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Windows 7: Devices going to sleep

08 Feb 2010   #1
Richter

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 
Devices going to sleep

Every time I turn my windows 7 to sleep mode (same issue in vista), and then resume after sleep mode, the autoplay for my external hdd comes up. It seems that the hdd disconnects as soon as windows 7 enters sleep mode and when it resumes, the usb connections starts again. Im tired of clicking through two autoplays everytime I resume...


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08 Feb 2010   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Richter View Post
Every time I turn my windows 7 to sleep mode (same issue in vista), and then resume after sleep mode, the autoplay for my external hdd comes up. It seems that the hdd disconnects as soon as windows 7 enters sleep mode and when it resumes, the usb connections starts again. Im tired of clicking through two autoplays everytime I resume...
You could set it off with the Group Policy editor (but not in a Home edition). For details see here.
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08 Feb 2010   #3
Richter

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 

You could turn off autoplay even without the gdedit actually, it is a simple windows option.(start menu, autoplay, disable for all devices)
I don't want to completely turn off autoplay. Is there any way to turn it off for specific devices?
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08 Feb 2010   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I think selective only with gpedit.
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