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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update GPO: Configure Support Info for Windows Defender

With Windows 10 Fall Creators Update ready to deliver on October 17, there are some new Group Policy settings that will be introduced. As these are uncovered, we’ll highlight them here on myITforum.

  • ADMX File: WindowsDefender.admx
  • Overview: Configure customized contact information
  • Class: Machine
  • Location: SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender Security Center\Enterprise Customization
  • Value: EnableInApp
  • Policy values:  1 (Enabled); 0 (Disabled)
  • Details: Display specified contact information to local users in a contact card flyout menu in the Windows Defender Security Center. Disabled: No contact information will be shown in the Windows Defender Security Center.  Not configured: Same as Disabled. Enabled: Your company contact information will be displayed in a flyout menu in the Windows Defender Security Center. After setting this to Enabled, you must configure the Specify contact company name GP setting and at least one of the following GP settings:
-Specify contact phone number or Skype ID
-Specify contact email number or email ID
-Specify contact website

 

  • ADMX File: WindowsDefender.admx
  • Overview: Specify contact phone number or Skype ID
  • Class: Machine
  • Location: SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender Security Center\Enterprise Customization
  • Value: (See above)
  • Policy values:  (see details)
  • Details: Specify the phone number or Skype ID that will be displayed in the Windows Defender Security Center and associated notifications. Users can click on the contact information to automatically call the supplied number. Skype will be used to initiate the call. Enabled: Enter the phone number or Skype ID in the Options section. Disabled: A contact phone number or Skype ID will not be shown in either the Windows Defender Security Center or any notifications it creates. Not configured: Same as Disabled.

 


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