CD's won't autorun - Windows XP Registry


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Your Registry may be set to disable autorunning CD's. The following information is provided only for people who are experienced with editing their Registry. In all cases please backup your Registry before trying the following. Use at your own risk.

To enable AutoRun on Windows XP (Home or Pro)

1. Click Start, then Run. Type regedit and click OK.

2. Locate the following Key/Data name:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARE\MicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersion\policies\NoDriveTypeAutoRun

3. Right-click on NoDriveTypeAutoRun in the Name column on the right and choose Delete.

4. Restart your computer.

Autorun will now be enabled.