Allow definition updates when running on battery power

This policy setting allows you to configure definition updates when the computer is running on battery power.

If you enable or do not configure this setting, definition updates will occur as usual regardless of power state.

If you disable this setting, definition updates will be turned off while the computer is running on battery power.

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

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