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AutoPlay: Connecting Disks and Devices

You may not know it by name, but you’ve seen AutoPlay in action. When you insert a CD or DVD, plug in a flash drive, or connect a phone or camera, AutoPlay leaps into action. Either it starts doing something automatically – playing the CD or DVD, perhaps, or copying photos from the phone or camera – or it asks what you’d like to do. The problem is, it might start doing the wrong thing, or it might do nothing at all! In this article, I’ll show you how to set up AutoPlay the way you want it, and explain how to solve the common AutoPlay problems.

Category: Installation & Setup, Issues
Issue: 2019 Issue 8 August
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Article Reference: A798

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