Card reader won't auto play

  tes 09:31 09 Jan 05

Dvd's auto play ok but not cr. I have it set in device manager & Iv'e tried Ms auto play fix but still no go Anyone any ideas please?

  sortof 09:40 09 Jan 05

If you have XP look here click here;en-us;822660

  sortof 09:41 09 Jan 05

.....sorry about that - you said that did not work. I will keep looking.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:14 09 Jan 05

Sometimes Real player causes a coonflict, reset the file associations in real player.

  tes 12:34 09 Jan 05

Fruit bat
How do I do that?

  gel 12:40 09 Jan 05

Have a look at PHOTO DOWN LOAD
It may help

  Stuartli 13:44 09 Jan 05

Have you right clicked on the drive in My Computer and opened the AutoPlay tab via Properties?

Associate which is the default player and OK.

  tes 14:22 09 Jan 05

yes Stuarti

  Stuartli 16:45 09 Jan 05

Then it could just be that the CD laser has gone kaput - if it's a DVD-ROM drive new ones are little more than £10-£15 these days.

DVD drives have two lasers as the read wavelengths for CD and DVD are different.

  tes 16:50 09 Jan 05

It's a Compact flash card reader & it works on my mates comp.

  seedie 17:05 09 Jan 05

I've just tried this with my own card reader i.e. I unplugged it and plugged it back in again and the film thereon brought up that " what do you want windows to do" nag. It should work for you but I didn't do anything specific to make it work-in fact it was this query which drew my attention that it was possible. Sorry can't offer solution now but will have a look.

Using XP pro +SP2

Good luck


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