You can get rid of lot of viruses by turning off the autoplay option for your removable devices. To turn off auto play on your Windows 7 box use the following steps:


  • 1. Go to Run
  • 2. Type GPEDIT.MSC
  • 3. Select COMPUTER CONFIGURATION >> Administrative Templates >> ALL Settings
  • 4. Search for TURN OFF AUTOPLAY. Double click and Select "Enabled" from the radio options. You can also configure for All drives and for Only the CD-ROM and Removable devices.
  • 5. Click "Apply" to apply your changes.


Happy Computing.