Disable Autorun/Autoplay

Program (Free)

The Disable Autorun/Autoplay is a free utility to enable you to turn on or turn off the Autorun feature of Windows, simple to use very much. Online help will be available on disableautorun.com, please remember that you must restart your computer to apply any changes. This program can work with Windows XP/Vista/2003/2008 and Windows 7 (both x86 and x64 systems).

Here's what this program can do for you:

  1. Disables AutoRun on drives of unknown type
  2. Disables AutoRun on removable drives
  3. Disables AutoRun on fixed drives
  4. Disables AutoRun on network drives
  5. Disables AutoRun on CD-ROM drives
  6. Disables AutoRun on RAM disks
  7. Disables AutoRun on all kinds of drives
Note: this program must be run with administrator privileges, or you can right click the program and click "Run As Administrator" to run this program.


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Supported Microsoft Windows Operating Systems:


Why need disable Autorun?

AutoRun and the companion feature AutoPlay are components of the Microsoft Windows operating system that dictate what actions the system takes when a drive is mounted. One file named "Autorun.inf" is the primary instruction file associated with the Autorun function.

There are many situations where AutoRun may need to be temporarily or persistently disabled. For example:

Contact me

If you are having a question or a technical problem with The Disable Autorun/Autoplay, such as OS questions, error messages or other issues, please send an email to help(dot)info [at] disableautorun.com. Note that due to time constraints, I'm not able to answer all questions via email.

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