Disable ALL autostart features in Windows XP (pro and home)

by Robert Olovsson [Published on 24 Nov. 2005 / Last Updated on 24 Nov. 2005]

This little trick will disable all autoplay features, eg. CDs, USB-memories etc.

This little trick will disable all autoplay features, eg. CDs, USB-memories etc. Open Regedit and configure the following registry value:

Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer
Value Name: NoDriveTypeAutoRun
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 255 (hex: 0x0ff)

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