Microsoft Windows Vista has a Auto Play option in the Control Panel section. The option displays a windows as shown below
Using this the users can configure Auto Play feature and they can choose what happens when a media or device is inserted in to the system. Media includes Audio CD, Enhanced audio CD, DVD Movie, HD DVD Movie and others.
The type of options they can choose for Media or Device are
Ask me every time, Take no action, Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer and if it is DVD media type then it lists down options like Play DVD Video using HP DVD Play or Play DVD using Power Cinema e.t.c
This also has a feature to Reset all defaults if the users want to revert to the original system settings.
A good feature to have !!!