Set autoplay as default action for CD/DVD

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by coyootee, Nov 12, 2018.

  1. coyootee

    coyootee MDL Novice

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    Whenever I insert an Audio CD it autoplays just fine, but when it's already inserted and I double click the CD, it opens in file explorer. How to make it to autoplay instead?
     
  2. MELERIX

    MELERIX MDL Addicted

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    you should not do that, bacause if the CD/DVD is infected with malware it will autorun and infect your whole machine.
     
  3. coleoptere2007

    coleoptere2007 MDL Guru

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    it is related to a registry key but can't remember which one
     
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    Joe C MDL Guru

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  5. coyootee

    coyootee MDL Novice

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    I found the solution here: sevenforums.com/general-discussion/119551-set-default-action-cd-dvd-bd-etc.html?s=3ee9a6ff23b9e1202c1f2b76049f5b4e
    Not very elegant, but it'll do.