How do I disable realplayer to detect cds?

Posted on 2004-10-23
Last Modified: 2008-03-10
How do I disable realpayer to detect cds?
It's getting really annoying when I place in a data cd and realplayer switches tasks.  I don't want it to do that.  I'd like to be able to disable realpayer as a cd reader.  I'm not sure how to do that.
Question by:sazukaChan
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    Accepted Solution

    right click on your cd drive and click on properties. The click on the autoplay tab. Choose your options or choose 'prompt me everytime to choose an action'
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    Assisted Solution

    by:ilovemykeyki this in your Real Media Player.

    Click on Tools -> Preferences -> Media Types (under Content), uncheck CD checkbox.

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    Expert Comment

    or i think you can just hold down the shift button every time you put a CD in if you dont want it to run realplayer
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    Expert Comment

    or you can remove Real Players file association from the tyoe of media thats on the cd TOOLS > Preferences > Mediatypes
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    Author Comment

    Well, when I tried deselecting the media types realplayer still read the files from the disc.  But it worked great for telling it what file types to read.  I found using properties on the cd drive worked out great.  Thx for your help all.  
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    Expert Comment

    thanks for the grade sazukaChan

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