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autorun

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Developers, do you really need to autorun programs in Windows?

Just because you install some piece of software doesn't mean you want it running all the time. Applications developers should think twice about helping themselves to starting up.

By June 1, 2012

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Microsoft declares a victory against autorun malware

With new safeguards in place, Microsoft saw 1.3 million fewer infections over three months from autorun, which automatically executes commands when an external device is plugged in.

By June 17, 2011

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Be safer than NASA: Disable autorun

A worm has infected machines on the International Space Station. But a few simple precautions likely could have prevented it.

By August 27, 2008

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Microsoft tightens Windows 7 security for USB drives

Windows 7 won't automatically launch programs using AutoRun when USB drives are inserted, the company says.

By April 28, 2009

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Backing up gets dummy-proof, thanks to new blank discs

Backing up is now much easier with blank discs that have embedded autorun backup software.

By January 22, 2009

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Don't think of it as a "self-extracting archive." Think of it as autorun for cute baby pictures.

Don't think of it as a "self-extracting archive." Think of it as autorun for cute baby pictures.

May 22, 2008