Autorun Update

Microsoft is now pushing out Autorun Update from their Automatic Updates repository. This means that home and SOHO users who are patching their machines from Microsoft, without benefit of WSUS or other management platforms, will have their Autoplay restricted to CDs and DVDs. Since the autoplay of USB keys and other volumes was being badly abused by malware, this is a good thing – just keep it in mind for when your less computer savvy friends call to ask why they aren’t getting that neat popup menu any more when they put in the SD card from their camera.

This update affects WinXP and newer systems.

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