Prevent CD and DVD Media Information Retrieval

Prevents media information for CDs and DVDs from being retrieved from the Internet.

This policy prevents the Player from automatically obtaining media information from the Internet for CDs and DVDs played by users. In addition, the Retrieve media information for CDs and DVDs from the Internet check box on the Privacy Options tab in the first use dialog box and on the Privacy tab in the Player are not selected and are not available.

When this policy is not configured or disabled, users can change the setting of the Retrieve media information for CDs and DVDs from the Internet check box.

Supported on: Windows Media Player 9 Series and later.

Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsMediaPlayer
Value NamePreventCDDVDMetadataRetrieval
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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