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

If the Microsoft-Windows-SQMAPI component 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


Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-SQMAPI | CEIPEnabled

Applies To

For the list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-SQMAPI.

XML Example

The following XML output disables Windows CEIP.

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