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Windows 7: Help with getting a function on my desktop

14 Feb 2011   #1
avengerdann

Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Help with getting a function on my desktop

Hello, I want to know if this is possible

You know when you put a disc into a computer running mac osx, an Icon comes up on the desktop so you can access the files on the disc straight from the desktop.

I would like my laptop running windows 7 to do this when I put a disc in.

I want to know if this is possible. If it is, some instructions would be appreciated.

Thank you.

Daniel


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14 Feb 2011   #2
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

I do not know how to make the icon popup when a disk is inserted but
If click on Start Button then click on Computer
Then right click on your CD/DVD player & chose
Create Shortcut it will put a shortcut on the desktop that will open it. You may want to look at this to https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...e-autorun.html

Jerry


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14 Feb 2011   #3
Prisoner

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Check this out. I'm pretty sure it's what you're looking for.

Desk Drive | access removable media from your desktop | Cool Computer Tricks
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14 Feb 2011   #4
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Prisoner View Post
Check this out. I'm pretty sure it's what you're looking for.

Desk Drive | access removable media from your desktop | Cool Computer Tricks
That works great thanks
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