The AutoPlay feature that's native to the Windows platform, allows you to set default actions when you Insert media such as USB Drives, Memory Cards, CD/DVDs and so forth. It also allows you to select what to do when executing certain types of media, such as Pictures, Music and Videos. Wouldn't It be nice to have these options readily available via a double-click of the mouse? In this tutorial, I will show you how to create an AutoPlay shortcut on the desktop.
Before I begin, here's what I'm referring to. The traditional way of accessing AutoPlay, Is to open the Run menu, enter Control Panel and then navigate to Hardware and Sound > AutoPlay. It will then open as per the Image below. You can set a number of actions based on your usability.
To simplify the process of having to go through a number of steps to access AutoPlay, I will demonstrate how to create a shortcut, thereby double-clicking It, will Instantly open the menu. The process Is extremely simple, so without further delay, let's get this tutorial started.
Step One:Navigate to your desktop, right-click on a blank area and select New > Shortcut as shown below.
Step Two:Next, In the Type the location of the Item field, enter the following command.
control /name Microsoft.AutoPlay
Then simply hit Next.