Windows Disable USB / Floppy / CD Autoplay Feature

Describes how to use the Group Policy Editor to change policy settings in Windows Operating system to disable all drives autoplay feature.


Group Policy is used to define user and computer configurations for groups of users and computer. There is a file called gpedit.msc to configure autoplay. This is useful to avoid viruses and malwares.

Step #1: So click on Start, and then click Run

Step #2: In the Open box, type gpedit.msc, and then click OK.

Step #3: Expand Computer Configuration > System > Turn of Autoplay (make sure you enable on all drives)

Step #4: Quit the group policy editor

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