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Windows 7: Autorun woks on audio but not for software

07 Jul 2012   #1
Retiredbill

Win7, home premium, 64 bit
 
 
Autorun woks on audio but not for software

My autorun feature works for audio CDs but not for software. I searched for autorun and checked the box that is supposed to run auttorun for all CDs. Any suggestions on the next step?


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07 Jul 2012   #2
Bumpkin

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

For security reasons, it is better for Autorun not to open any programs.

If you connect a USB drive or a CD/DVD that has a virus, you will be infected because Autorun will let it start running.
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07 Jul 2012   #3
Retiredbill

Win7, home premium, 64 bit
 
 

I appreciate the problem concerning a virus or malware. Are you saying that Win7 operates to prevent opening licensed software from a CD/DVD drive?
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07 Jul 2012   #4
solarmystic

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

You can still setup your licensed program manually by going into the installation disc/media itself and clicking on the Setup.exe file or the appropriate installation file.

If you still wish to enable Autorun/AutoPlay for your devices including software discs, i recommend perusing this tutorial to compare notes with what you've done...

AutoPlay - Turn On or Off
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