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Autoplay does not work anymore!

By gabblop
Jul 14, 2010
  1. Everything was all right then the autoplay does not work anymore... When I plug the iPod, there is an autorun but not with the CD/DVD. Its been about 1 year now that it does not work. Please help and sorry for my bad english!
     
  2. g4mer

    g4mer TS Maniac Posts: 310

    What OS do you have?
     
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,330   +622

    btw: there are several regedits that are Designed to create this effect.
    It is a means to avoid virus' and other malware that may be lurking on portable media.

    Personally, I have done this intentionally for all CDs and USB devices and this gives me the
    opportunity to Scan the media before anything runs. Finding the Setup.exe or Autorun file
    can then be used to launch the original product startup.
     
  4. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    I did the same, it's disabled on all my machines.
     
  5. gabblop

    gabblop TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 46

    I have Windows XP Professional 32 bit.
     
  6. gabblop

    gabblop TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 46

    So what do you suggest me to do?
     
  7. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

    You might do 2 things

    1. First I'd run the Autoplay repair wizard to restore Autoplay values to system defualts and a known working state

    2. Then i'd install and run tweakui. It will install itself in C:\Windows\system32. Run it. Then in its menu select My Computer->Autoplay->Drives and simply uncheck the boxes to disable autoplay for each of your removable drives. (So tweakui is also easy to reset autoplay if need be on a drive by drive basis)
     
  8. gabblop

    gabblop TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 46

    Well, thanks for all the help but i gave my PC to a friend and formated it and it works well.

    Thanks for the help, it was very appreciated.
     
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