How to disable Autoplay Flash disk in Windows 7

Usually when we plug the flash disk to the computer, or we enter into cdroom cd, then the autoplay window will appear that asks us to open such files or the drive automatically. Of course this could be a gap for entry of virus into the computer when a flash or a cd that had been infected with a virus inserted. It would be very detrimental to us as computer users / owners of computers. Would that every flash is plugged in or the cd is inserted into cdroom our first scan with the antivirus updates. No compromise with the virus, Do not let the virus get into our computer. Better to prevent than cure.

To disable autoplay in Windows 7, the following steps:

  • Go to group policy editor by clicking [start]> [run]> type "gpedit.msc"> [enter]
  • In the computer configuration, select "administrative templates"> [all settings].
  • In the right pane, scroll down and locate the "turn off autoplay".

  • Once found, double click on turn off autoplay. In the window that appears click on the radio button [enable]. And in the options, turn off autoplay on: select "all drives"

  • Click [Apply] and [OK].
  • Do the same on the user configuration. (Numbers 2-5)

Having done the above, each of us plug the flash disk and insert a cd into cdroom, autoplay will not appear again.

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