Policies (Windows Configuration Designer reference)

This section describes the Policies settings that you can configure in provisioning packages for Windows 10 using Windows Configuration Designer. Each setting below links to its supported values, as documented in the Policy configuration service provider (CSP).

AboveLock

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowActionCenterNotifications Allow Action Center notifications above the device lock screen. X
AllowToasts Allow toast notifications above the device lock screen. X X

Accounts

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowAddingNonMicrosoftAccountManually Whether users can add non-Microsoft email accounts X X
AllowMicrosoftAccountConnection Whether users can use a Microsoft account for non-email-related connection authentication and services X X X
AllowMicrosoftAccountSigninAssistant Disable the Microsoft Account Sign-In Assistant (wlidsvc) NT service X X
DomainNamesForEmailSync List of domains that are allowed to sync email on the devices X X

ApplicationDefaults

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
DefaultAssociationsConfiguration Set default file type and protocol associations X

ApplicationManagement

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowAllTrustedApps Whether non-Microsoft Store apps are allowed X X
AllowAppStoreAutoUpdate Whether automatic update of apps from Microsoft Store is allowed X X
AllowDeveloperUnlock Whether developer unlock of device is allowed X X X X X
AllowGameDVR Whether DVR and broadcasting is allowed X
AllowSharedUserAppData Whether multiple users of the same app can share data X X
AllowStore Whether app store is allowed at device (?) X
ApplicationRestrictions An XML blob that specifies app restrictions, such as an allow list, disallow list, etc. x
RestrictAppDataToSystemVolume Whether app data is restricted to the system drive X X
RestrictAppToSystemVolume Whether the installation of apps is restricted to the system drive X X

Authentication

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowFastReconnect Allows EAP Fast Reconnect from being attempted for EAP Method TLS. X X X X X

BitLocker

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
EncryptionMethod Specify BitLocker drive encryption method and cipher strength X X

Bluetooth

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowAdvertising Whether the device can send out Bluetooth advertisements X X X X X
AllowDiscoverableMode Whether other Bluetooth-enabled devices can discover the device X X X X X
AllowPrepairing Whether to allow specific bundled Bluetooth peripherals to automatically pair with the host device X X X X
AllowPromptedProximalConnections Whether Windows will prompt users when Bluetooth devices that are connectable are in range of the user's device X X X X X
LocalDeviceName Set the local Bluetooth device name X X X X X
ServicesAllowedList Set a list of allowable services and profiles X X X X

Browser

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowAddressBarDropdown Specify whether to allow the address bar drop-down functionality in Microsoft Edge. If you want to minimize network connections from Microsoft Edge to Microsoft services, we recommend disabling this functionality. X
AllowAutofill Specify whether autofill on websites is allowed. X X X X
AllowBrowser Specify whether the browser is allowed on the device. X
AllowConfigurationUpdateForBooksLibrary Specify whether Microsoft Edge can automatically update the configuration data for the Books Library. X
AllowCookies Specify whether cookies are allowed. X X X X
AllowDeveloperTools Specify whether employees can use F12 Developer Tools on Microsoft Edge. X
AllowDoNotTrack Specify whether Do Not Track headers are allowed. X X X X
AllowExtensions Specify whether Microsoft Edge extensions are allowed. X
AllowFlash Specify whether Adobe Flash can run in Microsoft Edge. X
AllowFlashClickToRun Specify whether users must take an action, such as clicking the content or a Click-to-Run button, before seeing content in Adobe Flash. X
AllowInPrivate Specify whether InPrivate browsing is allowed on corporate networks. X X X X
AllowMicrosoftCompatibilityList Specify whether to use the Microsoft compatibility list in Microsoft Edge. X X X
AllowPasswordManager Specify whether saving and managing passwords locally on the device is allowed. X X X X
AllowPopups Specify whether pop-up blocker is allowed or enabled. X X
AllowSearchEngineCustomization Allow search engine customization for MDM-enrolled devices. X
AllowSearchSuggestionsinAddressBar Specify whether search suggestions are allowed in the address bar. X X X X
AllowSmartScreen Specify whether Windows Defender SmartScreen is allowed. X X X X
AlwaysEnableBooksLibrary Always show the Books Library in Microsoft Edge. X
ClearBrowsingDataOnExit Specify whether to clear browsing data when exiting Microsoft Edge. X
ConfigureAdditionalSearchEngines Allows you to add up to 5 addtional search engines for MDM-enrolled devices. X X X
DisableLockdownOfStartPages Specify whether the lockdown on the Start pages is disabled. X
EnableExtendedBooksTelemetry Enable this setting to send additional diagnostic data, on top of the basic diagnostic data, from the Books tab. X
EnterpriseModeSiteList Allow the user to specify a URL of an enterprise site list. X
EnterpriseSiteListServiceUrl This policy (introduced in Windows 10, version 1507) was deprecated in Windows 10, version 1511 by Browser/EnterpriseModeSiteList. X
FirstRunURL Specify the URL that Microsoft Edge will use when it is opened for the first time. X
HomePages Specify your Start pages for MDM-enrolled devices. X
LockdownFavorites Configure whether employees can add, import, sort, or edit the Favorites list in Microsoft Edge. X
PreventAccessToAboutFlagsInMicrosoftEdge Specify whether users can access the about:flags page, which is used to change developer settings and to enable experimental features. X X X
PreventFirstRunPage Specify whether to enable or disable the First Run webpage. X
PreventLiveTileDataCollection Specify whether Microsoft can collect information to create a Live Tile when pinning a site to Start from Microsoft Edge. X X X
PreventSmartScreenPromptOverride Specify whether users can override the Windows Defender SmartScreen Filter warnings about potentially malicious websites. X X X
PreventSmartScreenPromptOverrideForFiles Specify whether users can override the Windows Defender SmartScreen Filter warnings about downloading unverified files. X X X
PreventTabPreloading Prevent Microsoft Edge from starting and loading the Start and New Tab page at Windows startup and each time Microsoft Edge is closed. X
PreventUsingLocalHostIPAddressForWebRTC Specify whether a user's localhost IP address is displayed while making phone calls using the WebRTC protocol. X X X
ProvisionFavorites Configure a default set of favorites which will appear for employees. X
SendIntranetTraffictoInternetExplorer Specify whether to send intranet traffic to Internet Explorer. X
SetDefaultSearchEngine Configure the default search engine for your employees. X X X
ShowMessageWhenOpeningSitesInInternetExplorer Specify whether users should see a full interstitial page in Microsoft Edge when opening sites that are configured to open in Internet Explorer using the Enterprise Site list. X
SyncFavoritesBetweenIEAndMicrosoftEdge Specify whether favorites are kept in sync between Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. X
UseSharedFolderForBooks Specify whether organizations should use a folder shared across users to store books from the Books Library. X

Camera

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowCamera Disable or enable the camera. X X X X

Connectivity

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowBluetooth Allow the user to enable Bluetooth or restrict access. X X X X
AllowCellularData Allow the cellular data channel on the device. X X X
AllowCellularDataRoaming Allow or disallow cellular data roaming on the device. X X X
AllowConnectedDevices Allows IT admins the ability to disable the Connected Devices Platform component. X X X
AllowNFC Allow or disallow near field communication (NFC) on the device. X
AllowUSBConnection Enable USB connection between the device and a computer to sync files with the device or to use developer tools or to deploy or debug applications. X
AllowVPNOverCellular Specify what type of underlyinng connections VPN is allowed to use. X X X
AllowVPNRoamingOverCellular Prevent the device from connecting to VPN when the device roams over cellular networks. X X X
HideCellularConnectionMode Hide the checkbox that lets the user change the connection mode. X X X
HideCellularRoamingOption Hide the dropdown menu that lets the user change the roaming preferences. X X X

CredentialProviders

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
DisableAutomaticReDeploymentCredentials This setting disables the visibility of the credential provider that triggers the PC refresh on a device. This policy does not actually trigger the refresh. The admin user is required to authenticate to trigger the refresh on the target device. The Windows 10 Autopilot Reset feature allows admin to reset devices to a known good managed state while preserving the management enrollment. After the automatic redeployment is triggered the devices are for ready for use by information workers or students. X

Cryptography

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowFipsAlgorithmPolicy Allow or disallow the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) policy. X X
TLSCiperSuites List the Cryptographic Cipher Algorithms allowed for SSL connections. Format is a semicolon delimited list. Last write win. X X

Defender

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowArchiveScanning Allow or disallow scanning of archives. X
AllowBehaviorMonitoring Allow or disallow Windows Defender Behavior Monitoring functionality. X
AllowCloudProtection To best protect your PC, Windows Defender will send information to Microsoft about any problems it finds. Microsoft will analyze that information, learn more about problems affecting you and other customers, and offer improved solutions. X
AllowEmailScanning Allow or disallow scanning of email. X
AllowFullScanOnMappedNetworkDrives Allow or disallow a full scan of mapped network drives. X
AllowFullScanRemovableDriveScanning Allow or disallow a full scan of removable drives. X
AllowIntrusionPreventionSystem Allow or disallow Windows Defender Intrusion Prevention functionality. X
AllowIOAVProtection Allow or disallow Windows Defender IOAVP Protection functionality. X
AllowOnAccessProtection Allow or disallow Windows Defender On Access Protection functionality. X
AllowRealtimeMonitoring Allow or disallow Windows Defender Realtime Monitoring functionality. X
AllowScanningNetworkFiles Allow or disallow scanning of network files. X
AllowScriptScanning Allow or disallow Windows Defender Script Scanning functionality. X
AllowUserUIAccess Allow or disallow user access to the Windows Defender UI. X
AvgCPULoadFactor Represents the average CPU load factor for the Windows Defeder scan (in percent). X
DaysToRetainCleanedMalware Specify time period (in days) that quarantine items will be stored on the system. X
ExcludedExtensions Specify a list of file type extensions to ignore durinng a scan. Separate each file type in the list by using |. X
ExcludedPaths Specify a list of directory paths to ignore during a scan. Separate each path in the list by using |. X
ExcludedProcesses Specify a list of files opened by processes to ignore durinng a scan. Separate each file type in the list by using |. The process itself is not excluded from the scan, but can be excluded by using the Defender/ExcludedPaths policy to exclude its path. X
RealTimeScanDirection Control which sets of files should be monitored. X
ScanParameter Select whether to perform a quick scan or full scan. X
ScheduleQuickScanTime Specify the time of day that Windows Defender quick scan should run. X
ScheduleScanDay Select the day that Windows Defender scan should run. X
ScheduleScanTime Select the time of day that the Windows Defender scan should run. X
SignatureUpdateInterval Specify the interval (in hours) that will be used to check for signatures, so instead of using the ScheduleDay and ScheduleTime the check for new signatures will be set according to the interval. X
SubmitSamplesConsent Checks for the user consent level in Windows Defender to send data. X
ThreatSeverityDefaultAction Specify any valid threat severity levels and the corresponding default action ID to take. X

DeliveryOptimization

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
DOAbsoluteMaxCacheSize Specify the maximum size in GB of Delivery Optimization cache. X
DOAllowVPNPeerCaching Specify whether the device is allowed to participate in Peer Caching while connected via VPN to the domain network. X
DODownloadMode Specify the download method that Delivery Optimization can use in downloads of Windows Updates, apps, and app updates. X
DOGroupId Specify an arbitrary group ID that the device belongs to. X
DOMaxCacheAge Specify the maximum time in seconds that each file is held in the Delivery Optimization cache after downloading successfully. X
DOMaxCacheSize Specify the maximum cache size that Delivery Optimization can utilize, as a percentage of disk size (1-100). X
DOMaxDownloadBandwidth Specify the maximum download bandwidth in kilobytes/second that the device can use across all concurrent download activities using Delivery Optimization. X
DOMaxUploadBandwidth Specify the maximum upload bandwidth in kilobytes/second that a device will use across all concurrent upload activity usinng Delivery Optimization. X
DOMinBackgroundQos Specify the minimum download QoS (Quality of Service or speed) i kilobytes/second for background downloads. X
DOMinBatteryPercentageAllowedToUpload Specify any value between 1 and 100 (in percentage) to allow the device to upload data to LAN and group peers while on battery power. X
DOMinDiskSizeAllowedToPeer Specify the required minimum disk size (capabity in GB) for the device to use Peer Caching. X
DOMinFileSizeToCache Specify the minimum content file size in MB enabled to use Peer Caching. X
DOMinRAMAllowedToPeer Specify the minimum RAM size in GB requried to use Peer Caching. X
DOModifyCacheDrive Specify the drive that Delivery Optimization should use for its cache. X
DOMonthlyUploadDataCap Specify the maximum total bytes in GB that Delivery Optimization is allowed to upload to Internet peers in each calendar month. X
DOPercentageMaxDownloadBandwidth Specify the maximum download bandwidth that Delivery Optimization uses across all concurrent download activities as a percentage of available download bandwidth. X

DeviceGuard

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
EnableVirtualizationBasedSecurity Turns on virtualization based security(VBS) at the next reboot. virtualization based security uses the Windows Hypervisor to provide support for security services. X

DeviceLock

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowIdleReturnWithoutPassword Specify whether the user must input a PIN or password when the device resumes from an idle state. X
AllowScreenTimeoutWhileLockedUserConfig Specify whether to show a user-configurable setting to control the screen timeout while on the lock screen. X
AllowSimpleDevicePassword Specify whether PINs or passwords such as "1111" or "1234" are allowed. For the desktop, it also controls the use of picture passwords. X X X
AlphanumericDevicePasswordRequired Select the type of PIN or password required. X X X
DevicePasswordEnabled Specify whether device password is enabled. X X X
DevicePasswordExpiration Specify when the password expires (in days). X X X
DevicePasswordHistory Specify how many passwords can be stored in the history that can't be reused. X X X
MaxDevicePasswordFailedAttempts Specify the number of authentication failures allowed before the device will be wiped. X X X
MaxInactivityTimeDeviceLock Specify the maximum amount of time (in minutes) allowed after the device is idle that will cause the device to become PIN or password locked. X X X
MinDevicePasswordComplexCharacters Specify the number of complex element types (uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and punctuation) required for a strong PIN or password. X X X
MinDevicePasswordLength Specify the minimum number or characters required in the PIN or password. X X X
ScreenTimeoutWhileLocked Specify the duration in seconds for the screen timeout while on the lock screen. X

DeviceManagement

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
DisableMDMEnrollment Use this setting to prevent the device from enrolling in MDM. X

Experience

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowCopyPaste Specify whether copy and paste is allowed. X
AllowCortana Specify whether Cortana is allowed on the device. X X X
AllowDeviceDiscovery Allow users to turn device discovery on or off in the UI. X X
AllowFindMyDevice Turn on Find my device feature. X X
AllowManualMDMUnenrollment Specify whether the user is allowed to delete the workplace account. X X X
AllowScreenCapture Specify whether screen capture is allowed. X
AllowSIMErrorDialogPromptWhenNoSIM Specify whether to display a dialog prompt when no SIM card is detected. X
AllowSyncMySettings Allow or disallow all Windows sync settings on the device. X X
AllowTailoredExperiencesWithDiagnosticData Prevent Windows from using diagnostic data to provide customized experiences to the user. X
AllowTaskSwitcher Allow or disallow task switching on the device. X
AllowThirdPartySuggestionsInWindowsSpotlight Specify whether to allow app and content suggestions from third-party software publishers in Windows Spotlight. X
AllowVoiceRecording Specify whether voice recording is allowed for apps. X
AllowWindowsConsumerFeatures Turn on experiences that are typically for consumers only, such as Start suggetions, membership notifications, post-OOBE app install, and redirect tiles. X
AllowWindowsSpotlight Specify whether to turn off all Windows Spotlight features at once. X
AllowWindowsSpotlightOnActionCenter Prevent Windows Spotlight notifications from being displayed in the Action Center. X
AllowWindowsSpotlightWindowsWelcomeExperience Turn off the Windows Spotlight Windows welcome experience feature. X
AllowWindowsTips Enable or disable Windows Tips. X
ConfigureWindowsSpotlightOnLockScreen Specify whether Spotlight should be used on the user's lock screen. X

ExploitGuard

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
ExploitProtectionSettings See the explanation of ExploitProtectionSettings in the Policy CSP for instructions. In the ExploitProtectionSettings field, you can enter a path (local, UNC, or URI) to the mitigation options config, or you can enter the XML for the config. X X

Games

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowAdvancedGamingServices Currently not supported. X

KioskBrowser

These settings apply to the Kiosk Browser app available in Microsoft Store. For more information, see Guidelines for web browsers.

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
BlockedUrlExceptions List of exceptions to the blocked website URLs (with wildcard support). This is used to configure URLs kiosk browsers are allowed to navigate to, which are a subset of the blocked URLs. X
BlockedUrls List of blocked website URLs (with wildcard support). This is used to configure blocked URLs kiosk browsers cannot navigate to. X
DefaultURL Configures the default URL kiosk browsers to navigate on launch and restart. X
EnableHomeButton Enable/disable kiosk browser's home button. X
EnableNavigationButtons Enable/disable kiosk browser's navigation buttons (forward/back). X
RestartOnIdleTime Amount of time in minutes the session is idle until the kiosk browser restarts in a fresh state. The value is an int 1-1440 that specifies the amount of minutes the session is idle until the kiosk browser restarts in a fresh state. The default value is empty which means there is no idle timeout within the kiosk browser. X

Location

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
EnableLocation Configure whether the the Location Service's Device Switch is enabled or disabled for the device. X X

Privacy

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowAutoAcceptPairingAndPrivacyConsentPrompts Allow or disallow the automatic acceptance of the pairing and privacy user consent dialog boxes when launching apps. X
AllowInputPersonalization Allow the use of cloud-based speech services for Cortana, dictation, or Store apps. X X X
Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowCloudSearch Allow search and Cortana to search cloud sources like OneDrive and SharePoint. T X X
AllowCortanaInAAD This specifies whether the Cortana consent page can appear in the Azure Active Directory (AAD) device out-of-box-experience (OOBE) flow. X
AllowIndexingEncryptedStoresOrItems Allow or disallow the indexing of items. X X
AllowSearchToUseLocation Specify whether search can use location information. X X X
AllowUsingDiacritics Allow the use of diacritics. X X
AllowWindowsIndexer The indexer provides fast file, email, and web history search for apps and system components including Cortana, Outlook, file explorer, and Edge. To do this, it requires access to the file system and app data stores such as Outlook OST files.
- Off setting disables Windows indexer
- EnterpriseSecure setting stops the indexer from indexing encrypted files or stores, and is recommended for enterprises using Windows Information Protection (WIP)
- Enterprise setting reduces potential network loads for enterprises
- Standard setting is appropriate for consuemrs
X X
AlwaysUseAutoLangDetection Specify whether to always use automatic language detection when indexing content and properties. X X
DisableBackoff If enabled, the search indexer backoff feature will be disabled. X X
DisableRemovableDriveIndexing Configure whether locations on removable drives can be added to libraries. X X
PreventIndexingLowDiskSpaceMB Prevent indexing from continuing after less than the specified amount of hard drive space is left on the same drive as the index location. X X
PreventRemoteQueries If enabled, clients will be unable to query this device's index remotely. X X
SafeSearchPermissions Specify the level of safe search (filtering adult content) required. X

Security

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowAddProvisioningPackage Specify whether to allow installation of provisioning packages. X X X X
AllowManualRootCertificateInstallation Specify whether the user is allowed to manually install root and intermediate CA certificates. X
AllowRemoveProvisioningPackage Specify whether removal of provisioning packages is allowed. X X X X
AntiTheftMode Allow or disallow Anti Theft Mode on the device. X
RequireDeviceEncryption Specify whether encryption is required. X X X X X
RequireProvisioningPackageSignature Specify whether provisioning packages must have a certificate signed by a device-trusted authority. X X X X
RequireRetrieveHealthCertificateOnBoot Specify whether to retrieve and post TCG Boot logs, and get or cache an encrypted or signed Health Attestation Report from the Microsoft Health Attestation Service when a device boots or reboots. X X

Settings

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowAutoPlay Allow the user to change AutoPlay settings. X
AllowDataSense Allow the user to change Data Sense settings. X
AllowVPN Allow the user to change VPN settings. X X
ConfigureTaskbarCalendar Configure the default setting for showing additional calendars (besides the default calendar for the locale) in the taskbar clock and calendar flyout. X
PageVisiblityList Allows IT admins to prevent specific pages in the System Settings app from being visible or accessible. Pages are identified by a shortened version of their already published URIs, which is the URI minus the "ms-settings:" prefix. For example, if the URI for a settings page is "ms-settings:foo", the page identifier used in the policy will be just "foo". Multiple page identifiers are separated by semicolons. X

Start

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowPinnedFolderDocuments Control the visibility of the Documents shortcut on the Start menu. X
AllowPinnedFolderDownloads Control the visibility of the Downloadds shortcut on the Start menu. X
AllowPinnedFolderFileExplorer Control the visibility of the File Explorer shortcut on the Start menu. X
AllowPinnedFolderHomeGroup Control the visibility of the Home Group shortcut on the Start menu. X
AllowPinnedFolderMusic Control the visibility of the Music shortcut on the Start menu. X
AllowPinnedFolderNetwork Control the visibility of the Network shortcut on the Start menu. X
AllowPinnedFolderPersonalFolder Control the visibility of the Personal Folder shortcut on the Start menu. X
AllowPinnedFolderPictures Control the visibility of the Pictures shortcut on the Start menu. X
AllowPinnedFolderSettings Control the visibility of the Settings shortcut on the Start menu. X
AllowPinnedFolderVideos Control the visibility of the Videos shortcut on the Start menu. X
DisableContextMenus Prevent context menus from being invoked in the Start menu. X
ForceStartSize Force the size of the Start screen. X
HideAppList Collapse or remove the all apps list. X
HideChangeAccountSettings Hide Change account settings from appearing in the user tile. X
HideFrequentlyUsedApps Hide Most used section of Start. X
HideHibernate Prevent Hibernate option from appearing in the Power button. X
HideLock Prevent Lock from appearing in the user tile. X
HidePeopleBar Remove the people icon from the taskbar, as well as the corresponding settings toggle. It also prevents users from pinning people to the taskbar. X
HidePowerButton Hide the Power button. X
HideRecentJumplists Hide jumplists of recently opened items. X
HideRecentlyAddedApps Hide Recently added section of Start. X
HideRestart Prevent Restart and Update and restart from appearing in the Power button. X
HideShutDown Prevent Shut down and Update and shut down from appearing in the Power button. X
HideSignOut Prevent Sign out from appearing in the user tile. X
HideSleep Prevent Sleep from appearing in the Power button. X
HideSwitchAccount Prevent Switch account from appearing in the user tile. X
HideUserTile Hide the user tile. X
ImportEdgeAssets Import Edge assets for secondary tiles. For more information, see Add image for secondary Microsoft Edge tiles. X
NoPinningToTaskbar Prevent users from pinning and unpinning apps on the taskbar. X
StartLayout Apply a custom Start layout. For more information, see Customize Windows 10 Start and taskbar with provisioning packages X

System

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowBuildPreview Specify whether users can access the Insider build controls in the Advanced Options for Windows Update. X X
AllowEmbeddedMode Specify whether to set general purpose device to be in embedded mode. X X X X
AllowExperimentation Determine the level that Microsoft can experiment with the product to study user preferences or device behavior. X X
AllowLocation Specify whether to allow app access to the Location service. X X X X X
AllowStorageCard Specify whether the user is allowed to use the storage card for device storage. X X X X
AllowTelemetry Allow the device to send diagnostic and usage data. X X X
AllowUserToResetPhone Allow the user to factory reset the phone. X X
ConfigureTelemetryOptInChangeNotification This policy setting determines whether a device shows notifications about telemetry levels to people on first sign-in or when changes occur in Settings. X X
ConfigureTelemetryOptInSettingsUx This policy setting determines whether people can change their own telemetry levels in Settings X X
DisableOneDriveFileSync Prevent apps and features from working with files on OneDrive. X
LimitEnhancedDiagnosticDataWindowsAnalytics This policy setting, in combination with the System/AllowTelemetry policy setting, enables organizations to send Microsoft a specific set of diagnostic data for IT insights via Windows Analytics services. To enable this behavior you must enable this policy setting, and set Allow Telemetry to level 2 (Enhanced). When you configure these policy settings, a basic level of diagnostic data plus additional events that are required for Windows Analytics are sent to Microsoft. These events are documented in Windows 10, version 1703 basic level Windows diagnostic events and fields. Enabling enhanced diagnostic data in the System/AllowTelemetry policy in combination with not configuring this policy will also send the required events for Windows Analytics, plus additional enhanced level diagnostic data. This setting has no effect on computers configured to send full, basic or security level diagnostic data to Microsoft. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, then the level of diagnostic data sent to Microsoft is determined by the System/AllowTelemetry policy. X X

TextInput

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowIMELogging Allow the user to turn on and off the logging for incorrect conversion and saving auto-tuning result to a file and history-based predictive input. X
AllowIMENetworkAccess Allow the user to turn on Open Extended Dictionary, Internet search integration, or cloud candidate features to provide input suggestions that do not exist in the device's local dictionary. X
AllowInputPanel Disable the touch/handwriting keyboard. X
AllowJapaneseIMESurrogatePairCharacters Allow the Japanese IME surrogate pair characters. X
AllowJapaneseIVSCharacters Allow Japanese Ideographic Variation Sequence (IVS) characters. X
AllJapaneseNonPublishingStandardGlyph All the Japanese non-publishing standard glyph. X
AllowJapaneseUserDictionary Allow the Japanese user dictionary. X
AllowKeyboardTextSuggestions Specify whether text prediction is enabled or disabled for the on-screen keyboard, touch keyboard, and handwriting recognition tool. X
AllowLanguageFeaturesUninstall All language features to be uninstalled. X
AllowUserInputsFromMiracastRecevier Do not use. Instead, use WirelessDisplay/AllowUserInputFromWirelessDisplayReceiver
ExcludeJapaneseIMEExceptISO208 Allow users to restrict character code range of conversion by setting the character filter. X
ExcludeJapaneseIMEExceptISO208andEUDC Allow users to restrict character code range of conversion by setting the character filter. X
ExcludeJapaneseIMEExceptShiftJIS Allow users to restrict character code range of conversion by setting the character filter. X

TimeLanguageSettings

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowSet24HourClock Configure the default clock setting to be the 24 hour format. X

Update

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
ActiveHoursEnd Use with Update/ActiveHoursStart to manage the range of active hours where update rboots are not scheduled. X X X X
ActiveHoursMaxRange Specify the maximum active hours range. X X X X
ActiveHoursStart Use with Update/ActiveHoursEnd to manage the range of active hours where update reboots are not scheduled. X X X X
AllowautoUpdate Configure automatic update behavior to scan, download, and install updates. X X X X X
AllowAutoWindowsUpdateDownloadOverMeteredNetwork Option to download updates automatically over metered connections (off by default). Enter 0 for not allowed, or 1 for allowed. X X X X
AllowMUUpdateService Manage whether to scan for app updates from Microsoft Update. X X X X X
AllowNonMicrosoftSignedUpdate Manage whether Automatic Updates accepts updates signed by entities other than Microsoft when the update is found at the UpdateServiceUrl location. X X X X
AllowUpdateService Specify whether the device can use Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), or Microsoft Store. X X X X X
AutoRestartDeadlinePeriodInDays Specify number of days (between 2 and 30) after which a forced restart will occur outside of active hours when restart is pending. X X X X
AutoRestartNotificationSchedule Specify the period for auto-restart reminder notifications. X X X X
AutoRestartRequiredNotificationDismissal Specify the method by which the auto-restart required notification is dismissed. X X X X
BranchReadinessLevel Select which branch a device receives their updates from. X X X X X
DeferFeatureUpdatesPeriodInDays Defer Feature Updates for the specified number of days. X X X X
DeferQualityUpdatesPeriodInDays Defer Quality Updates for the specified number of days. X X X X
DeferUpdatePeriod Specify update delays for up to 4 weeks. X X X X X
DeferUpgradePeriod Specify upgrade delays for up to 8 months. X X X X X
DetectionFrequency Specify the frequency to scan for updates, from every 1-22 hours. X X X X X
DisableDualScan Do not allow update deferral policies to cause scans against Windows Update. X X X X
EngagedRestartDeadline Specify the deadline in days before automatically scheduling and executing a pending restart outside of active hours. X X X X
EngagedRestartSnoozeSchedule Specify the number of days a user can snooze Engaged restart reminder notifications. X X X X
EngagedRestartTransitionSchedule Specify the timing before transitioning from Auto restarts scheduled outside of active hours to Engaged restart, which requires the user to schedule. X X X X
FillEmptyContentUrls Allow Windows Update Agent to determine the download URL when it is missing from the metadata. X X X X
ManagePreviewBuilds Use to enable or disable preview builds. X X X X X
PhoneUpdateRestrictions Deprecated X
RequireDeferUpgrade Configure device to receive updates from Current Branch for Business (CBB). X X X X X
ScheduledInstallDay Schedule the day for update installation. X X X X X
ScheduledInstallEveryWeek To schedule update installation every week, set the value as 1. X X X X X
ScheduledInstallFirstWeek To schedule update installation the first week of the month, see the value as 1. X X X X X
ScheduledInstallFourthWeek To schedule update installation the fourth week of the month, see the value as 1. X X X X X
ScheduledInstallSecondWeek To schedule update installation the second week of the month, see the value as 1. X X X X X
ScheduledInstallThirdWeek To schedule update installation the third week of the month, see the value as 1. X X X X X
ScheduledInstallTime Schedule the time for update installation. X X X X X
ScheduleImminentRestartWarning Specify the period for auto-restart imminent warning notifications. X X X X
ScheduleRestartWarning Specify the period for auto-restart warning reminder notifications. X X X X
SetAutoRestartNotificationDisable Disable auto-restart notifications for update installations. X X X X
SetEDURestart Skip the check for battery level to ensure that the reboot will happen at ScheduledInstallTime. X X X X
UpdateServiceUrl Configure the device to check for updates from a WSUS server instead of Microsoft Update. X X X X X
UpdateServiceUrlAlternate Specify an alternate intranet server to host updates from Microsoft Update. X X X X X

WiFi

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowAutoConnectToWiFiSenseHotspots Allow the device to connect automatically to Wi-Fi hotspots. X X
AllowInternetSharing Allow Internet sharing. X X
AllowManualWiFiConfiguration Allow connecting to Wi-Fi outside of MDM server-installed networks. X
AllowWiFi Allow Wi-Fi connections. X
WLANScanMode Configure the WLAN scanning behavior and how aggressively devices should be actively scanning for Wi-Fi networks to get devices connected. X X X X X

WindowsInkWorkspace

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowSuggestedAppsInWindowsInkWorkspace Show recommended app suggestions in the ink workspace. X
AllowWindowsInkWorkspace Specify whether to allow the user to access the ink workspace. X

WindowsLogon

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
HideFastUserSwitching Hide the Switch account button on the sign-in screen, Start, and the Task Manager. X

WirelessDisplay

Setting Description Desktop editions Mobile editions Surface Hub HoloLens IoT Core
AllowUserInputFromWirelessDisplayReceiver This policy controls whether or not the wireless display can send input (keyboard, mouse, pen, and touch, dependent upon display support) back to the source device. For example, a Surface Laptop is projecting wirelessly to a Surface Hub. If input from the wireless display receiver is allowed, users can draw with a pen on the Surface Hub. X X