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Do not send a Windows error report when a generic driver is installed on a device

Windows has a feature that sends “generic-driver-installed” reports through the Windows Error Reporting infrastructure. This policy allows you to disable the feature. If you enable this policy setting an error report is not sent when a generic driver is installed. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting an error report is sent when a generic driver is installed.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> DeviceInstall -> Settings # DisableSendGenericDriverNotFoundToWER

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    System -> Device Installation

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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