Autoplay on CD/DVD insertion

  Buff1 19:57 18 Mar 2005

Hi there. I hope there is somebody who can help. I have just noticed when I insert a cd or dvd into the drive it does not autoplay. This happens on both my drives. I also noticed In My Computer the devices with removable storage remain as if there is no disk in the drive. Ie CD Drive (E) even with a disk in place. I have tried right clicking the drive, properties, autoplay, but this does not seem to work. The OS I am using is Windows XP. Thanks for your time. I hope somebody can help

  JonnyTub 19:59 18 Mar 2005
  Buff1 20:29 18 Mar 2005

I tried that download from Microsoft. It found a problem but could not fix it. This is the log file it produced.Thanks for your response.

AutoFix [V5.2.3790.67]
Time [2005-03-18 20:00:30]
Microsoft Windows Version [5.1 (Service Pack 2) <2600>]

Test [The Shell Hardware Detection service is running.] - Instance [N/A]:
Result [AutoStart Setting]: OK
Result [The Shell Hardware Detection service is running.]: OK

Test [Policies] - Instance [F:\, Drive Type: 5]:
Result [HKCU\...\Policies!NoDrives]: OK {Absent}
Result [HKCU\...\Policies!NoDriveAutorun]: OK {Absent}
Result [HKCU\...\Policies!NoDriveTypeAutorun]: OK {Present}
Result [HKLM\...\Policies!NoDrives]: OK {Absent}
Result [HKLM\...\Policies!NoDriveAutorun]: OK {Absent}
Result [HKLM\...\Policies!NoDriveTypeAutorun]: OK {Absent}
Result [Driver level policies]: OK {
HKLM\...\Services\cdrom!Autorun (Present) <Allows>
HKLM\...\Services\cdrom\Parameters!Autorun (Absent) <Allows>
HKLM\System\CCS\Enum\...!AlwaysEnable (Absent) <Not set>
HKLM\System\CCS\Enum\...!AlwaysDisable (Absent) <Not set> }

Test [Drive Notification] - Instance [F:\, Drive Type: 5]:
Result [Legacy Notification]: OK
Result [AutoPlay V2 Notification]: Problems {
Service (Silent)
Shell (Deaf) }
>> Repair << [Autoplay V2 Event]
Step: No steps to take.
Result: This AutoPlay setting cannot be fixed. Either the device is malfunctioning, or the wizard cannot determine the problem.

>> Required action: The wizard found problems but cannot fix them -> None

  JonnyTub 20:40 18 Mar 2005

locate the drive in device manager and right click on it, select uninstall, you will be asked to reboot, do so. Upon windows starting up, it will reinstall the drivers, hopefully replacing any corrupt ones that might have been there.

  Completealias 20:58 18 Mar 2005

Thanks for the link jonnytub thats been bugging me on me laptop 4 a while now and now its fixed ideal

  Jackcoms 20:59 18 Mar 2005

Go to My Computer.

Right click on the icon for your CD/DVD drive. Click on Properties; AutoPlay.

From the drop down menu at the top, choose which media you are inserting (music CD for example) and then click on 'Select an Action to Perform' below the drop down menu.

Choose the action you want to perform (for example, Play using Real Player) and then click Apply and OK.

Repeat for each drive.

  JonnyTub 21:00 18 Mar 2005

no probs completealias.

You sorted yet buff1?

  woodchip 21:03 18 Mar 2005

click here;en-us;330135

  woodchip 21:07 18 Mar 2005

http: //;en-us;330135

Clopy the above into address bar and close the space before and after // then press enter

  Buff1 18:48 19 Mar 2005

Thanks JonnyTub. I got the problem sorted by uninstalling the cdrom drives and rebooting. Cheers Buff1

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