Turn off Steps Recorder

This policy setting controls the state of Steps Recorder. Steps Recorder keeps a record of steps taken by the user. The data generated by Steps Recorder can be used in feedback systems such as Windows Error Reporting to help developers understand and fix problems. The data includes user actions such as keyboard input and mouse input user interface data and screen shots. Steps Recorder includes an option to turn on and off data collection. If you enable this policy setting Steps Recorder will be disabled. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting Steps Recorder will be enabled.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> AppCompat # DisableUAR

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Application Compatibility


* 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.
You're here :
Checkout Kapil Sparks™