Allow users to pause scan

This policy setting allows you to manage whether or not end users can pause a scan in progress.

If you enable or do not configure this setting, a new context menu will be added to the task tray icon to allow the user to pause a scan.

If you disable this setting, users will not be able to pause scans.

Supported on: At least Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Scan
Value NameAllowPause
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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