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Windows 7: Auto run issues with internal harddrives

09 Dec 2009   #1

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Auto run issues with internal harddrives

This is a weird one.

Installed win 7 64 about a week ago. My partitions are as follows.

Main Hd (sata -western digital raptor 10000):
C: 50 gigs (OS only - 25 free)
D: 75 G (programs -all programs and games)
F: 1 G (System reserved created by instal, not me)

Backup internal HD (ide, old drive form old comp -WD 7500)
G: Slave (videos, music, backups, stuff I don't use much)
Twice this has happened. Boot up and F: and G: come up in autorun dialogs.

Been looking around the web and everything I found said external HD's and flash drives have had autorun disabled due to a virus that can be run through autorun.
OK, fine.

But why do F: and G:, both internal partitions, one on my main hd and one on my backup hd come up as autorun?

G: was erased and partitioned with Win7

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

Welcome! Try going into Control Panel>Autoplay, and at the bottom is a list of devices. See if the partitions are listed there.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Dec 2009   #3

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Thanks, but no, nothing is listed at the bottom under devices.

I went ahead and chose 'do nothing' for the items that had 'ask me'. (audio, video, mixed...)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

09 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64

That should work. You just won't see the popup when you insert other things, like CDs and thumb drives.
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