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Getting Quick TimePlayer to autoplay a .mov when a CD is inserted.

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My dilemma is:

How do I get a CD that contains a quicktime movie (.mov) to autoplay when inserted into the CD tray. The code that I have used so far is

[autorun}
open=quick timeplayer.exe
WF3.mov

saved in an autorun.inf file placed in the root directory.
WF3 is the name of my movie. I keep getting this error.

Windows cannot find quick.exe
This program is needed for opening files of type 'File'

I had the code for WMP working fine, but have since switched to QT which I'm obviously less familiar with. I would like the movie to loop and playback fullscreen. If anyone knows how to do this it would be greatly appreciated.
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CRagsdell earned 400 total points
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I copied and pasted your message just to make sure.

Remove the space between "quick" and "timeplayer.exe" in your code:

[autorun}
open=quick timeplayer.exe
WF3.mov

That is why you get the message "Windows cannot find quick.exe" instead of "quicktimeplayer.exe"...

CR
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Great thanks. Any idea how to get it to play fullscreen and loop?
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You can change the settings of the MOV file itself, but don't know if there are command line switches you can use to force looping or screen size in quicktimeplayer.
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