Allow deployment operations in special profiles

This policy setting allows you to manage the deployment of Windows Store apps when the user is signed in using a special profile. Special profiles are the following user profiles where changes are discarded after the user signs off:Roaming user profiles to which the “Delete cached copies of roaming profiles” Group Policy setting appliesMandatory user profiles and super-mandatory profiles which are created by an administratorTemporary user profiles which are created when an error prevents the correct profile from loadingUser profiles for the Guest account and members of the Guests groupIf you enable this policy setting Group Policy allows deployment operations (adding registering staging updating or removing an app package) of Windows Store apps when using a special profile. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting Group Policy blocks deployment operations of Windows Store apps when using a special profile.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> Appx # AllowDeploymentInSpecialProfiles

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> App Package Deployment


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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