Specify the interval to check for definition updates

This policy setting allows you to specify an interval at which to check for definition updates. The time value is represented as the number of hours between update checks. Valid values range from 1 (every hour) to 24 (once per day).

If you enable this setting, checks for definition updates will occur at the interval specified.

If you disable or do not configure this setting, checks for definition updates will occur at the default interval.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Specify the interval to check for definition updates

Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Signature Updates
Value NameSignatureUpdateInterval
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value
Min Value0
Max Value24

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