Turn off all user customizations

This policy setting can prevent users from making any Quick Access Toolbar and the Ribbon customizations. This includes customizations made through user interface (UI) entry points, or loaded from documents or templates.

If you enable this policy setting, users will not be able to customize the Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon through either the Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon tabs in the application's Office Center dialog box, or the right-click menu on the Ribbon. In addition, Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon customizations originating from documents or templates will not be loaded when these documents are opened.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users can make Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon customizations through the UI, as well as load them from documents and templates.

Supported on: At least Windows 7
Disallow in Word
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\toolbars\word
Value Namenousercustomization
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Disallow in Excel
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\toolbars\excel
Value Namenousercustomization
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Disallow in PowerPoint
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\toolbars\powerpoint
Value Namenousercustomization
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Disallow in Access
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\toolbars\access
Value Namenousercustomization
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Disallow in Outlook
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\toolbars\outlook
Value Namenousercustomization
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Disallow in SharePoint Designer
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\sharepoint designer
Value Namenousercustomization
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Disallow in Publisher
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\toolbars\publisher
Value Namenousercustomization
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Disallow in Project
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\toolbars\project
Value Namenousercustomization
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Disallow in Visio
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\toolbars\visio
Value Namenousercustomization
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Disallow in OneNote
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\toolbars\onenote
Value Namenousercustomization
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Disallow in InfoPath
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\toolbars\infopath
Value Namenousercustomization
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Disallow in SharePoint Workspace
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\toolbars\groove
Value Namenousercustomization
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0

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