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Prevent Codec Download

ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:28008Date: (C)2015-10-08   (M)2017-10-31
Class: COMPLIANCEFamily: windows




This policy setting allows you to prevent Windows Media Player from downloading codecs. If you enable this policy setting, the Player is prevented from automatically downloading codecs to your computer. In addition, the Download codecs automatically check box on the Player tab in the Player is not available. If you disable this policy setting, codecs are automatically downloaded and the Download codecs automatically check box is not available. If you do not configure this policy setting, users can change the setting for the Download codecs automatically check box. Fix: (1) GPO: User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Media Player\Playback!Prevent Codec Download (2) REG: HKEY_USERS\Software\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsMediaPlayer!PreventCodecDownload

Platform:
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Reference:
CCE-37445-4
CPE    1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2012::r2:x64
CCE    1
CCE-37445-4
XCCDF    2
xccdf_org.secpod_benchmark_NIST_800_171_R1_Windows_Server_2012_R2
xccdf_org.secpod_benchmark_general_Windows_2012_R2

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