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#1 Orleon

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Posted 31 August 2015 - 02:16 PM

I recently bought some EMTEC flash drives.  Before loading any files to them, every flash drive I've ever had before has been blank with nothing listed, but on these I see that there are some listed items:

 

autorun (Setup Information)

EMTEC.icns

EMTEC Icon

pmp_usb (Configuration settings)

 

Are these on all flash drives, unlisted?  Should they be left on, or can they be deleted?

 

 

 

 



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#2 masterthemachines

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Posted 31 August 2015 - 03:07 PM

Hello there, 

 

When a CD/DVD disc is inserted or a USB drive is connected to your system, Windows looks in the root directory of the new disc or drive for a file named autorun. If found, Windows executes the instructions (keys) in that file. 

 

There is no harm in leaving these files in your Flash Drive. 

http://www.samlogic.net/articles/autorun-usb-flash-drive.htm

 

Hope this helps! 






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