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Saturday, February 14, 2009

Disable Autoplay

How can you stop Windows XP from launching program CDs?
or prevent virus to run automatically while you plug in your removable disks.
Follow this step to disable autoplay.
· Click Start, click Run, type GPEDIT.MSC to open Group Policy in the Microsoft
Management Console.
· Double-click Computer Configuration, double-click Administrative templates,
double-click System, and then click Turn off autoplay.
· The instructions on your screen describe how to configure this setting. Click
Properties to display the setting dialog.
· Click Enabled, and choose CD-ROM drives, then click OK, to stop CD autoplay.
This setting does not prevent Autoplay for music CDs.

Or you can do other option to disable autoplay
- clik start, run,type "regedit".
- Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
- Add a new key “NoDriveTypeAutoRun” DWord Value
- change key on “NoDriveTypeAutoRun” become “df” (without quote)

Or a simple way to disable autoplay,
when you insert a removable disk or cd, press shift for a a few seconds, till the windows load the removable disk.

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