AppLocker

How to Delete an AppLocker Rule in Windows 10

AppLocker advances the app control features and functionality of Software Restriction Policies. AppLocker contains new capabilities and extensions that allow you to create rules to allow or deny apps from running based on unique identities of files and to specify which users or groups can run those apps.

AppLocker helps you control which apps and files users can run. These include executable files, scripts, Windows Installer files, dynamic-link libraries (DLLs), packaged apps (aka: Microsoft Store apps), and packaged app installers.

You can always delete an AppLocker rule when you no longer need or want it.

This tutorial will show you how to delete an AppLocker rule in Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education.

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How to Clear AppLocker Policy in Windows 10

AppLocker advances the app control features and functionality of Software Restriction Policies. AppLocker contains new capabilities and extensions that allow you to create rules to allow or deny apps from running based on unique identities of files and to specify which users or groups can run those apps.

AppLocker helps you control which apps and files users can run. These include executable files, scripts, Windows Installer files, dynamic-link libraries (DLLs), packaged apps (aka: Microsoft Store apps), and packaged app installers.

AppLocker policies can only be configured on and applied to computers that are running on the supported versions and editions of the Windows operating system. You can configure AppLocker policies on any edition of Windows 10, but you can only manage (enforce) AppLocker on devices running Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education.

Clearing the AppLocker policy on a computer returns all AppLocker settings to not configured (default) and deletes all existing rules.

This tutorial will show you how to clear (reset) AppLocker policy to return all AppLocker settings to default and delete all existing rules in Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education.

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How to Export and Import AppLocker Policy for Rules in Windows 10

AppLocker advances the app control features and functionality of Software Restriction Policies. AppLocker contains new capabilities and extensions that allow you to create rules to allow or deny apps from running based on unique identities of files and to specify which users or groups can run those apps.

AppLocker helps you control which apps and files users can run. These include executable files, scripts, Windows Installer files, dynamic-link libraries (DLLs), packaged apps (aka: Microsoft Store apps), and packaged app installers.

AppLocker policies can only be configured on and applied to computers that are running on the supported versions and editions of the Windows operating system. You can configure AppLocker policies on any edition of Windows 10, but you can only manage (enforce) AppLocker on devices running Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education.

You can export an AppLocker policy from a computer running any edition of Windows 10, and import the AppLocker Policy to any computer running Windows 10 Enterprise or Windows 10 Education.

Exporting and importing an AppLocker policy from a computer can be used as a way to backup an restore your AppLocker policy, or to apply it on another computer.

This tutorial will show you how to export (backup) and import (restore) AppLocker policy using an XML file in Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education.

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How to Use AppLocker to Allow or Block DLL Files from Running in Windows 10

AppLocker helps you control which apps and files users can run. These include executable files, scripts, Windows Installer files, dynamic-link libraries (DLLs), packaged apps (aka: Microsoft Store apps), and packaged app installers.

AppLocker defines DLL rules to include only the .dll and .ocx file formats.

This tutorial will show you how to use AppLocker to allow or block specified DLL (.dll and .osx) files to run for all or specific users and groups in Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education.

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How to Use AppLocker to Allow or Block Windows Installer Files from Running in Windows 10

AppLocker helps you control which apps and files users can run. These include executable files, scripts, Windows Installer files, dynamic-link libraries (DLLs), packaged apps (aka: Microsoft Store apps), and packaged app installers.

AppLocker defines Windows Installer rules to include only the .msi, .msp, and .mst file formats.

The purpose of this collection is to allow you to control the installation of files on client computers and servers through Group Policy or the Local Security Policy snap-in.

This tutorial will show you how to use AppLocker to allow or block specified Windows Installer (.msi, .msp, and .mst) files to run for all or specific users and groups in Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education.

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How to Use AppLocker to Allow or Block Script Files from Running in Windows 10

AppLocker helps you control which apps and files users can run. These include executable files, scripts, Windows Installer files, dynamic-link libraries (DLLs), packaged apps (aka: Microsoft Store apps), and packaged app installers.

AppLocker defines script rules to include only the .ps1, .bat, .cmd, .vbs, and .js file formats.

This tutorial will show you how to use AppLocker to allow or block specified script (.ps1, .bat, .cmd, .vbs, and .js) files to run for all or specific users and groups in Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education.

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How to Use AppLocker to Allow or Block Executable Files from Running in Windows 10

AppLocker helps you control which apps and files users can run. These include executable files, scripts, Windows Installer files, dynamic-link libraries (DLLs), packaged apps (aka: Microsoft Store apps), and packaged app installers.

AppLocker defines executable rules as any files with the .exe and .com extensions that are associated with an app. Because all of the default rules for the executable rule collection are based on folder paths, all files under those paths will be allowed.

This tutorial will show you how to use AppLocker to allow or block specified executable (.exe and .com) files to run for all or specific users and groups in Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education.

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How to Use AppLocker to Block Microsoft Store Apps from Running in Windows 10

AppLocker helps you control which apps and files users can run. These include executable files, scripts, Windows Installer files, dynamic-link libraries (DLLs), packaged apps, and packaged app installers.

Packaged apps are also known as Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps from the Microsoft Store or already included with Windows 10.

This tutorial will show you how to use AppLocker to block running specified Microsoft Store apps for all or specific users and groups in Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education.

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