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Turn off Windows Location Provider

This policy setting turns off the Windows Location Provider feature for this computer. If you enable this policy setting the Windows Location Provider feature will be turned off and all programs on this computer will not be able to use the Windows Location Provider feature. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting all programs on this computer can use the Windows Location Provider feature.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> LocationAndSensors # DisableWindowsLocationProvider

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Location and Sensors -> Windows Location Provider

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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