Specify Windows File Protection cache location

This policy setting specifies an alternate location for the Windows File Protection cache. If you enable this policy setting enter the fully qualified local path to the new location in the “Cache file path” box. If you disable this setting or do not configure it the Windows File Protection cache is located in the %Systemroot% -> System32 -> Dllcache directory. Note: Do not put the cache on a network shared directory.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

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

  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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