Windows 10: How to disable Camera using Group Policy or Registry Editor on Windows 10

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    How to disable Camera using Group Policy or Registry Editor on Windows 10


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    Privacy is the most important factor in our current online world! I have privacy concerns or for some other reason you do not use the camera on your Windows 10 device, you can follow the instructions in this post to completely disable the camera on your PC at the operating system level. Disable Camera using […]

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    WinClub, Jun 18, 2021
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  2. Windows Defender Group Policy Disabeled

    Hi,

    Thank you for contacting Microsoft community.

    As you have stated you want to disable the group policy so that you can run windows defender on the computer.

    I would like to suggest few troubleshooting steps:

    Method 1: Disable group policy from gpedit.msc


    • Press Windows key + R.

    • Type gpedit.msc and click Ok.(it will open Local Group policy editor)

    • Go to Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Windows Components/Windows Defender.

    • In the right pane of
      Windows Defender
      in Local Group Policy Editor, double click/tap on the
      Turn off Windows Defender
      policy to edit it.

    • Select (dot) Not Configured or
      Disabled, click/tap on OK,

    • When finished, you can close the Local Group Policy Editor if you like.
    If the issue still persist you can follow method 2.

    Method 2: Disable group policy from registry.

    Important: This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow
    these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the
    article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

    How to back up and restore the registry in Windows

    How to back up and restore the registry in Windows


    • Press Window Key +R.

    • Type regedit and click. (it will open registry)

    • Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender

    • Right Click on Window Defender to create a new Dword.

    • Click on New and Select Dword.

    • Type DisableAntiSpyware.

    • Right click on DisableAntiSpyware and click on modify.

    • Set the value to 0 instead of 1.

    Hope this information is helpful. If the issue still persists, you can write back to us and we will be glad to assist you further.
     
    Morris Subba, Jun 18, 2021
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  3. After windows 10 latest update, unable to disable lock screen through group policy editor.

    Hi Mehrad,

    I realize the inconvenience you are experiencing while disabling the Lock Screen. I will certainly help you.

    I appreciate your efforts in troubleshooting the issue.

    Please mention the steps how exactly you have troubleshoot the issue using Group Policy Editor.

    I suggest you to please follow the below mention steps in order to fix the issue:

    • Press Windows logo + R keys to open the
      Run Command, and type gpedit.msc to open the
      Local Group Policy Editor
      .
    • In the left pane of Local Group Policy Editor, go to
      Computer Configuration
      >Administrative Tools>Control Panel>Personalization.
    • Now, click on the Action on the ribbon, and select
      Filter Options
      .
    • Check on Enable Requirements Filters, and check
      Windows 10 Operating System
      , and click Ok.
    • Click on the Do not display the lock screen policy to edit it.
    • Select Disable, and click on Ok.
    • Restart the system, and check if it helps.

    Please reach back to us, if you still face difficulty in disabling the Lock Screen. We will be happy to help.

    Thank you.
     
    Mayank_Bhiwal, Jun 18, 2021
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  4. How to disable Camera using Group Policy or Registry Editor on Windows 10

    group policy editor

    Hi Tony,

    Group Policy Editor in Windows is a tool to help you manage policy settings. Here's how you can access the Local Group Policy Editor:

    • Press Win+R to open Run.
    • Type gpedit.msc, and then click OK.

    Let us know how else we can help.
     
    Patricia Yu, Jun 18, 2021
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