is used to tell Windows how to autorun your CD or DVD. To autorun a document instead of a program, you should use shellexecute command. Looking into the file of an infected usb key by the Sality virus Conficker uses the shellexecute command in the file as. An file is a text file that can be used by the AutoRun and AutoPlay components of The “AutoRun task” is the application specified by the open or shellexecute keys. If an AutoRun task is specified it is executed immediately without.

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Your CD users may have switched off autorun. Remarks You can xutorun.inf a custom event name in the Autorun. This might be because they are concerned about viruses. Verbs must not contain embedded spaces.

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This command allows you to create a virtual drive that is actually a folder on your physical drive. This value should be found in this key: The first icon stored within setup.

On Windows Vista or Windows 7, this entry causes any actions specified shellexevute AutoRun by using either the open or shellexecute entries to be suppressed from the Windows AutoPlay dialog.

Click Start Run then type in regedit. How to autorun documents hassle-free? If a file contains more than one icon image, specify the resource number index of the icon in the file to use, e. If a path given in [IgnoreContentPaths] is a subfolder of a path given in [ExclusiveContentPaths]it is still ignored.


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Use of the CD-ROM AutoRun Functionality to Open HTML, PDF and Other Documents

You will not see verb unless Menu Text is omitted from Autorun. For his day job he develops websites and desktop applications as well as providing IT services. Note that the Mixed-mode CDs also contain audio and data, but these may not be playable on audio equipment.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. If the user accepts the option, the application specified by the open or shellexecute entry in the media’s Autorun.

There are two other – uncommon – ways of disabling AutoRun. There are five commands available. Enhanced CDs contain both music audio and computer data, so they can be played on audio equipment and used on a computer.

The open entry specifies the path and file name of the application that AutoRun launches when a user inserts a disc in the drive. This article compares various approaches which do not resort to third-party add-ons.


Create autorun menu with 1st Autorun Express in a few clicks, without design or programming required! MenuText can be mixed-case and can contain spaces. In either case they are taken as absolute paths from the root directory of the media.

INF and when you double-click its icon it will autorun. Windows will launch the application associated with that file shellexeecute to open the datafile.

This may be the name of an executable file that contains an icon. Configuration files Windows administration. If only a file name is specified, it must be in drive’s root directory.

This documentation is archived and is not being maintained. Each section contains a series of commands that will be run by the Shell when the disc is inserted. Then click Start Run and enter:. It is therefore good practice to provide instructions so that users know how to start your CD, eg tell them to open file index.

Enabling and Disabling AutoRun. You can use the [DeviceInstall] section on any removable media.