Turn off Preview Pane

Hides the Preview Pane in Windows Explorer.

If you enable this policy setting, the Preview Pane in Windows Explorer is hidden and cannot be turned on by the user.

If you disable, or do not configure this setting, the Preview Pane is displayed by default and can be hidden by the user.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista

Registry PathSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value NameNoReadingPane
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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