Creating a CD That Will Automatically Play
Windows 95+ can detect if and when a CD is inserted into a CD drive. When this happens, Windows searches for a text file titled "autorun.inf" for information about the CD and/or instructions. The "autorun.inf" file can contain instructions telling Windows to run an executable program. Thus, you can designate applications to launch automatically when a CD is insterted in the the CD drive. You can also tell Windows where to find an icon (.ico) file that will graphically represent the program.
To accomplish this, do the following:
For more information on autorun.inf commands, see:
For more information on .ico files, see: