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Is there a way to remove or change the order of the options and/or programs that pop up when you plug in a CD, USB stick or the like?

I don't know what it's called exactly, but it's that menu or option dialog that appears when you insert a new CD or a USB stick or some other media and is right on the second when you're determined to click on something else.

I really would wish for the "Open folder and view files" option and some others to be on top, and not buried under a ton of others.

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Hey there! You're looking to deal with XP's "AutoPlay" feature.

Here's some info on using it the 'regular' way.

Additionally, you can change the items in the list via the registry by altering the following keys:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers\

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\EventHandlers\

Here's a bit of info and a utility that may help you out with doing that.

Hope that helps.

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  • Beautiful ! Clear and to the point! – Rook Jul 4 '10 at 22:54

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