Set signature verification level

This policy setting allows you to set the verification level used by Office 2013 applications when validating a digital signature.

If you enable this policy setting, you can set the verification level to any of the following:

- No rules: Office 2013 digital signature rules are disabled.

- Office 2007 rules: Office 2013 uses the Office 2007 digital signature rules.

- Office 2010 rules: Office 2013 uses the Office 2010 digital signature rules.

- Office 2013 rules: Office 2013 uses the Office 2013 digital signature rules.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, Office 2013 uses the Office 2007 digital signature rules.

Supported on: At least Windows 7



  1. No rules
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\signatures
    Value Nameverifyversion
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0
  2. Office 2007 rules
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\signatures
    Value Nameverifyversion
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  3. Office 2010 rules
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\signatures
    Value Nameverifyversion
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2
  4. Office 2013 rules
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\signatures
    Value Nameverifyversion
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value3


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