CD/DVD Autorun

  pj123 15:08 11 Oct 05

A friend's PC. Running Win 98SE, Athlon XP 2000, 512mb ram. DVD burner plus DVD player. Both optical drives are set up to "Auto Insert Notification" but when a CD or DVD with Autorun is inserted nothing happens. I have tried one of the DVDs he has on my PC and it works perfectly. My PC is also Athlon XP 2000, 512mb ram Win 98SE and a DVD burner and DVD player. Both PCs are the same because I built them both at the same time.

The only way he can get it to run is Start, Run and select the "index.htm" file and run from there. I don't have to do that.

  BurrWalnut 15:21 11 Oct 05

This should cure the autoplay problem but read the instructions for Win98 carefully click here

  pj123 15:53 11 Oct 05

BurrWalnut, thanks for that link, but where are the instructions for Win98 that I need to read carefully. I have read it three times now but can't see anything referring to Win 98.

It probably isn't worth doing from my computer anyway because mine is working OK.

  BurrWalnut 15:57 11 Oct 05

It's changed. It doesn't support Win98, sorry about that.

  pj123 16:59 11 Oct 05

Another thing has just come to light. On my friends computer he has to keep changing to 1024x768 from 800x600. My computer is set to 800x600 and I still get this DVD playing OK with no problems.

  pj123 17:01 16 Oct 05

Seems like we are all finished on this so I will tick it as resolved and just get him to use Start, Run etc...


  Chegs ® 17:11 16 Oct 05

click here

I got this registry fix from Kellys Corner ages ago,if its any use in rectifying your friends troubles,please feel free to use it.

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