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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Another proposed solution has been to use the Windows Script Host to interface with the command processor via JScript or VBScript, which avoids the opening of the shell window, but adds a new limitation: Remarks You can include a custom event name in the Autorun. There are three file type keys: The autodun.inf entry specifies the path and file name of the application that AutoRun launches when a user inserts a disc in the drive.

Create a CD that will autorun

Long filenames will be truncated to an “8. MenuBox extends this functionality by also allowing documents to be automatically opened when the medium is inserted in the drive.

The Content section allows authors to communicate the type and intent of content to AutoPlay without Sellexecute having to examine the media. Sign up or shfllexecute in Sign up using Google.


Each section contains a series of commands that determine how the Autorun operation takes place. Specifies a text label to represent the drive in the Windows user interface. The second icon in Filename. You usually need to reboot for a aitorun.inf value to take effect. After the Shell finds a section, it ignores all others, so each section must be self-contained. In either case they are taken as absolute paths from the root directory of the media. Be aware that the use of ‘ command ‘ and ‘ start ‘ restrict this to machines running Windows.

The label entry specifies a text label which represents the AutoRun-enabled drive in the Windows user interface. If the user accepts the option, the application specified by the open or shellexecute entry in atuorun.inf media’s Autorun. It may include a path and any arguments. Let’s it be “C: All other media should include this section to have Windows XP autodetect any drivers stored on that media. Then use shell to make it the default shortcut menu command.

Use of the CD-ROM AutoRun Functionality to Open HTML, PDF and Other Documents

This command is used during a driver installation and is not part of an AutoRun operation. When AutoPlay prompts the user for an application to use with the volume, it displays only applications that have registered for the specified custom event name.


Retrieved from ” https: Please consult the Microsoft documentation for more details. It can contain spaces and should be no longer than 32 characters. Sign up using Facebook.

INF ‘ in the CD’s root shellexecutee and put some simple commands in the file to indicate what you want to be auto-run. Sign up using Email and Password.

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Creating an AutoRun-Enabled Application (Windows)

Depending on the version of Windows in use and options specified in Autorun. The action entry specifies the text that is used in the Autoplay dialog for the handler representing the program shellexfcute in the open or shellexecute entry in the media’s Autorun.

Click OK and after this command you will find a new drive O: The name must be no more than alphanumeric characters. MenuBox was designed to overcome all of the above limitations, plus several other potential problems, while at the same time implementing powerful additional features not found in other tools. Download Purchase Support Company.

ShellExecute does not work on older versions of Windows i. Related Links MenuBox vs.