Turn off background sync for feeds and Web Slices

This policy setting controls whether to have background sync for feeds and Web Slices.

If you enable the policy setting, the ability to sync feeds and Web Slices in the background is disabled.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users are allowed to sync their feeds and Web Slices in the background.


Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 7.0
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Feeds
Value NameBackgroundSyncStatus
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value0
Disabled Value0

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