Scan packed executables

This policy setting allows you to configure scanning for packed executables. It is recommended that this type of scanning remain enabled.

If you enable or do not configure this setting, packed executables will be scanned.

If you disable this setting, packed executables 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 NameDisablePackedExeScanning
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value0
Disabled Value1

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