how do i stop itunes from opening when inserting cd?

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  1. bobright 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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  3. Mlrollin91 macrumors 603

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

    Assuming you are on Mac.
     
  4. DirtySocks85 macrumors 65816

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    +1
     
  5. bobright thread starter macrumors 601

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

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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 ;]
     
  7. Bandolier macrumors 6502a

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    Click Start, Default Programs, Change Autoplay Settings.

    That was hard.
     
  8. Interstella5555 macrumors 603

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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. kiantech macrumors regular

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    You go to the part of the forum that isnt the iphone
     
  10. TheDoctor1010 macrumors newbie

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    Thank You!

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


     
  11. ET iPhone Home macrumors 68030

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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.
     
  12. blend96 macrumors newbie

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    Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\AutoPlay believe me this is the answer
    In windows 10 works
    Control Panel > Hardware and sound > autoplay or
    just go to settings and type cd to search field and click first option :)
     
  13. C DM macrumors Nehalem

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    Sounds like 5 years later it's already been figured out.
     
  14. Shirasaki macrumors 601

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    In iTunes settings, general tab? Or the next tab? I don't remember. But there is an option saying "ask to import CD when inserted". Disable it, and done.
     
  15. garrettahughes macrumors newbie

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    Thanks. There is nothing like someone who knows what they are talking about to bring a heated conversation to a quick halt.
     

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