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Autorun options window contains the same options many times

Hi!
Whenever I connect a device to my laptop that causes the Autorun window to open, I get the same options repeated many times in the list of suggested things to do. See my attachment. How can I get rid of these? Thanks!
IVer Erling Årva, Oslo Repeated options in Autorun box
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
The autoplay handlers are configured here:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows
\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers\

Please have a look, do you see a lot of 'Photoshop' items there?
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xmlmagicianCommented:
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
@xmlmagician - the question is not how to disable autoplay but how to get rid of the multiple 'photoshop' items ;)
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IVerEAuthor Commented:
Yes, I can see a lot of similar entries there. The keys are different, but the contents are the same.

E.g.
Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers\WIA_{12FC42F9-32D4-41BF-9EAC-16EA78A2A06B}
Action: Photoshop
CLSID: {A55803CC-4D53-404c-8557-FD63DBA95D24}
InitCmdLine: /WiaCmd;C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS5 (64 Bit)\Photoshop.exe /StiDevice:%1 /StiEvent:%2;
etc.

Can I just delete them?
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
"Standard Microsoft warning here about using registry editor" :)

You can start by creating a backup of the Handlers key with registry editor in case something goes wrong. Then delete one of the keys and test if it is working as you would expect. Keep the backup file for future reference. In case you have to restore the handlers, copy/edit the backup file and import the 'Photoshop' keys again.

Let me know if it works.
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IVerEAuthor Commented:
Removing the keys from Registry was not a good idea. After that no Autorun window shows up at all. I have restarted the pc, gone into the maintenance program and reset the values etc, but it's still nott working. Any other ideas?
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xmlmagicianCommented:
did you back up the registry before you changed it? You can use some sort of registry repair tool.
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Restore the backup you made! You did that, right? Did you remove 1 key and test before you removed the rest?
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IVerEAuthor Commented:
No, I went ahead and removed the lot. I have tested other devices, and they work like before. So it's no big deal. Perhaps I could remove the iPhone from the machine and let it discover it again?
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Hi IVerE, yes you can do that, you'd have to uninstall any sync software that is installed, iTunes I presume.  I don't have an iPhone, let me know if you succeed :)
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xmlmagicianCommented:
yes unistalling and installing again should do it. Delete all the setting too
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Did you get your autorun options for your iPhone back?
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xmlmagicianCommented:
i do not think that we will ever find out :)
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