Disable Magic Jack’s Auto Run

March 6, 2011

If you do not want the Magic Jack software to auto run each time you plug in the device here are a few methods that may give you the desired result:

Method One:

  • Click Start
  • Type autorun and hit Enter
  • Uncheck Use AutoPlay for all media and devices
  • Click Save

Note: This method will have the side effect of disabling autorun system wide.

Method Two:

  • Open My Computer
  • Look for the second Magic Jack drive (labeled Phone) and Open it
  • Right Click autorun.inf and ensure Read Only is unchecked
  • Rename autorun.inf to autorun.inf.bak
  • Close the drive

Now when you want to launch the software just double click the icon for the first Magic Jack drive in your My Computer or make a shortcut to it on your desktop.

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