Thursday, September 17, 2009

Microsoft removes AutoRun

Microsoft has finally removed the feature from earlier versions of Windows operating system that was widely accused extent that allowed the installation of malware on users' computers. Characteristic known as AutoRun allows Windows computers to automatically execute certain programs such as media players or immediately after the installer CD, flash drives and other types of media are related. Although these characteristics facilitated the work of users who were exempted from having to open the folder and double click to initiate the desired file, it has also allowed criminals to easily and spread malicious files.

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