Turn off the Store application

Denies or allows access to the Store application.

If you enable this setting, access to the Store application is denied. Access to the Store is required for installing app updates.

If you disable or don't configure this setting, access to the Store application is allowed.


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

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