SidebarOnByDefault

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista

Warning

This setting is deprecated and should not be used.
By default, the Sidebar is not available in Windows® 8.

SidebarOnByDefault specifies whether the Sidebar is on by default.

Values

true

Specifies that the Sidebar is on by default. This is the default value.

false

Specifies that the Sidebar is not on by default.

Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-Sidebar | SidebarOnByDefault

Valid Configuration Passes

oobeSystem

Applies To

Windows Vista® editions only. For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Sidebar.

XML Example

The following sample XML output shows how to specify that the gadget toolbar is not on by default.

<SidebarOnByDefault>false</SidebarOnByDefault>

See Also

Concepts

Microsoft-Windows-Sidebar