Disable web templates in File | New and on the Office Start screen

This policy setting controls whether users can download templates from Office.com from within the Office applications.

If you enable this policy setting, users will not see featured templates from Office.com in File | New and on the Office Start screen and will not be able to download templates from within Office applications.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users will see featured templates from Office.com in File | New and on the Office Start screen and will be able to download templates from within Office applications.

Note - Enabling this policy setting does not prevent users from downloading templates from Office.com using their Web browsers.

Supported on: At least Windows 7
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\common\general
Value Namedisablehyperlinkstowebtemplates
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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