Policies Editor for Autoplay

Posted: August 18, 2009 in Registry, System Basics, System Tricks

GPEDIT.MSC And Autoplay

A great tweaking file that comes with XP is gpedit.msc. Go to Start -> Run… and then type in ‘gpedit.msc’ and press enter. This is effectively the Policies Editor, and it comes in handy often. For example, if you hate CD autoplay like I do and want to permanently disable it, you can use this tool to do so. Just run gpedit.msc, then go to Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System. In here you can see the value ‘Turn Off Autoplay’. Right-click on it and then click ‘Properties’.

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