Hard Disk Drives Problem – Auto Play Instead Of Open – Easy Solution

by on May 12th, 2008

If u right click at any of your disk drives, at the top option it appear Autoplay. You can change the Autoplay to open by following these steps:


  1. Double click on My computer on Desktop,
    Choose Tool and select “Folder options
    Click on “View” tab select “Show Hidden files and folders” and uncheck “Hide Extention….
    And “Hide protected operating system file” (these selections are important to find the files you need to delete)
    Click “OK
  2. Open Windows Task Manager (ctrl-alt-del) and select the “Processes” tab
    Click on “name” to sort File
    Find “wscript.exe” and click on “End Process” (if there is more than one process with that name you have to end all of them)
    Close the “Task Manager”
  3. Then you will click on Start and select “Search” and search for “autorun.inf” (Search the computer).
    you will then delete all the files that contain the text MS32DLL.dll.vbs (the virus) by pressing:
    SHIFT + DELETE. (There of course should not be Autorun.inf in the C root).
  4. You will also delete the virus from the system (C:\WINDOWS\ MS32DLL.dll.vbs) by pressing:
  5. Next step is to edit the Registry (Like always you have to be very careful for the registry tools. Take backup first. Some mistake there can crash your PC’s operating system).
  6. First, click on “Start” and select “Run” and type in “Regedit” and press “Enter”.
    Select HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE –> Software –>Microsoft –>Windows –> Current Version –> Run.
    Find there “MS32DLL” and delete that entry.
  7. Then select HKEY_CURRENT_USER –> Software –> Microsoft –> Internet Explorer –> Main.
    There you find “Window TitleHacked by Godzilla” and you should delete that entry.
    You can close the registry editor now.
  8. Next you will click on Start –> Run and type in “gpedit.msc” and press “Enter”.
    It will open “Group Policy Editor”.
    There you will select User Configuration –> Administrative Templates –> System –> and there you will double click on “Turn Off Autoplay
  9. in the window there you should select “Enabled” and select “All drives”.
  10. Next you will click on Start –> Run and type “msconfig” and press “Enter”.
    It will open “System Configuration Utility”.
    Click on “Startup” tab
    Find the file MS32DLL, choose Enable All, then uncheck “MS32DLL
    Click Apply then OK to close.
  11. Exit the “System Configuration Utility” and select “Exit Without Restart” when prompt.
  12. After this you double click on My Computer and select “Tools” and “Folder Options” and “View” tab to change  these back.
    Select “Hide Extention…” and “Hide protected operating system files” and “Don’t show hidden files and folders”.
  13. Empty the “Recycle bin” and “Restart” your computer.

2 Reviews

  1. Hiroshi says:

    Well it seems like huge work, yeah! But there are already available tools to fix these problems now. i.e. Anti-Brontok tool from BitDefender or Smart Anti virus Tool from Technize.com. Otherwise its always good to do it manually to be sure what had been done.

  2. Dexter says: