How to Disable Autoplay of USB Drives and CD’s

If you find Windows Autoplay window that always popups and ask you what to do when you insert a USB device or insert a CD or DVD very annoying. Here is a way to simply turn it off.

Open your Group Policy window to configure the “Turn off Autoplay” function of your system. To do this Click on start –> Run –> Type “gpedit.msc“.


Double click on the item called “Turn off Autoplay


Set the radio button to “Enabled” and change the value of “Turn off autoplay on:” to All Drives

Say goodbye to your Autoplay Window 🙂