Media Player Does Not Recognize Multiple CD-ROM Drives

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If you have more than one CD-ROM drive installed, you cannot select the drive you want to use in Media Player to play an audio CD.


Media Player does not recognize multiple CD-ROM drives.


To work around this behavior, use CD Player to play audio CDs. If the AutoRun feature is enabled in Windows NT, CD Player starts automatically when you insert an audio CD. If the AutoRun feature is disabled, you can start CD Player by clicking the Start button, pointing to Programs, pointing to Accessories, pointing to Multimedia, and then clicking CD Player.

For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
ARTICLE-ID: 155763
TITLE : CD Player Seems to Hang with Multiple-CD Changer


Article ID: 155926 - Last Review: October 1, 2013 - Revision: 1.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
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