How to turn off autoplay Windows 7 for USB flash drives.Some may want to turn off the USB auto play so that when a USB device is connected the auto pop-up window doesn’t appear.Â I don’t mind the pop-up window as it usually defaults to the area or program I’m trying to get into anyway, but for some, I could see the frustration.Â So on that note, here is a quick USB tutorial on how to turn off the USB auto run function. First, click START > RUN and type in gpedit.mscÂ then click RUN.
Next you’ll want to navigate to the location shown below.Â That would be: Computer Configuration > Admin Templates > Windows ComponentsÂ Once there you would double click Windows Components
That will take you to the following area where we can select the menu to edit the USB autorun functions.Â Double click the AutoPlay Policies
Next select the Turn Off Autoplay by double clicking it. Continue Reading