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Every time I connect my iPhone, Windows XP pops up a wizard (I think it's called "Microsoft Camera and Scanner Wizard) to retrieve photos - as if it were just a camera. How do I stop this from happening?

Oddly, when I connect my actual digital camera, this wizard doesn't pop up. I'm using cam2pc to unload photos from my camera, and that works fine and no Windows wizard pops up.

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1.) Go to Control Panel.
2.) Scroll to Scanners and Cameras.
3.) Right-click "Apple iPhone" and left-click "Properties" in the popup box.
4.) Within properties window click on the "Events" tab.
5.) Select "Take no action" under "Actions."

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Don't think I'd have found that on my own. I'll try it out and report back - thank you Systech! –  Torben Gundtofte-Bruun Sep 23 '09 at 7:19
    
@torbengb it should work fine –  admintech Sep 23 '09 at 8:44
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Note that this requires plugging in the iPhone in order to see it on the "scanners and cameras" screen, AND requires dismissing the popup before it'll show the Properties tab. –  Ian Varley Oct 8 '09 at 15:59
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For Vista:

Click the link at the bottom of the AutoPlay pop-up "Set AutoPlay defaults in Control Panel" Scroll down to your iPhone and select "Take no action" from the drop down.

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