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Old 08-18-2003, 11:20 PM   #1
TelemachusMPH
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Linux burnt cd doesn't autorun in windows


I have been having burning a cd in linux. The actual burnning goes just fine, my problem is that I want to have the cd autorun when put into a windows box. I put the autorun.inf onto the cd and set it up properly (like I have done many times in windows). But when I burn the cd and insert it in windows ... it doesn't autoplay, and it doesn't have the ablility to. How can I burn a cd in linux that will autorun in windows? Does autorun.inf have to be the first file in the root directory? Is there something like a boot sector that needs to be set?

Thanks for the help,
TelemachusMPH
 
Old 08-19-2003, 06:26 AM   #2
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Maybe you could try loading a windows autoplay program under wine and see if that will work, you may be able to generate the files needed for a autoplay cd.

Itīs been years since i played with autoplay for windows, might work.
 
  


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