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Self-starting CD-ROMs

Posted on 2004-10-22
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Last Modified: 2010-05-18
I have wanted to know this for a long time but now I NEED to know!

I distribute CDs with a runtimed Access application on it.

I want these CDs to self-start at the customer PC with the file 'setup.exe'. I burn the CDs with Nero.

How do I do that?

Question by:Peborgh
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by:Pete Long
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you need to create an autorun.inf file, look at one on a commercial CD theres not a great deal to them, you can do it with notepad

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by:Pete Long
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icon = iconname.ico
open = setup.exe

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visualcoat earned 150 total points
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make the autorun.inf inside it add what PeteLong said make sure that the setup.exe.your iconname.ico and autorun.inf are placed in the root of the cd. Its that simple.
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