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  • noun computing Any feature that runs a program, etc. automatically.

Etymologies

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auto- +‎ run

Examples

  • The Conficker virus can be spread by USB sticks especially if the system it plugs into has the 'autorun' feature enabled, which will run any executables - such as the virus - when the stick is plugged in.

    The most recent articles from Computing

  • The Conficker virus can be spread by USB sticks especially if the system it plugs into has the 'autorun' feature enabled, which will run any executables - such as the virus - when the stick is plugged in.

    The most recent articles from Computing

  • The Conficker virus can be spread by USB sticks especially if the system it plugs into has the 'autorun' feature enabled, which will run any executables - such as the virus - when the stick is plugged in.

    The most recent articles from Computing

  • The Conficker virus can be spread by USB sticks especially if the system it plugs into has the 'autorun' feature enabled, which will run any executables - such as the virus - when the stick is plugged in.

    The most recent articles from Computing

  • Once you have a working operating system however, and you want to install some extra software off a CD / DVD, the easiest thing to do is simply declare the install CD / DVD a 'shared folder' - you can't use 'autorun', but you just navigate over and find the setup. exe or install. msi and go from there!

    MacWindows

  • Clickfree's Transformer cable contains their backup and restore software, and uses the "autorun" feature of Microsoft Windows to automatically launch their backup / restore whenever the device is connected to your PC.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Clickfree's Transformer cable contains their backup and restore software, and uses the "autorun" feature of Microsoft Windows to automatically launch their backup / restore whenever the device is connected to your PC.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Clickfree's Transformer cable contains their backup and restore software, and uses the "autorun" feature of Microsoft Windows to automatically launch their backup / restore whenever the device is connected to your PC.

    gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

  • How you could "in theory" install malicious software on a USB drive then have 'autorun' in windows install it automatically when plugged into a PC.

    Francis Shanahan[.com]

  • Clickfree's Transformer cable contains their backup and restore software, and uses the "autorun" feature of Microsoft Windows to automatically launch their backup / restore whenever the device is connected to your PC.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

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