Restrict unpacking and installation of gadgets that are not digitally signed.

This policy setting allows you to restrict the installation of unsigned gadgets. Desktop gadgets can be deployed as compressed files, either digitally signed or unsigned.
If you enable this setting, gadgets that have not been digitally signed will not be extracted.

If you disable or do not configure this setting, both signed and unsigned gadgets will be extracted.
The default is for Windows to extract both signed and unsigned gadgets.

Supported on: Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Vista
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Windows\Sidebar
Value NameTurnOffUnsignedGadgets
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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