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xp notifications

By ron_raines399 ·
once in a while there will be notifications appear at the task bar such as unused icons, etc.

is there anyway to shut the notifications off???

I sure hope so.

also, when I put a data cd in the cd drive it will ask me what I want to open the cd with, is there anyway to stop this?

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Do you mean autoplay?

by nepenthe0 In reply to xp notifications

You can disable autoplay with Group Policy Editor, or with TweakUI:


Open TweakUI

My Computer > Autoplay > Types

Uncheck enable autoplay for CD and DVD drives > OK

Now, when you insert a CD in your optical drive, you should not see any dialogue box. Create a drive shortcut to the Start menu and manually open the CD.

Hope this helps.

Rick/Portland, OR

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auto play

by ron_raines399 In reply to Do you mean [i]autoplay[/ ...

probably auto play, but i still want it to play a cd or dvd auto.

I will check this tonight when i get home.


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I think you mean the Desktop Cleanup Wizard

by CharlieSpencer In reply to xp notifications

Right-click the desktop and select Properties (or go to Control Panel and select Display). Go to the Desktop tab, the Customize Desktop button, and disable the "Run Desktop Cleanup Wizard" feature.

Please post questions using the "Ask a Question" link. You'll get faster responses and you can provide feedback on the quality of the answers.

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auto play

by ron_raines399 In reply to I think you mean the Desk ...

sorry for the mistake.

it is not cleanup.

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That should fix it

by nepenthe0 In reply to xp notifications

In the future, when you seek assistance, please post your query to the questions forum, where you will find a broader range of expertise. The discussions forum is just that - a forum for the exchange of ideas on a particular topic.

Glad to be of help.

Rick/Portland, OR

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