Disable AutoPlay in Windows 7

When you insert a removable disk like CD/DVD drive, Windows starts the autoplay wizard. Windows searches the removable disk for its contents and suggests an appropriate action as shown in the picture below :

You can disable this feature using the steps below :

  1. Open Start Menu → Control Panel
  2. Goto Hardware and Sound → AutoPlay as shown in the picture below :

  3. In the next window, uncheck the checkbox on the top that says Use Autoplay for all media and devices and click on the Save button on the bottom right corner.

  4. That’s it. Now if you insert a CD/DVD drive, autoplay window will not appear.