Turn off Windows Online

This policy setting specifies whether users can search and view content from Windows Online in Help and Support. Windows Online provides the most up-to-date Help content for Windows.

If you enable this policy setting, users are prevented from accessing online assistance content from Windows Online.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users can access online assistance if they have a connection to the Internet and have not disabled Windows Online from the Help and Support Options page.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Assistance\Client\1.0
Value NameNoOnlineAssist
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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