Turn off Windows Location Provider


This policy setting turns off the Windows Location Provider feature for this computer.

If you enable this policy setting, the Windows Location Provider feature will be turned off, and all programs on this computer will not be able to use the Windows Location Provider feature.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, all programs on this computer can use the Windows Location Provider feature.

Supported on: Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1 only
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\LocationAndSensors
Value NameDisableWindowsLocationProvider
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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