Disable Office Backgrounds

This policy setting turns on and off the ability of users to select an Office background.

If you enable this policy setting, users won't see the Office Backgrounds setting in either the Account place or the Options dialog. They also won't have an Office Background applied to the upper right of their Office applications.

If you disable or don't configure this policy setting, users will see the Office Backgrounds setting in the Account place and in the Options dialog, and they will have an Office Background applied to the upper right of their Office applications.

Supported on: At least Windows 7
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\general
Value Namedisablebackgrounds
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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