Disable Autorun to Avoid Autorun Malware
Let's back up the registry.

Please use the following link and download ERUNT.
ERUNT


  • Double click erunt_setup.exe to begin installation.
  • To install ERUNT, follow the installation prompts.
  • Once the installation has finished, double click the ERUNT icon to begin. Note: If you are asked to give permission for the program to make changes to your computer, click Yes
  • Leave the default location (C:\Windows\ERDNT) as the place to save the backup
  • Make sure that the System registry and Current user registry boxes are ticked.
  • The third option Other open users registries is optional.
  • Press OK to backup and then press YES to create the folder.


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YOU MUST HAVE BACKED UP THE REGISTRY USING ERUNT BEFORE CARRYING OUT THE FOLLOWING STEPS!!

We need to apply a fix to the Registry. To do so, please follow these steps.

  • Press the Windows key + R keys (at the same time)
  • This will open the Run box. In it, type notepad.exe and press Enter
  • In the Notepad window, copy and paste the contents of the Code box below. Make sure everything in the box has been copied

    Code:

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
    "NoDriveTypeAutoRun"=dword:000000ff

    [HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
    "NoDriveTypeAutoRun"=dword:000000ff


  • Go to File and click Save as
  • Make sure that Save as type option is set to All Files
  • Call the file disableautorun.reg and save the file to your Desktop
  • Find the newly created disableautorun.reg file on your Desktop and right-click it
  • Select Merge
  • You will be notified about adding information to the Registry. Please click Yes, and then reboot your computer.