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CD autodetects and runs in one computer, but not another.

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#1 elomont


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Posted 07 September 2009 - 10:31 AM

Good Morning People,

Why can I insert a downloaded version of an OS into one computer and it will auto-run, but when I insert it into another XP machine it will not even show up as being in the drive?

One computer is running XP Pro and the other is running XP Media Center 2002. The cd will auto-run in the latter, but not even be detected in the XP Pro machine.

Side note....both machines will auto detect an original MS OS so I know it's not a problem with my drive in the machine where it will not auto-run. As an example, I insert the downloaded version into the XP Pro machine, click on run, type d:\setup.exe and I get a message that reads "Please insert a a disk into drive D:".

Thank you in advance for any help.

Edited by elomont, 07 September 2009 - 11:08 AM.

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#2 Romeo29


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Posted 07 September 2009 - 10:18 PM

I appears that you have downloaded a pi-rated version of Microsoft Windows.

This is considered illegal and BC does not support or discuss this kind of topics.

There may be a possibility that your downloaded version of Windows has trojans or malware loaded on it.

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