Turn Off AutoPlay in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng

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    The first thing that we need to do is access the charms menu by moving the mouse cursor to the upper-right corner of the screen.
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    Then, we click "Settings".
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    In "Settings", we need to click "Change PC settings".
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    When a new window opens, we need to click "PC and devices".
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    In the new menu, we need to click "AutoPlay".
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    To turn "AutoPlay" off, we need simply to move the slider to "Off".
    Now, anything that we connect, for example, a removable drive, a memory card, a phone, or anything else, won't do anything at all.
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