Force Runtime AV Scan

This policy setting only applies to subscription versions of Office, such as Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise, and to subscription versions of Project and Visio.​

This policy setting controls when Office files are scanned at runtime by an installed Anti-Virus software.

Note, files will only be scanned if the Anti-Virus software registers as a provider for runtime scanning.

If you enable this policy setting, Office applications will submit all files for a runtime scan by Antivirus.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, Office will selectively submit certain files, for example encrypted files, for a runtime scan by Antivirus.

Supported on: At least Windows 10 Server, Windows 10 or Windows 10 RT

Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\common\security
Value Nameforceruntimeavscan
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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