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Using Microsoft Group Policy to control Edge policies

Updated on October 19, 2022

If you use a Microsoft Group Policy Object (GPO) to control Edge policies, and you enable the Configure native messaging block list setting in the Native Messaging section to block all extensions, perform the following steps to provide Robot Studio and Robot Runtime with the access they need to function correctly.

  1. Start the Microsoft Local Group Policy Editor.
  2. Select Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Microsoft Edge > Native Messaging
  3. In the Control which native messaging hosts users can use setting, add the following messaging-host executable so that messaging host is not blocked:
  4. Save your changes and close the Local Group Policy Editor.
  5. Optional: If you enable the Control which extensions cannot be installed setting in the Extensions section to block all extensions, add the Extension ID to the Allow specific extensions to be installed setting so that the extension can be installed.

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