Ensure 'Turn off Help Experience Improvement Program' is set to 'Enabled'


This policy setting specifies whether users can participate in the Help Experience Improvement program. The Help Experience Improvement program collects information about how customers use Windows Help so that Microsoft can improve it.

The recommended state for this setting is: Enabled.


Large enterprise managed environments may not want to have information collected by Microsoft from managed client computers.


Users cannot participate in the Help Experience Improvement program.


To establish the recommended configuration via GP, set the following UI path to Enabled:

User Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\System\Internet Communication Management\Internet Communication Settings\Turn off Help Experience Improvement Program

Note: This Group Policy path is provided by the Group Policy template HelpAndSupport.admx/adml that is included with all versions of the Microsoft Windows Administrative Templates.

Default Value:

Disabled. (Users can turn on the Help Experience Improvement program feature from the Help and Support settings page.)

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