An Autorun.inf file enables the automatic running of CD files on your computer. When you insert a CD/DVD into the drive, this application allows the files to run without manual prompting. They are in synchronization with the system configuration. Autorun has been popularised by Windows and it saves a lot of time and effort for the user.
This document explains how to form an autorun inf file. It also tells you how to customize the icon text and icon menu. When we insert a CD, we find that the files on it can be run automatically. This is a utility provided for users by Windows.
However, before we can use it we need to verify if it is enabled on our system. Running a file automatically saves a lot of time and effort.
Windows provide users with a simple utility that automatically runs applications of a CD when inserted into the CD drive.
To make use of this option, you must verify that it is enabled under your system configuration.
First, create a new (text-only) file and name it as Autorun.inf. Once created, open it with your favorite text editor and type in the following syntax:
To edit the menu that appears when you right-click on the icon, simply add the following syntax:
Keep in mind that the following parameters should be defined:
shell\*\command and shell\* are the keywords: firstly for defining the application to be executed and secondly for the text displayed in the menu.
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