Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

How to make a CD AutoRun

Posted on 2004-09-04
5
Medium Priority
?
399 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Hey Friends
  I have developed an application and i now wish to redistribute it with a AutoRun CD.
I created a CD with my application contents using Nero Software.
I also created a AutoRun.ini in the Root Drive of the CD The file read
[Autorun]
open=setup.exe
icon=setup.exe,0

Now when i copy this file to any of my hard disk and double click the drive the autorun application runs but when i do the same with CD it dose'nt work.
Any idea why this may happen ?
Regards
0
Comment
Question by:vikrant_kpr
5 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:webtrans
ID: 11983232
may be in the system properties u did close the autorun from the cd
i guess one of the SP do this
but from what i know u did do it all correct
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
ITcrow earned 500 total points
ID: 11983324
Try creating autorun.inf (in addition to autorun.ini, if you like) with the same
contents. And it should work fine.


Eg.

[autorun]  
  open=autorun.exe
  icon=autorun.ico
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:pjcrooks2000
ID: 11983959
Also make sure you have autorun enabled,  it does matter what OS you are running as to how you can do this.

I have found you a link that shows you how to disable i for all OS's but you will want to do the reverse of whats here on this pgae :) http://www.annoyances.org/exec/show/article03-018

I hope this helps you

pjcrooks2000
0
 

Expert Comment

by:FloppyAD
ID: 12024492
The file must be name autorun.inf (and not autorun.ini) and must be place on the root of your cdrom.
Besides, your autorun function must be enable !
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:pjcrooks2000
ID: 12024798
Aye indeed it is inf not ini, why who said make ini file ?  
0

Featured Post

New feature and membership benefit!

New feature! Upgrade and increase expert visibility of your issues with Priority Questions.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you’re thinking to yourself “That description sounds a lot like two people doing the work that one could accomplish,” you’re not alone.
In this post we will learn how to make Android Gesture Tutorial and give different functionality whenever a user Touch or Scroll android screen.
In this fourth video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFinfo utility, which retrieves the contents of a PDF's Info Dictionary, as well as some other information, including the page count. We show how to isolate the page count in a…
In this fifth video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFdetach utility, which is able to list and, more importantly, extract attachments that are embedded in PDF files. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable …

971 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