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Define the maximum size of downloaded files and attachments to be scanned

This policy setting defines the maximum size (in kilobytes) of downloaded files and attachments that will be scanned. If you enable this setting downloaded files and attachments smaller than the size specified will be scanned. If you disable or do not configure this setting a default size will be applied.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows Defender -> Real-Time Protection # IOAVMaxSize; HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows Defender -> Real-Time Protection # IOAVMaxSize

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Windows Defender -> Real-time Protection

Notes

* 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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