Disable Autorun on Microsoft Windows 7

What is the relationship Conficker with Windows 7? Worm Conficker or Kido or Downadup can spread to the computer via a removable storage device such as USB drives or flash. Meanwhile, Microsoft, Tuesday (28 / 4) and said that his side will change the way of a USB flash drive or system Windows 7 at the latest, version of Release Candidate (RC).

As a result of the changes, Microsoft makes most of flash can not appear automatically display the program using the Windows feature called as Autorun. In a blog posting Microsoft (blogs.technet.com), Microsoft explained that if the infected flash inserted in the machine based on Windows 7, the task Autorun will not be displayed.

While in the other removable media, such as CDs and DVDs can still use the Autorun feature. In addition, several flash ‘smart’ software that has also u3 can still shown as DVD drive, and use the Autorun feature. Changes made to Microsoft this will be shown in the features of Windows 7 RC that plan will be published in the upcoming month of May. Microsoft also plans to make changes in Windows Vista and Windows XP. Autorun functionality in Windows is never be wrong over the spread of malware that comes from the flashdisk.

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