[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

Enabled indicates whether the Windows® Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) is enabled.

If CEIP is enabled, it collects and sends data to Microsoft® about Windows usage. Participation in this program is voluntary, and the results are recorded to implement improvements for future releases.

This setting has no effect on Server Core installations of Windows Server® 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2012.



Specifies that Windows CEIP is chosen during OOBE. If the user decides to skip OOBE during installation, CEIP will be opted out. The user receives no further notifications.

This is the default value.


Specifies that Windows CEIP collects and sends anonymous data to Microsoft to help improve Windows.


Valid configuration passes


Applies to

Windows edition Windows for x86-based computers Windows for x64-based computers
Windows 10 Technical Preview for desktop editions (Home, Pro, and Enterprise) x86 amd64




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