How to Disable Windows Auto-Play

Windows auto-play moves past annoyance into downright dangerous when it auto-installs a virus or trojan horse on your computer from an infected thumb drive or CD. The best way to turn off auto-play is with TweakIU, a free Windows XP addon provided by Microsoft. For detailed instructions, read Ask Leo.

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Feldman, Barbara. "How to Disable Windows Auto-Play." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 25 Mar. 2008. Web. 29 May. 2015. < >.

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