You might want to disable a Configuration Manager 2007 software metering rule while still keeping it for later use.
The following procedure provides the steps necessary to enable or disable a software metering rule.
This setting to enable or disable a software metering rule is downloaded to client computers according to the Policy Polling Interval in the Computer Client Agent Properties dialog box (by default, every 60 minutes).
To enable or disable a software metering rule:
In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System Center Configuration Manager / Site Database / Computer Management / Software Metering.
Right-click one or more software metering rules and then click Enable or Disable.