Windows 10: Missing Registry keys for Auto run Solved

  1.    19 May 2017 #1

    Missing Registry keys for Auto run

    I have Windows 10 operating system. For some unknown reason I have no auto run when I insert a CD/DVD into my drive or when using my USB external hard drives and memory sticks.
    I believe I have had something happen to my registry as I think there are keys missing from it. I have tried my hardest to find out on the internet what to do but have not found out anything. Any assistance would be appreciated
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  2. TairikuOkami's Avatar
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    10.6 Home 1809 x64
       19 May 2017 #2

    There are several keys, you can check: NoDriveAutoRun

    This setting is pretty much basic:

    sc config ShellHWDetection start= auto
    reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers" /v "DisableAutoplay" /t REG_DWORD /d "0" /f
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  3. Irene's Avatar
    Posts : 55
    Windows 10 Home (x64) (build 16299.31)
       19 May 2017 #3

    This tutorial might confirm that your settings are in order:
    Turn On or Off AutoPlay in Windows 10
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  4.    21 May 2017 #4

    Hi folks,
    many thanks for your support. However, I searched the internet and worked out my problem before you replies. I was missing two registry keys in my registry. I backed up my registry, did the changes and it now works fine. Of course I have re-backed up my registry with the correct settings.
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  5.    21 May 2017 #5

    Hi chrisatclunes, congratulation!
    I have a similar problem. Could you please tell us where you found out the answer?
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