Saturday, June 13, 2009

Fight Viruses/Trojans: Disable Autorun in Windows XP

With the proliferation of trojans and viruses that takes advantage of the autorun feature of Windows, it seems only logical to disable the said feature.

Step#1 Open a text editor like Notepad

Step#2 Copy and paste the code below into the empty notepad document
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

Or you can download the file I made: disableAutorun.reg

Step#3 Save the file to your Desktop naming it "disableAutoRun.reg" without the double quotes

Step#4 Go to your desktop and double click on disableAutoRun.reg

Step#5 A confirmation dialog will appear, click on Yes

Step#6 Reboot your computer

Please tell your friends about this blog entry. It will be a big help in our quest for safer computing

Did it work for you? You are welcome to post your comments/questions or better yet, link to this post, blog about it and tell all your friends who might find this post useful.


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