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Changing Default Settings for Media and Devices

What happens when you plug in your digital camera, flash memory card, or USB flash drive? How about when you insert a music CD? You can choose what happens when different types of devices and media are inserted. In this example, you use the Control Panel to specify what happens when you insert flash memory cards from digital cameras, music CDs, and blank CDs.

  • red-1.jpg From Control Panel, click Programs.
  • red-2.jpg Click Change default settings for media or devices.

  • red-3.jpg Open the Memory card menu.
  • red-4.jpg Click Ask me every time.
  • red-5.jpg Select Play audio CD (Windows Media Player) from the Audio CD menu.
  • red-6.jpg Select Ask me every time from the Blank CD menu.
  • red-7.jpg Click Save.


  • red-8.jpg Insert a flash memory card or drive into your computer’s card reader.

  • red-9.jpg Click or tap the message screen.

  • red-10.jpg Choose the option you prefer from the AutoPlay menu.


  • red-11.jpg Insert a music CD into your computer’s optical drive.

  • red-12.jpg Click Recommended settings.
  • red-13.jpg Click Finish.
  • red-14.jpg The music CD plays automatically.



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