Prevent Word and Excel from loading managed code extensions

This policy setting allows you to prevent Word and Excel from loading managed code extensions. A Visual Studio Tools for Office customization (managed code extensions) can be attached to an existing Word document or Excel workbook. The document or workbook can be in any file format that is supported by Visual Studio Tools for Office.

If you enable this policy setting, Word and Excel will not load managed code extensions.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, Word and Excel will load managed code extensions automatically.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\common\smart tag
Value Namedisabledocumentassemblies
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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