An inf will only open an executable. Which is a b... because if you could simply click on the index html file then the default browser would start with this as the file. I can send you an executable that finds the browser and starts the index file if you like. We use it on our CD's. Alternatively use the flash executable to start a flash file that opens the index file. -----Original Message----- From: Kevin [mailto:krr at ix.netcom.com] Sent: Monday, June 25, 2001 2:52 PM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: re: [thelist] .bat file for auto running CD > Message: 11 > From: "Kevin" <krr at ix.netcom.com> > To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org> > Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2001 15:24:12 -0700 > charset="iso-8859-1" > Subject: [thelist] .bat file for auto running CD > Reply-To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > > I used to have a collection of .bat files I used to auto run my CD's. > > They were simple enough, Just a pointer to the file in question > and one additional file bundled in to make the whole thing work. > > Looking around the web I can't seem to hit the search word combination > so that I can find them again. > > Can you advise > I would also like to add the one line to the file so that it specifically > loads IE instead of the users default browser. Is this possible? > > Thank You > Kevin I quoted the wrong file for auto spinning CD's What I was looking for was an .inf file and a 32bit utility used for such purposes. The information I was looking for is as follows. I'll quote it as a tip, for anyone else that might be interested. I would like to take this one step further however! I want the .inf file to open a specific application. That is to say I want the Cd-rom to open IE instead of the users default browser. Is this possible? Before any of you start pointing out security considerations I would point out that this is a predetermined audience and IE 5+ have specific tools that are needed. Thank You Kevin ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <tip> Launch Tools - 32bit http://www.ded.com/nonags/launch32.html#Runshell Updated: Jan 01, 2001 Homepage: Author: John Krutsch Description: Runshell opens other programs with its associated program quickly and easily. It was originally designed for use with presentations that where run from CD's. When you use it with an autorun.inf file you can have any file autorun not just .exe's. You can choose to autorun web pages, powerpoint presentations, spreadsheets, or even plain old documents. A typical auto.inf file that uses runshell would look like this: OPEN=RUNSHELL.EXE yourFile.ext ICON=YOURICON.ICO Where yourFile.ext is any file. Depending on its file extension the machine should open the file with its associated application. I tested this on .txt, .htm, .ppt, .doc, .xls, .mdb and a bunch of others and it worked slick. If you don't specify a file to open in the command line argument, or if the path is not valid, runshell simply ignores your request and turns itself off. </tip> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ --------------------------------------- For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !