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Published on 05.26.09 by Brent Trahan

Turn Off Help Experience Improvement Program

Learn how to turn off the Help Experience Improvement program in Windows 7.

Specifies whether users can participate in the Help Experience Improvement program. The Help Experience Improvement program collects information about how customers use Windows Help so that Microsoft can improve it.

If this setting is enabled, this policy prevents users from participating in the Help Experience Improvement program.

If this setting is disabled or not configured, users will be able to turn on the Help Experience Improvement program feature from the Help and Support settings page.

Turn Off Help Experience Improvement Program

  1. Type gpedit.msc in the Start menu’s search box and then press Enter.

    Note: This guide shows you how to make changes to Windows 7 using Group Policy. Group Policy is not available in Home versions of Windows 7.

  2. Navigate to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, System, Internet Communication Management, and then select Internet Communication Settings in the left column of the Group Policy editor.

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  3. Double-click Turn off Help Experience Improvement Program in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
  4. Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.

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