Posts Tagged ‘USB’

There are times that it would be nice to mount a drive in Windows and set it to read only to avoid accidentally over writing data on that drive. After some Google searching this is what I found. This will only work on Windows XP sp2 and later and Windows 7. I have not tested […]

Retirement of Autorun

Posted: 4th April 2011 by Babar Shafiq in Security, System Administration
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After a decade of abuse, Autorun is finally being retired in older versions of Windows. Microsoft has finally removed Autorun function from earlier versions of its Windows operating system that has been widely abused by miscreants to surreptitiously install malware on users' computers. Vista/Windows 7 introduces some new features like UAC and improved AutoPlay (aka […]