Q: Windows 7 autorun does not start when CD/DVD is inserted This thread is locked from future replies

orginal title: autorun does not work on my windows 7 when i put a CD or DVD in it, please help. i tried updating the CDrom driver but it still didn't work

please help




Maybe these will help :

Using Start - Computer  OR  Windows Explorer - Right Click the device or drive - click “Open Auto
play”. For devices not plugged in - hold Shift - plug in the device. Hold Shift while inserting a disc
to see a list of options.

To see options when time you plug in a device or insert a disc :

1. Start button - Control Panel - AutoPlay or type in the search box -> Autoplay   find at top of list
and double click it.
2. Next to the device click Ask me every time.

Troubleshoot AutoPlay problems

AutoPlay: frequently asked questions

How to Enable or Disable Autorun for Removable Media in Windows 7

Default Programs Editor – A Useful File Association Editor for Windows 7 and Vista


These should also support Windows 7.

Default Programs Editor – A Useful File Association Editor for Windows 7 and Vista

How to customize AutoPlay

How to add custom entries to Windows Vista's AutoPlay

CleanHandlers Free Download – AutoPlay Cleanup Utility for XP and Vista (should work on Windows 7)


Possibly a System Restore or a Repair Installation?

How to Do a System Restore in Windows 7

How to Boot to the System Recovery Options in Windows 7

What are the system recovery options in Windows 7?

How to Do a Repair Install to Fix Windows 7

Hope this helps and Happy Holidays!

Rob Brown - MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience : Bicycle - Mark Twain said it right.
Rob Brown - Microsoft MVP - Windows and Devices for IT 2010 - current
Windows Insider MVP 2016 - current

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