A music CD does not open in my assigned default app Solved

  1.    26 Jan 2017 #1

    A music CD does not open in my assigned default app

    I have Win 10 Home Pro.

    Isusue: When I'm playing a music CD, the CD does not open with the required app.

    Scenario: With no music apps running, insert a CD in the drive. The CD opens with Windows Media Player. This is despite the fact that iTunes is set as my default music player.

    Info: If iTunes is currently active, a new CD opens in iTunes - not WMP.

    I found two options in Control Panel which associate files and apps:

    Select a music app, then assign file extensions to that file:
    Control Panel > Default Programs > Set your default program
    Select iTunes.The current setting is "Set this program for all files that it can open as default"

    Select a file extension(s), then assign a music app to that extension:
    Control Panel > Default Programs > Associate a file type or protocol with a program
    Select .CDA, which is the file type on the CD.
    The current setting is iTunes.

    I would be grateful for any assistance.

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  2.    26 Jan 2017 #2

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    Hi, try autoplay settings.
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  3.    26 Jan 2017 #3

    dalchina said: View Post
    Hi, try autoplay settings.

    That worked fine. Thanks.
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  4.    26 Jan 2017 #4

    Good- you're fortunate autoplay is actually behaving properly.
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  5.    26 Jan 2017 #5

    dalchina said: View Post
    Good- you're fortunate autoplay is actually behaving properly.

    Now, now
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