Resolve the issue when AutoPlay is not working in Windows® 7
What are the tips to resolve the issue when AutoPlay is not working in Windows 7?
AutoPlay is feature of Windows 7, whose function is to discover removable media and devices. The introduction of the feature AutoPlay simplifies the use of peripheral devices like MP3 players, USB storage and memory cards. AutoPlay compatible software and hardware enhance the feature AutoPlay. For all media and devices AutoPlay allows you to set the AutoPlay settings. Thus the AutoPlay might be used to turn on or turn off AutoPlay. For media and other files you can set default program. You might also set default action for a device or type of media. The AutoPlay in Windows 7 is more enhanced and displays a greater set of options, such as Import pictures and videos.
Following points might give users an idea about the tips to fix issues in Windows 7 Operating System:AutoPlay not working
Symptoms of error in AutoPlay
- AutoPlay not working
- Fixing AutoPlay issues
- Symptoms of error in AutoPlay
AutoPlay not working
The AutoPlay in Windows 7 sometimes not work with 64-bit version. The non-functionality of the AutoPlay might be due to the compatibility issue between the 64-bit version of the operating system and Adobe Bridge. By running the Adobe Bridge CS4 in compatibility mode you can resolve this issue. You can initiate the compatibility mode by right clicking the 'Program' shortcut and then select the 'Compatibility' tab from the 'Properties'.
Fixing AutoPlay issues
You can resolve the issue with AutoPlay in Windows 7 by following simple steps. First you need to click on 'Start' and then click on the 'Control panel'. Then select 'Control Panel' by clicking on the arrow in the address bar. You might see option for the AutoPlay at the top of the display screen and then check the 'Use autoplay for all media and devices box'. When the AutoPlay fails, you can resolve the issue by disabling the AutoPlay by clearing this checkbox.
AutoPlay might not prompt the operating system to scan newly inserted or connected media for files such as MP3 and video files. The AutoPlay has options like import pictures and videos and these options might not work properly. The AutoPlay may take time to find a file in your disc.