is used to tell Windows how to autorun your CD or DVD. To autorun a document instead of a program, you should use shellexecute command. Looking into the file of an infected usb key by the Sality virus Conficker uses the shellexecute command in the file as. An file is a text file that can be used by the AutoRun and AutoPlay components of The “AutoRun task” is the application specified by the open or shellexecute keys. If an AutoRun task is specified it is executed immediately without.

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Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. The Content section allows authors to communicate the type and intent of content to AutoPlay without AutoPlay having to examine the media. The verb and its associated menu command must be defined in the Autorun. By placing settings in an autorun.

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Therefore, do not use this format if you want to be sure that your data is available. In either case they are taken as absolute paths from the root directory of the media. They consist of one or more sections, each headed by a name enclosed in square brackets. Extra settings have been added in successive versions of Windows to support AutoPlay and other new features. Otherwise, the default menu item text will be “AutoPlay”, which launches the application specified by the open entry.

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However, the system only displays the first 32 characters. If it is omitted, verb is displayed. The following is an example of a simple Autorun. Specifies a custom command listed in the shortcut menu for the icon.

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This page was last autoruninf on 5 Octoberat Enabling and Disabling AutoRun. Creating an AutoRun-enabled application is a straightforward procedure. Specifies the name of the icon file that will be used by explorer as the icon for that CD.

These instructions are also required if your CD might be viewed by non-Windows users. INF file is located in the root folder of a CD. Fully qualified path of an executable file that runs when the CD is inserted.

You can also set an accelerator for the menu item by preceding one of the letters in the item with an ampersand. The string displayed in the Autoplay dialog is constructed by combining the text specified in the action entry with hard-coded text naming the provider, provided by the Shell.

Also it specifies that Windows should use first icon from Setup. This section is used to indicate where autorhn.inf files may be located. These approaches, which all have various limitations, include: If the executable contains more than one icon then an optional index field can be specified to indicate which icon to use:.

It may include a path and any arguments. The AutoRun component was introduced in Windows 95 as a way of reducing support costs. The startup application typically installs, uninstalls, configures, and perhaps runs the application. How an inf file is handled depends on the version of Windows in use, the volume drive type and certain Registry settings.


There are two other – uncommon – ways of disabling AutoRun. If it is a data file, it must be a member of a file type. INF in the root-directory of the media. However these are long outdated and not described here. Paths in this section take precedence over paths in the [ExclusiveContentPaths] section.

If a file contains more than one icon, you must also specify zero-based index of the icon. There is no way to shellezecute if, for example, DOC file can be opened.

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Configuration files Windows administration. Please consult the Microsoft documentation for more details. You can include it to specify the text that displays in the shortcut menu.

Verbs must not contain embedded spaces. A string that contains the fully qualified path of the directory that contains the data or executable file. The first line identifies the executable file that performs the shelelxecute. A registry setting can be used to disable AutoRun. The second icon in Filename.