Specify encryption compatibility

This policy setting allows you to specify the encrypted database compatibility.

If you enable this policy setting, the compatibility format specified will be applied during encryption for new files
- Use legacy format
- Use next generation format
- All files save with next generation format

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the default setting, "Use next generation format," will be applied.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista



  1. Use legacy format
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\excel\security\crypto
    Value Namecompatmode
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0
  2. Use next generation format
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\excel\security\crypto
    Value Namecompatmode
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  3. All files save with next generation format
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\excel\security\crypto
    Value Namecompatmode
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2


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