Privacy and Security Change Feedback Frequency in Windows 11


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Windows will occasionally display a message asking you to rate or provide written feedback about the product or services you use. You can use the Feedback frequency setting to adjust how often Microsoft asks you for this feedback.

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This tutorial will show you how to change the feedback frequency for your account or all users in Windows 11.


If you have a Windows Insider build installed, then you will not be able to change the Feedback frequency since it will be managed by Windows Insider Program.



Contents

  • Option One: Change Feedback Frequency for Current User in Settings
  • Option Two: Change Feedback Frequency for Current User using REG file
  • Option Three: Enable or Disable Feedback Frequency for All Users in Local Group Policy Editor
  • Option Four: Enable or Disable Feedback Frequency for All Users using REG file




Option One

Change Feedback Frequency for Current User in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Privacy & security on the left side, and click/tap on Diagnostics & feedback on the right side. (see screenshot below)


Feedback_frequency_Settings-1.png

3 Select Automatically (default), Always, Once a day, Once a week, or Never for what you want in the Feedback frequency drop menu. (see screenshots below)

Feedback_frequency_Settings-2.png
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4 You can now close Settings if you like.




Option Two

Change Feedback Frequency for Current User using REG file


1 Do step 2 (Automatically), step 3 (Always), step 4 (Once a day), step 5 (Once a week), step 6 (Never) below for what you want.

2 Change Feedback Frequency to Automatically

This is the default setting.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 7 below.​

Feedback_frequency_Automatically.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Siuf\Rules]
"NumberOfSIUFInPeriod"=-
"PeriodInNanoSeconds"=-

3 Change Feedback Frequency to Always

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 7 below.​

Feedback_frequency_Always.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Siuf\Rules]
"PeriodInNanoSeconds"=hex(b):00,e1,f5,05,00,00,00,00
"NumberOfSIUFInPeriod"=-

4 Change Feedback Frequency to Once a day

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 7 below.​

Feedback_frequency_Once_a_day.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Siuf\Rules]
"PeriodInNanoSeconds"=hex(b):00,c0,69,2a,c9,00,00,00
"NumberOfSIUFInPeriod"=dword:00000001

5 Change Feedback Frequency to Once a week

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 7 below.​

Feedback_frequency_Once_a_week.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Siuf\Rules]
"PeriodInNanoSeconds"=hex(b):00,40,e4,28,80,05,00,00
"NumberOfSIUFInPeriod"=dword:00000001

6 Change Feedback Frequency to Never

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 7 below.​

Feedback_frequency_Never.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Siuf\Rules]
"NumberOfSIUFInPeriod"=dword:00000000
"PeriodInNanoSeconds"=-

7 Save the REG file to your desktop.

8 Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

9 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

10 You can now delete the downloaded REG file if you like.




Option Three

Enable or Disable Feedback Frequency for All Users in Local Group Policy Editor


You must be signed in as an administrator to use this option.

The Local Group Policy Editor is only available in the Windows 11 Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions.

All editions can use Option Four to configure the same policy.


1 Open the Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc).

2 Navigate to the policy location below in the left pane of the Local Group Policy Editor. (see screenshot below)

Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Data Collection and Preview Builds

Feedback_frequency_gpedit-1.png

3 In the right pane of Data Collection and Preview Builds in the Local Group Policy Editor, double click/tap on the Do not show feedback notifications policy to edit it. (see screenshot above)

4 Do step 5 (enable) or step 6 (disable) below for what you want.

5 Enable Feedback Frequency

This is the default setting to allow using Option One and Option Two.


A) Select (dot) Not Configured. (see screenshot below)​

B) Click/tap on OK, and go to step 7 below.​

Feedback_frequency_gpedit-2.png

6 Disable Feedback Frequency

This will override and prevent using Option One and Option Two.


A) Select (dot) Enabled. (see screenshot below)​

B) Click/tap on OK, and go to step 7 below.​

Feedback_frequency_gpedit-3.png

7 You can now close the Local Group Policy Editor if you like.




Option Four

Enable or Disable Feedback Frequency for All Users using REG file


You must be signed in as an administrator to use this option.


1 Do step 2 (enable) or step 3 (disable) below for what you want.


 2. Enable Feedback Frequency

This is the default setting to allow using Option One and Option Two.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Enable_feedback_frequency.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\DataCollection]
"DoNotShowFeedbackNotifications"=-


 3. Disable Feedback Frequency

This will override and prevent using Option One and Option Two.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Disable_feedback_frequency.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\DataCollection]
"DoNotShowFeedbackNotifications"=dword:00000001

4 Save the REG file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 You can now delete the downloaded REG file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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