SamLogic's new Facebook page for
Why does not AutoRun work with my CD
/ DVD drive?
How to add a shortcut to a program
How to create a desktop shortcut
In this issue of our newsletter we present our new
Facebook page that is targeted for our international
customers. In the Facebook page you can read about the latest news and tips about our products,
and related topics. And you are welcome to post comments
or ask your questions. All texts that we post are in
In this newsletter we also explains why AutoRun
sometimes does not work with CD/DVD drives and show you
two tips for shortcuts that is good to know when you
create installations with Visual Installer.
NEW FACEBOOK PAGE
We have a new international
that is targeted for our international customers and
where we will publish information and news related to our products and our company. For example, information about new program versions, tips, articles, white papers.
In our Facebook page you can also ask us questions or
just post comments. Some topics that we cover right now
(in the Facebook page) are:
- How to use SamLogic’s Windows applications on a Mac
- Do you want information about our products in other
- How to use the Picture Gallery in CD-Menu Creator to
- How to create an AutoRun USB flash drive
- Is it possible to create an online installer with
- Updated Visual Installer handles multiple MSI
- How to create newsletters for mobile devices
All texts that we publish are in English. If you want to visit
our Facebook page, click on the link below:
Software's international Facebook page
WHY DOES NOT AUTORUN WORK WITH
MY CD/DVD DRIVE?
Since Windows 95 all versions of Windows has supported
the AutoRun technology. This technology allows programs
and menu interfaces, that are distributed on CDs and
DVDs, to be opened automatically when the disc is
inserted in the computer’s drive.
But sometimes, in some computers, nothing happens when
an AutoRun CD or DVD is inserted in the drive. Or, a
window with the title “AutoPlay” is shown on the screen
with a list with options, and you must click on the
program or menu name to open it. A window similar to
this is shown:
Why is that? Read the answer in this blog post:
does not AutoRun work with my CD / DVD drive?
USB MENU CREATOR - AUTORUN MENUS FOR USB STICKS
USB Menu Creator you can create AutoRun menu interfaces
for USB flash drives. The menus will be opened automatically
when the USB stick is plugged into a USB port in a computer.
From a menu users can run programs, open documents, play
movies, open web pages etc.
USB Menu Creator is a special bundle that contains the following
3 products: CD-Menu Creator, USB AutoRun Creator and Image
Resizer. Click on the link below to read more about the
more about SamLogic USB Menu Creator
ADD A SHORTCUT TO A PROGRAM
Getting Started with Visual Installer tip we showed
how to create a basic setup project that contains one
program file and one text file. If you install a program
file, you probably want to create a shortcut (icon) that
is linked to the file, so when a user clicks on the icon,
the program file is run.
This is very easy done in Visual Installer, and the
following step-by-step tip will show you how to add a
shortcut to a program file:
How to add a shortcut to a program file
CREATE A DESKTOP SHORTCUT
it can be a good idea to add a shortcut to the
end-user's desktop. He/she will then find the program
easier because no scrolling in menus etc. is necessary.
This tip for Visual Installer shows hot to create a
desktop shortcut during an installation:
How to create a desktop shortcut
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contains 5 of our programs.
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