JSI Tip 9736. When you add a Windows NT 5.x based computer to a domain, the NoDriveTypeAutoRun Value Name is reset to the default value?

If you had set set the NoDriveTypeAutoRun Value Name by using the registry, adding the computer to an Active Directory domain causes its' data value to be reset to the default:

Windows Server 2003    0x95
Windows XP 0x91
Windows 2000 0x95

This behavior is symptomatic of NOT having the Turn off Autoplay policy, named Disable Autoplay in Windows 2000, Disabled:

1. Start / Run / gpedit.msc / OK.

2. Navigate through User Configuration / Administrative Templates / System.

3. Double-click the Turn off Autoplay policy.

4. Set it to Disabled.

5. Press Apply and OK.



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