Disable VBA for Office applications

This policy setting allows you to prevent Excel, SharePoint Designer, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word from using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), whether or not the VBA feature is installed on user computers. Changing this policy setting will not install or remove the VBA files from the user computers. For more information about configuring security settings, see the Office Resource Kit.

If you enable this policy setting, VBA is disabled on Office applications on user computers.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, VBA is enabled for 2010 Office applications on user computers.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\14.0\common
Value Namevbaoff
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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