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Autoplay does not work on brand new Lenovo E560

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I have a new E560 that has a good DVD player. I can right click and select play or play with PowerDVD and it works. However, it will not autoplay a movie. I checked that drivers are up to date. I checked the settings in control panel, they are fine. I checked the HKLM autorun and it is enabled. Has anyone run into this?

Windows 7 Pro
Lenovo E560 Thinkpad
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Go to Control Panel, Auto Play, and make all the settings have been set to Prompt.
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John:

So you can not make it autorun?
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So long as the device is set to Prompt, it will Auto Run for me.
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I'm starting to think that the drive has an issue. I thought the same as you but this one isn't. Tomorrow i'll work the drive a bit and see if there are times it doesn't recognize a disc.  Have that feeling because what I've done and you suggested should work.
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Thanks John
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You are very welcome. It is possible the drive has an issue of course. Do you have a USB drive you could try?
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