Hide the file scan progress window

This policy setting hides the file scan progress window. This window provides status information to sophisticated users but it might confuse novices. If you enable this policy setting the file scan window does not appear during file scanning. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting the file scan progress window appears.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows NT -> Windows File Protection # SfcShowProgress

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    System -> Windows File Protection


* 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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