Autoplay Problem

  peter4076 17:55 27 Nov 04
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I have a desktop 40 gig HDD, the problem is that every now and then the autoplay kicks in and the moving torch is searching what to open a file with ( on this HDD I have music files/ textfiles in fact everything that makes computing interesting, this is all very well, but I might be working on another harddrive, I have other harddrives linked to my computer 4 infact and none of the others do this. The autoplay box offering me different applications to open various files..........I highlight "Take no Action" click apply.........and woila 5 minutes later autoplays moving torch is at it again totally ignoring my command, is their anybody out there who could help solve this annoying nuisance......Your input gratefully excepted.

  peter4076 18:11 27 Nov 04

Hopefully have found a fix on the Microsoft website!! will tick if problem is resolved, but going out at 6.30 for the evening so tomorrow is the day.

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 19:46 27 Nov 04

Have you searched your drive to see if there are any AUTORUN.INF or AUTORUN.* files as if they exist this could be causing what you described.

  peter4076 17:11 28 Nov 04

24 hours later seems to working ( no roving torch )

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