How to Turn Off Autoplay XP Home for USB Sticks

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

How to turn off auto-play XP home edition for USB flash drives.

Windows XP Home edition requires a different method to turn off the USB auto play function than XP Professional .

It’s not difficult to turn off the USB auto-play, just a couple easy steps.

Note: We are going into the Registry so be careful not to do anything other than what we suggest.

Got to>  START > RUN > type “regedit

Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER
+ software
+ Microsoft
+ Windows
+ CurrentVersion
+ Policies
+ Explorer

**The “+” are the registry hives you must expand.

Now click the + Explorer directory just once so it is blue.  On the right side you will see “NoDriveTrypeAutoRun

Right click that and Select “Modify

turn off usb autoplay xp home

Here you most likely have b5 listed in the “Value data” field.  Simply replace that value with 95.

Click OK.

turn off autoplay usb

Close out of the Registry and reboot your machine.  Done!

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