Registry Keys for Windows 10 Application Privacy Settings

The following registry keys in this post control the privacy settings in Windows 10. These settings can be found in the GUI by going to SETTINGS\PRIVACY.

Location:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\location
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Webcam:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\webcam
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Microphone:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\microphone
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Notifications:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\userNotificationListener
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Motion:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\activity
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Account Info:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\userAccountInformation
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Contacts:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\contacts
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Calendar:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\appointments
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Call History:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\phoneCallHistory
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Email:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\email
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Tasks:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\userDataTasks
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Messaging:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\chat
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Radios:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\radios
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Other Devices:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\bluetoothSync
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Background Apps:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Search
Enable:
Name: BackgroundAppGlobalToggle
Type: REG_DWORD
Data: 1
Disable:
Name: BackgroundAppGlobalToggle
Type: REG_DWORD
Data: 0


App Diagnostics:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\appDiagnostics
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Documents:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\documentsLibrary
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Pictures:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\picturesLibrary
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


Videos:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\videosLibrary
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny


File Systems:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\broadFileSystemAccess
Enable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Allow
Disable:
Name: Value
Type: REG_SZ
Data: Deny

1 Comment

  1. I’m grateful for the listing of settings AND the registry strings. Are these the only ones you recommend?
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