Allow real-time definition updates based on reports to Microsoft SpyNet

This policy setting allows you to enable real-time definition updates in response to reports sent to Microsoft SpyNet. If the service reports a file as an unknown and Microsoft SpyNet finds that the latest definition update has definitions for a threat involving that file, the service will receive all of the latest definitions for that threat immediately. You must have configured your computer to join Microsoft SpyNet for this functionality to work.

If you enable or do not configure this setting, real-time definition updates will be enabled.

If you disable this setting, real-time definition updates will disabled.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Signature Updates
Value NameRealTimeSignatureDelivery
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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