Configuration Item for Windows 10 64 Bit

Boopathi Subramaniam 3,241 Reputation points

Hi Team,

I need to create a configuration item as per the CVE-2021-40444.
All the devices are Windows 10 64 bit Opearting system.

Please let me now which registry to be used from the below to create configuration item




Please help.

Microsoft Configuration Manager
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  1. AllenLiu-MSFT 42,026 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi, @Boopathi Subramaniam
    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Q&A forum.

    As per the article:
    This registry is for all internet zones for 64-bit and 32-bit processes.
    And we know Wow6432Node is the registry accessed by 32-bit programs running in 64-bit system, so we should not use the path with Wow6432Node.
    We just need to use the registry as the article listed.

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  1. Garth Jones 1,351 Reputation points

    The KB for this should tell you exactly which reg key to use.

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  2. Philippe Levesque 5,706 Reputation points MVP

    Hi, it's in the path without WoW. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones*

    Per the KB:

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0]

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\1]

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\2]

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\3]

    This sets the URLACTION_DOWNLOAD_SIGNED_ACTIVEX (0x1001) and URLACTION_DOWNLOAD_UNSIGNED_ACTIVEX (0x1004) to DISABLED (3) for all internet zones for >>>64-bit and 32-bit processes<<<. New ActiveX controls will not be installed. Previously-installed ActiveX controls will continue to run.


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