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Group Policy for AutoPlay doesn't lock the AutoPlay settings in Control Panel or the Settings app in Windows 10 Version 1607


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Symptoms

When an administrator sets the Turn off AutoPlay policy in Group Policy, a user can still access the AutoPlay settings in Control Panel and in the Settings app. This behavior is unexpected. Typically, users are locked out of the UI if a policy is controlling the corresponding setting.

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Resolution

This behavior is by design. The Turn off AutoPlay policy takes precedence over any settings change that are made in the AutoPlay UI. 

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More Information

This behavior is standard in Windows 7 and later versions of Windows.

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Article Info
Article ID : 3095138
Revision : 1
Created on : 1/7/2017
Published on : 10/28/2016
Exists online : False
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