Windows® 7 USB autoplay
What are the improvements and benefits of using Autoplay in Windows 7?
Windows 7, the latest Operating system, is a fast operating system. You could start your PC very soon as it is very responsive. To provide flexibility to work with this Operating System. many compatible functions and applications are included in Windows 7. Windows 7 is designed in such a way that they are very fast in searching files, folders, applications. Windows 7 gathers all similar type of documents into libraries even if the files are saved in separate folder which in turn would help you to find then quickly. Snap, jumplist, home group, Windows live essential are some of the interesting features of Windows 7 system.
The following are the benefits, consequences and improvements of Autoplay in Windows 7:
Autoplay in Windows 7 would allow you to select the programs which would play music, display photos etc. The autoplay would also provide software response to the hardware actions which are initiated by the users on the system. With the growth of Multimedia, the use of autoplay features has also increased.
While using the autoplay option in Windows 7 there are chances that the system may be infected by viruses. Because in the Autoplay Window there is an option 'Open folder to view files', which might mistakenly prompt users to open it. As a result, malwares would get installed in your PC. Then it would also be difficult for the users to access the software such as Portable apps.com platform and other portable software which they might have installed.
Windows 7 has introduced many changes to autoplay which would keep you from getting exposed to malware like Conflicker, which might get into your PC through USB flash drive and while downloading pictures from SD Card. For that Windows 7 has decided not run the Autorun task in autoplay. Removal of this autorun task would block the propagation methods which are used by these malwares and thereby help you to stay protected.