Network access: Remotely accessible registry paths

Network access: Remotely accessible registry paths

This security setting determines which registry keys can be accessed over the network, regardless of the users or groups listed in the access control list (ACL) of the winreg registry key.

Default:

System\\CurrentControlSet\\Control\\ProductOptions
System\\CurrentControlSet\\Control\\Server Applications
Software\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion

Caution

Incorrectly editing the registry may severely damage your system. Before making changes to the registry, you should back up any valued data on the computer.
Note: This security setting is not available on earlier versions of Windows. The security setting that appears on computers running Windows XP, "Network access: Remotely accessible registry paths" corresponds to the "Network access: Remotely accessible registry paths and subpaths" security option on members of the Windows Server 2003 family. For more information, see Network access: Remotely accessible registry paths and subpaths.
Default:

System\CurrentControlSet\Control\ProductOptions
System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Server Applications
Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

Policy path: 

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Local Policies\Security Options

Comments: 

Important: The Network access: Remotely accessible registry paths security setting that appears on computers running Windows XP corresponds to the Network access: Remotely accessible registry paths and subpaths security policy setting on members of the Wi

Supported on: 

At least Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003

Registry settings: 

MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurePipeServers\Winreg\AllowedPaths\Machine

Reboot required: 

No