Tag: usb

Disable AutoPlay in Windows Vista

by on Mar.11, 2009, under Windows

Windows Vista’s AutoPlay options are a great improvement over Windows XP in terms of flexibility, but unfortunately there are so many options that it can be confusing, especially since there’s no specific mention of USB Flash drives in the options.
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Disable Autoplay of Audio CDs and USB Drives

by on Mar.11, 2009, under Software, Windows

I find it very annoying when I go home from work and plug my laptop into my external hard drive… The autoplay window always pops up and asks me what I want to do with the files, which may be fine the first time, but definitely isn’t after a year of that.
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WinPrint routes print jobs from DOS to Windows USB printers

by on Mar.05, 2009, under Software, Windows

winprint-sadf-213As much as I’d like it to not be the case, some of my customers still rely on clunky (but functional) DOS applications to manage their businesses. While their applications tend not to change, their hardware does – which invariably leads to problems.

Take printing , example. If your business is stuck with a DOS application and restricts you to a half dozen or so “supported” printers, you may think that you’ll have to use that HP Laserjet IIp forever. DOS isn’t all that fond of printing to USB printers.
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