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Self-starting CD-ROMs

Posted on 2004-10-22
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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?

Thanks.
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    by:PeteLong
    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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    [autorun]
    icon = iconname.ico
    open = setup.exe
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    by:visualcoat
    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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    ThanQ
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