Scan archive files

This policy setting allows you to configure scans for malicious software and unwanted software in archive files such as .ZIP or .CAB files.

If you enable or do not configure this setting, archive files will be scanned.

If you disable this setting, archive files will not be scanned.

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

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