Turn off file validation

This policy setting allows you turn off the file validation feature.

If you enable this policy setting, file validation will be turned off.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, file validation will be turned on. Office Binary Documents (97-2003) are checked to see if they conform against the file format schema before they are opened.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\excel\security\filevalidation
Value Nameenableonload
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value0
Disabled Value1

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