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Windows 7ís AutoRun Evolution Backported to XP and Vista Through .....
Itís now easier than ever for customers running older Windows releases to increase the security of their platforms by accessing an element of Windows 7ís evolution related to the AutoPlay.
Back in April 2009, long before Windows 7 was released to manufacturing, Microsoft kicked up a notch AutoRun for the operating system in a move designed to thwart malware that was abusing the feature in order to infect computers.
Essentially, starting with that time, Windows 7 AutoPlay no longer supported the AutoRun functionality for non-optical removable media, such as USB drives, although it continued to work for CD and DVDs.
When Windows 7 users insert a USB device into their machines they no longer get the ďInstall or run programĒ option specific of AutoRun, but just the General Options of AutoPlay.
In this regard, any malicious code on the device can no longer launch and compromise a PC by misusing AutoRun.
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