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    I would appreciate advice as to how to disable autorun.

    My OS is Win 7 Pro 32 bit.

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    ??????
    Autoruns is a standalone non installable application program.
    Run the application, replace all the checkmarks that you may have foolishly removed. Then simply delete the application.
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    @Clint: Rerhaps Roy is referring to the "automatically run/install programs when you insert a CD/DVD"... "Autoplay"?

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    My apologies


    Disable Autorun For Removable Media In Windows 7
    By Aun on Sep 03 2009

    Type "Gpedit.msc" in the Start run box, and then press ENTER.
    Under Computer Configuration, expand Administrative Templates, expand Windows Components, and then click Autoplay Policies.
    In the Details pane, double-click Turn off Autoplay.
    Click Enabled, and then select All drives in the Turn off Autoplay box to disable Autorun on all drives.
    Restart the computer.
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    Roy, here's an easier method.

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    Roadrunner, hello. You wrote : Roy, here's an easier method.

    You beat me to this, much simpler. There are so many options in W-7 that are unknown to the public at large and overlooked. Good on you !

    Jean.

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    Thanks to everyone who replied. I have now disabled Autoplay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean Parrot View Post
    Roadrunner, hello. You wrote : Roy, here's an easier method.

    You beat me to this, much simpler. There are so many options in W-7 that are unknown to the public at large and overlooked. Good on you !

    Jean.
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