Script rules in AppLocker

Applies to

  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server

This topic describes the file formats and available default rules for the script rule collection.

AppLocker defines script rules to include only the following file formats:

  • .ps1
  • .bat
  • .cmd
  • .vbs
  • .js

The following table lists the default rules that are available for the script rule collection.

Purpose Name User Rule condition type
Allows members of the local Administrators group to run all scripts (Default Rule) All scripts BUILTIN\Administrators Path: *
Allow all users to run scripts in the Windows folder (Default Rule) All scripts located in the Windows folder Everyone Path: %windir%*
Allow all users to run scripts in the Program Files folder (Default Rule) All scripts located in the Program Files folder Everyone Path: %programfiles%*