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Windows 7: Media Center opens every time I insert/eject dvd/cd

31 May 2010   #1
ath1337

Windows 7 Pro x64 RTM
 
 
Media Center opens every time I insert/eject dvd/cd

Whenever a put a dvd or cd (blank, or with content) in my drive media center opens up (sometimes even twice!) and whenever I eject the media, MC opens again...

This is starting to get really annoying since I don't really use MC. Is there a way to disable MC from opening everytime I insert/eject something from my drive?


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31 May 2010   #2
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Go to My Computer, then right-click the DVD drive, click Properties, go to the Autoplay tab, and mark the circle which says "Prompt me each time...".
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31 May 2010   #3
DMHolt57

 
 

or look in the control panel for autoplay...
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03 Jun 2010   #4
ath1337

Windows 7 Pro x64 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DMHolt57 View Post
or look in the control panel for autoplay...
I have blank cds/dvds set to "Ask me every time", but media center still opens...
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03 Jun 2010   #5
ath1337

Windows 7 Pro x64 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
Go to My Computer, then right-click the DVD drive, click Properties, go to the Autoplay tab, and mark the circle which says "Prompt me each time...".
When I go to properties on the drive there is no autoplay tab.
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04 Jun 2010   #6
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

You have an ASUS Laptop right? Does it have media buttons above the keyboard? These buttons are controlled by DMedia.exe. Ending this process should stop your problem, but those buttons won't work after. A Guy
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23 Jun 2010   #7
ath1337

Windows 7 Pro x64 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
You have an ASUS Laptop right? Does it have media buttons above the keyboard? These buttons are controlled by DMedia.exe. Ending this process should stop your problem, but those buttons won't work after. A Guy
Thanks A Guy, this fixed the problem I was having. I completely uninstalled the asus atk media application since the only thing it seemed to control were those top media buttons which I haven't used once in the four years I've had my laptop.
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24 Jun 2010   #8
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ath1337 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
You have an ASUS Laptop right? Does it have media buttons above the keyboard? These buttons are controlled by DMedia.exe. Ending this process should stop your problem, but those buttons won't work after. A Guy
Thanks A Guy, this fixed the problem I was having. I completely uninstalled the asus atk media application since the only thing it seemed to control were those top media buttons which I haven't used once in the four years I've had my laptop.
Hey thanks ath1337, glad you posted back. I was especially happy to find that answer for you. Was wondering if you'd seen it. Glad you got it sorted, and I was able to help (gotta love Seven Forums )

A Guy
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