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cdplay.exe Process Description:

The process file cdplay.exe is a part of the Multimedia CD-ROM Extras which in turn is a part of the Windows 95 Plus! CD-ROM and WIN95 CD-ROM. The cdplay.exe file is related to these other executable files which are all part of the Windows 95 Plus! CD-ROM: mousep.exe, quikvu.exe, sysmn.exe, dscrpt.exe and policy.exe among others.

The file cdplay.exe is located in C:/Windows and it is a legitimate and core file from Microsoft Corp.'s for their Windows 95 operating system. The cdplay.exe program enables users to play audio CDs in their PC's CD-ROM drive. The process cdplay.exe was developed to address the problem of the computer slowing when a CD is played in the earlier systems of Windows. With the cdplay.exe, the computer does not slow down even if you play a CD and even if you a lot of programs running.

It is vital that the cdplay.exe process be kept running in your system when an audio CD is being played in your CD-ROM Drive. Disabling the cdplay.exe file while the CD-ROM drive is in use will automatically halt operations. It may also cause your system to hang because the cdplay.exe was abnormally shut down.

The extra features found in the Windows 95 Plus! CD-ROM comes in six classifications: Accessories, where the mousep.exe is part of and the Multimedia, where the cdplay.exe process file is part of. The Administration Tools, where sysmn.exe, dscrpt.exe and policy.exe are part of and the Other Utilities where quikvu.exe, a file viewer is part of. Also included are Funstuff which have WIN95 videos and bitmaps and Multilanguage Support which is responsible for word processing and supporting foreign languages.

Be advised that the cdplay.exe process file is created exclusively for Windows 95 operating systems, so it is more primitive than the CD players of Windows 98 operating systems and above. Expect the requirements for the cdplay.exe to be very minimal.

Author: Microsoft Corp..
Author URL:
Part of: Multimedia CD-ROM Extras for Windows 95
System Process: Yes
Application: Yes
Background Process: No
Uses Network: No
Uses Internet: No
Hardware Related: Yes since the cdplay.exe is a component of the Multimedia CD-ROM Extras for Windows 95.
Common Path: C:/Windows


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The General Reason for cdplay.exe Errors:

A common and likely cause for cdplay.exe errors is damage in the Windows program registry - fixing is required to protect against more damage in other applications and/or devices. Dangers include system device failure, blue screen errors and fatal crashes.

Symptoms of cdplay.exe Errors:

Common symptoms from cdplay.exe errors include poor pc performance, excessive software load times, failure loading files, excessive breaks in program procedures, programs exits without giving an error, screen freezing and applications crash.

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