Prevent Windows from sending an error report when a device driver requests additional software during installation

Windows has a feature that allows a device driver to request additional software through the Windows Error Reporting infrastructure. This policy allows you to disable the feature.

If you enable this policy setting, Windows will not send an error report to request additional software even if this is specified by the device driver.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, Windows sends an error report when a device driver that requests additional software is installed.

Supported on: Windows Server 2016 Version 1709, Windows 10 Version 1709, Windows Server 2016 Version 1703, Windows 10 Version 1703, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, and Windows 7 only

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\DeviceInstall\Settings
Value NameDisableSendRequestAdditionalSoftwareToWER
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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