How to Prevent AutoPlay for a Component
Illustrates which registry key must be set to prevent AutoPlay.
To prevent AutoPlay from launching in response to an event, add the following REG_SZ value, as shown in this example.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Explorer AutoplayHandlers CancelAutoplay CLSID 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000
The value is the class identifier (CLSID) that the component that is generating the event is known by in the running object table (ROT). The value has no data.