Update Channel

This policy setting controls which channel the Office automatic update system will use.

If you enable this policy setting, Office automatic update system will use the specified channel.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, Office automatic update system will use the default channel.

Important: This policy applies to Office products installed via Click-to-Run. This policy has no effect on Office products installed via Windows Installer (MSI).

Supported on: At least Windows 7
Channel identifier:

Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\common\officeupdate
Value Nameupdatebranch
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value

office16.admx

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