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How to enable/disable the auto-run function of the DVD/CD-ROM drive?

    How to enable/disable the auto-run function of the DVD/CD-ROM drive?

    To enable the auto-run function, follow the steps below:
    1. Click Start and click My Computer.
    2. Right-click the DVD/CD-ROM drive and click Properties.
    3. Click the Auto Play tab.
    4. From the Select a content type, then choose an action for Windows to perform automatically when that type is used in this device pull-down menu, select a type of file which auto-run is to be enabled.
    5. Select the Select an action to perform option and click the appropriate program.
    6. Click OK.

    To disable the auto-run function, follow the steps below:
    Press and hold the Shift key when inserting a DVD/CD-ROM.
    or
    1. Click Start and click My Computer.
    2. Right-click the DVD/CD-ROM drive and click Properties.
    3. Click the Auto Play tab.
    4. From the Select a content type, then choose an action for Windows to perform automatically when that type is used in this device pull-down menu, select a type of file which auto-run is to be disabled.
    5. Select the Select an action to perform option and click Take no action.
    6. Click OK.