how do i stop itunes from opening when inserting cd?

Discussion in 'OS X' started by bobright, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. macrumors 601

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    i want to rip songs through dbpoweramp for better quality on my iphone -

    but everytime i insert a cd itunes opens how do i disable this?
     
  2. CZK, Nov 22, 2010
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    CZK
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    Mlrollin91

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    System preferences > CD&DVD > Insert Music CD > Ignore..

    Assuming you are on Mac.
     
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    DirtySocks85

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    +1
     
  5. thread starter macrumors 601

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    Whoop forgot to state, I'm on Windows not a Mac
     
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    A N G E L

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    From what I can recall when I used to have a Windows XP desktop (and the same may apply to newer versions of Windows), you insert the CD, go to My Computer, select Autoplay (or Autoplay options if that's there [which I don't think it is, just guesstimating[). In the AutoPlay window, you are given several options as to what you can do with that CD when you insert it. At the bottom of the list, there should be a 'Ignore'/'Do Nothing' kind of option.

    Only thing is, I'm not sure if that will only apply to the current CD or all CDs in general. Give it a shot ;]
     
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    Click Start, Default Programs, Change Autoplay Settings.

    That was hard.
     
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    Interstella5555

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    I'm assuming you know that's not a word, but nice try. Also, there are plenty of people (myself included) that like to have physical copies of our media. Guess that's a little too confusing to understand.
     
  9. macrumors regular

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    You go to the part of the forum that isnt the iphone
     
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    TheDoctor1010

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    Thank You!

    I was just looking for this myself and I thank you. :cool:


     
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    ET iPhone Home

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    It's in Control Panel in Windows. You can disable it. Look somewhere in Power Management. Or look at all the folders that pop out when you open control panel, it's in there.
     

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