shell function, example using VB:

Create a form, in the Form_Load Event:

Shell [my pps file's path]

Hope this make help
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:DanRollins
ID: 8049096
Hi loay,
It appears that you have forgotten this question. I will ask Community Support to close it unless you finalize it within 7 days. I will ask a Community Support Moderator to:

    Accept ryancys's comment(s) as an answer.

loay, if you think your question was not answered at all or if you need help, just post a new comment here; Community Support will help you.  DO NOT accept this comment as an answer.
==========
DanRollins -- EE database cleanup volunteer
0

Featured Post

What Is Threat Intelligence?

Threat intelligence is often discussed, but rarely understood. Starting with a precise definition, along with clear business goals, is essential.

Join & Write a Comment

Introduction While answering a recent question (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Q_27402310.html) in the VB classic zone, I wrote some VB code in the (Office) VBA environment, rather than fire up my older PC.  I didn't post completely correct code o…
Enums (shorthand for ‘enumerations’) are not often used by programmers but they can be quite valuable when they are.  What are they? An Enum is just a type of variable like a string or an Integer, but in this case one that you create that contains…
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…

759 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now