XP: Completely Turn Off or Adjust AutoPlay / AutoRun

Posted June 19, 2004 by AlexTheBeast in Windows

If you find autoplay annoying, this recipe descibes how to adjust it.

Some people love autoplay, others hate it. Here is how to adjust it or turn it off.

    1. Navigate to My Computer
    2. Right-click on the floppy, CD, or DVD drive you want to adjust
    3. Select Properties from the context menu that appears
    4. Select the AutoPlay tab
    5. You can select what you want windows to do when a disc is inserted based on the content that is detected on the disc.

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