CD's will not autoplay

  chriscross72 15:54 03 May 2005

Whenever i put a prerecorded (original) music cd into either of my drives nothing happens i hear the drive spin up but that is it....explorer tells me the cd is there and gives it's size on disc but windows will not auto play it.
How can i get the drives to autoplay discs on insertion?
I have windows XP Pro and windows media player 10
I have tried all the usual routes i think....device manager options file associations etc.
The only thing i have noticed that i do not think is right is in 'manage' under my computer, on the IDE/ATA/ATAPI section on the secondary IDE channel i click on properties then advanced setting, above where it says 'DMA if available' the autodetection box is greyed out
Is there an easy way to make my machine autoplay cd's ?

Thank you : ))

  Joe R 15:58 03 May 2005
  Jopo 19:23 08 May 2005

The suggested fix worked for me too,
Mnay thanks.

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