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How to disable WMP media switching on CD insert?

I am sometimes listening to something on Windows Media Player while simultaneously batch-copying CDs with another program. When i insert a CD into the drive, WMP inexplicably stops whatever it is ...
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Program not launching from registry run key

I have a program which I install using an NSIS script. The final step in the installer is to write to the registry Run key and have the program run on startup. I've confirmed that under ...
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Set Which Programs to Run on A Startup [duplicate]

Each time I boot up my computer, is it possible to set which applications to run? For example, I want my Google Chrome Browser to automatically start up, and don't want my Skype to start until I ...
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In Windows 8, what are all the ways a program can be made to auto start on logon?

Previously, I followed a blog post (that I've since lost the link to) to register a program to startup everytime I log onto my windows 8.1 VM. Now, I want to stop it from staring up. I don't see a ...
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Autorun.inf file modified by windows

I wrote a little Java app, wrapped it in a Windows executable, and burned it onto a DVD. Then, I stored an Autorun.inf file along with it, which has the following attributes: [autorun] label=Darts ...
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Recommended value for NoDriveTypeAutorun? [closed]

The AutoRun feature of Windows can be controlled through the Registry by tweaking these values: Current User: ...
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How can i gain access control for autorun.ini file in FAT32 USB storage

I want to remove autorun.ini file from my USB storage but unable to remove and I've tried many times by following procedure: I:\> attrib autorun.ini -r -a -s -h and I always get "access denied" ...
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Need help trying to get a script to start on boot

Luke here! Although I've been using Linux as my main OS for quite a while, I'm still pretty much a noob when it comes to using it. Sorry. I have a Raspberry Pi that I'm trying to set up with the ...
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How to change the label of USB flash drive that gets assigned to default drive letter (“F” in this case)

I have a USB flash drive (FAT32 format) with the label "DT100G3" If I assign the drive to the letters "G" or "J" the label shows on Windows Explorer. However, if I assign the letter "F" to it, the ...
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how to auto run batch file when a keyboard is connected?

I have Asus Transformer T100: a tablet that came with a physical keyboard. The keyboard is connected with a strange port (not USB). I want to run a specific batch file when the keyboard connects and ...
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start on emit is not working on upstart

I am working to restart service if stopped. I was looking for upstart, to restart service. I found some answers. I took apache2 service for testing. I changed code as below. # File : ...
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Run a script after a package is upgraded automatically

I made a script that modifies chromium-browser package, but when it was upgraded, the modification was lost, and I have to run the script again manually. Is there a method to make apt run this script ...
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Writing CD in Windows 7 with autorun.sh to autorun in Linux

is there any way to create a CD in Windows 7, preferably with the native CD burning interface they provide, that contains an autorun.sh file where its Linux properties will automatically be ...
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How to disable “igfxHK Module” process from starting up with Windows

I have a laptop with Intel GPU and their software is currently faulty in that it globally registers certain keyboard hotkeys and won't let them go. The way to kill them is to kill the igfxHK Module: ...
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Autorun.inf in Windows 8/8.1 for USB Drives

I have created a file named autorun.inf to make one of my software setup run when the usb is plugged into Windows 8/8.1 OS . This is my autorun.inf code: [AutoRun] shellexecute="Mem.exe //It would ...
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Is it possible to run a script on Windows boot as admin by adding it into a “Current Version\Run” registry key of the user “NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM”?

This is the Windows registry autorun key for my current (administrator group) user: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run and this one is for the "NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM" ...
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Setting keyboard shortcuts to launch program on startup/login in linux across WMs

What I want to achieve is having access to a couple of keyboard shortcuts (for an instance to launch the terminal), bound to my user. Background This is because we have a setup with a lot of ...
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CMD/ADB - Autorun script to search, copy, and paste a file from android system to flash drive

I've looked around and can't find anything that answers my question. This is my first question, so any tips or thoughts are welcome, as well as an answer :p As explained in title, i want to create a ...
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How to get rid of macro leftovers in Excel?

Old macro workbook from Microsoft samples gallery left items on the ADD-INS ribbon tab, highlighted by yellow: These cannot be deleted or at least I don't know where to find them – see Customize ...
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How does Windows XP determine what application to start when a CD ROM is loaded?

How does Windows XP determine what application to start when a CD ROM movie is loaded? In other words, if you put a CD-ROM movie in the computers CD ROM player then close the door, an application ...
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Sometimes after Windows startup and user login, not all 'autorun' applications are started. Why?

Did you ever experience the same? After you turn on (or reboot) your Windows PC, in about 1 of 10 times it happens that about 2/3 of programs designed/assigned to be launched automatically (either on ...
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The Windows Firewall won’t run on startup

For some reason, the Windows (7) Firewall will not run on startup. When the security center starts, it reports that the firewall is not running and prompts me to start it. I click the flag to start it ...
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SHCreateStreamOnFileEX thread in explorer.exe using high cpu

My computer: Dell, i5 2410m CPU , Windows 8 OS Symptoms: -when windows explorer is running, high (~ 40 % ) CPU usage. -explorer, or the desktop does not refresh automtically What I've found ...
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How do I make Windows switch Wifi connections when a limit is reached?

My Internet service provider only allows me a cap of 30gb a month. It's a 4g LTE router which I connect to wirelessly. I also have another 3g wireless router as a backup. Windows does not show "no ...
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What is the danger of inserting and browsing an untrusted USB drive?

Suppose someone wants me to copy some files to their USB stick. I'm running fully-patched Windows 7 x64 with AutoRun disabled (via Group Policy). I insert the USB drive, open it in Windows Explorer ...
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Windows 8.1 not allowing me to install ISP's (Tata Photon) client software for Huawei EC315 USB modem. Need to Auto run the setup file

Well, as it says in the question above, I need to install my service provider's client software to connect to the internet. According to the instructions the ISP (Tata photon) gave me, I'm to find ...
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Open PDF when USB is plugged in Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have a PDF file on an USB drive (named test.pdf placed in root). How do I get it to open automatically as soon as I plug in the USB drive? No dialog or anything, just open the PDF directly after the ...
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How to open tty or execute some script when the shortcut Ctrl+Alt+F[1-6] doesn't work and X11 is partially frozen but system is still working?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 with Gnome on Acer Aspire One netbook. The X11 or just some parts of Gnome like panels and partially windows (details described below) are frozen which doesn't allow to do ...
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Autoruns: Error changing item state: The system cannot find the file specified

I'm using Autoruns v11.70, and when I try to deselect an item in the Logon tab, I receive the error: Error changing item state: The system cannot find the file specified. The item remains ...
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How to Make an Autorun CD /DVD with multiple .exe files?

I have asked a question about :How to make an Autorun CD/DVD? @nerdwaller gave me an answer. Now I want to know whether is it possible to make an autorun CD/DVD which will contain the following : ...
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How to make an Autorun CD/DVD?

How do I burn .exe files to a CD/DVD so that it will give options which one I want to install when the CD is inserted into the CD-ROM and run the applications on the disc automatically?
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Autorun .bat file with no admin rights in Windows 7

I want to try to run .bat file just after loading windows 7 system, but the problem is that i have no rights of admin and the UAC is on. Is that possible? Or maybe is it possible to write the program ...
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Autorun.inf to disable autoplay

So basically I have a usb drive, the goal is to disable the autoplay menu on any computer it is inserted into. Is there any way to use a flag in the Autorun.inf to disable autoplay so the device can ...
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Windows Autorun - Enabled or Not?

I'm trying to find out whether or not Autorun is enabled on Windows 8 and 8.1 - an easy task one might think but I'm having trouble finding any definitive information. I believe it is enabled on ...
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High-privilege autorun programs (tasks) stopping on their own

There’s a program that I want to be automatically run on startup, but because it requires elevated privileges, UAC interferes with it auto-running. I used the Task Scheduler method of working around ...
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IS it safe to delete wow64 dll's when autoruns says so?

I have windows 8 64 bit I run Autoruns (latest version) and it states 3 dll's which are not found : Question Is it safe to delete those entries with Autoruns ?
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Preventing Avira from detecting Autorun.inf as a virus (everywhere)

I have created an autorun.inf to specify an icon and label for my removable drive. Unfortunately Avira detects it as a virus and won’t let it show the icon or label. This is frustrating because I ...
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How to make USB stick to appear CD ROM

How I can make my memory stick have two partitions like this force-ably so that i can have a read-only part of my memory stick that also runs the auto-run automatically in Windows? There is a same ...
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How to Prevent viruses from creating Autorun.inf in Storage Devices?

One of the solutions i've comeup with is to create a folder named "Autorun.inf" and placing some dummy files inside it so when virus uses the win32 api to delete autorun.inf as a file it will fail ...
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“autorun.inf” autogenerated in each drive generates EXE and PIF files in Windows CP [duplicate]

I have Windows XP SP2 installed on my laptop, its been infected by a virus, which creates autorun.inf in each of my drives as read-only, hidden and system file attribute being set, and which generates ...
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Mysterious Windows 7 Autorun Location [duplicate]

I have Acer Aspire One A521 with brand new SSD disk, on which I've just installed brand new Windows 7 HE 64. After installing system I installed all drivers, including Conexant audio driver. Starting ...
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Disable auto run .exe file?

I run Windows Server 2012 and when I log in the Open File window appears and it wants to start a .exe file. Where can I view the start up folder and disable all the start ups? Note that I want to ...
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Manually run “Run” registry entries on windows

I am developing an appliance for a company. I have to develop a custom "explorer.exe" to be run as the shell. The problem is that the current explorer does some import operations such as processing ...
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USB drive's icon not appearing on Windows XP

I have a USB flash drive for which I want to use a custom icon. My autorun.inf looks like this: [Autorun] UseAutoPlay=1 Label=TrueCrypt Traveler Disk Icon=Volume.ico Action=Start TrueCrypt Background ...
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AUTORUN.inf not working

Could sombody please tell me why my Autorun.inf is not working when i burn it to CD rom..? I have checked the fille names and they all exist? [autorun] open="VTS\TREADSTONE LT\TREADSTONE LT.bat" ...
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Adding line seperator to right click menu of a Memory Stick

i'm creating an autorun.inf file for one of my memory sticks, i want to stick a bunch of commonly used programs on it using the shell\ syntax but when i create them they sit under Autoplay what i ...
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How to make an aoutorun for a CD to open an HTML forn MAC and Windows

Hi I am trying to make an autorun.inf to open an html like this: [Autorun] Open=Start index.html And like this: [Autorun] Open=starterfile.exeindex.html Non is working. In the other hand can I ...
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Adding options to USB Flash Drive's autostart menu

When I insert my USB Flash Drive into my computer, I always get this little autostart popup: I was wondering, how to add elements to that list using the autorun.inf file? I know it's possible, ...
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Writing autorun.inf file for USB drive [duplicate]

I would like to write an autorun.inf file for my USB pen. My current autorun.inf file contains the following. However, it is NOT doing anything. [autorun] icon=drum.ico label=New label for drive ...
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usb flash drive contents replaced with a single shortcut

I was confused when I opened my flash drive all I saw was a shortcut with its target as C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe ~$WO.FAT32,_ldr@16 desktop.ini RET TLS " " You may refer to the images I ...