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I am trying to get my DVD drive to autoplay. When I right click on the drive icon and select autoplay, the type of file and the program to autorun + apply -- the system seems to respond. But when I right click on the drive again, the original settings appear unchanged and autoplay does not work.

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The AutoPlay feature may not be turned on. To turn on AutoPlay, follow these steps: \015\012
  1. Click Start, and then click Run. \015\012
  2. Type regedit, and then click OK. \015\012
  3. Locate and then click the following registry subkey: \015\012HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\CDRom\015\012
  4. Double-click Autorun and see whether a zero or a one is displayed in the Value data box. \015\012
    • If the value for Autorun is 1, go to step 5. \015\012
    • If the value for Autorun is 0, right-click Autorun, and then click Modify. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  5. Locate and then click the following subkey: \015\012HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Policies\\Explorer\015\012
  6. Double-click NoDriveTypeAutoRun to see its value. If the value is 0xb5, the AutoRun feature for CD-ROMs is turned off. To turn on the AutoRun feature, follow these steps: \015\012
    1. Right-click NoDriveTypeAutoRun. \015\012
    2. Click Modify. \015\012
    3. In the Value data box, type 91. \015\012
    4. Select Hexadecimal, and then click OK.
  7. Exit Registry Editor.
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