What does autorun do?
A) Starts the operating system from the boot loader
B) Launches a program when a removable storage devices is connected
C) Automatically loads previously closed tabs when a browser is started
D) Starts the cooling fan when the internal temperature reaches a threshold
E) It’s what should happen when you don’t want to exercise
The answer: B) Launches a program when a removable storage devices is connected
Autorun in Windows XP and Windows Vista was found to be a significant security issue. The feature has been disabled in Windows 7 and later.
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