Configure removal of items from Quarantine folder

This policy setting defines the number of days items should be kept in the Quarantine folder before being removed.

If you enable this setting, items will be removed from the Quarantine folder after the number of days specified.

If you disable or do not configure this setting, items will be kept in the quarantine folder indefinitely and will not be automatically removed.

Supported on: At least Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT
Configure removal of items from Quarantine folder

Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Quarantine
Value NamePurgeItemsAfterDelay
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
Min Value0
Max Value10000000

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