Set AutoPlay Defaults in Windows 7

Although I do not find Autoplay to be a useful feature, many do. In this guide, you’ll learn how to set autoplay defaults in Windows 7.

The defaults will save you time as you use media with your PC, by opening your DVD immediately or ripping your CDs without you telling your computer to do so, each time.

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Setting Autoplay Defaults in Windows 7

To set autoplay defaults in Windows7, do the following:

  1. Click the Start button, type auto, and click on Autoplay
  2. When the autoplay screen comes up, select which programs or actions you would like to take for each media type

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  3. When you are finished, click Save

Note: You can always change your settings later.

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