Updated: August 1, 2012
Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
|This setting has been removed in Windows 8.1.|
LogonWaitForAppRegistration specifies whether Windows waits for Windows Store apps registration to complete before showing the Windows Start screen to the user.
By default, when a new user logs onto the system, Windows begins first-login tasks, including registering each Windows Store apps, but allows the user to log on. Windows shows the Start screen, and continues to register apps in the background. Some apps may not work until app registration is complete.
You can use this setting to prevent users from seeing the Start screen until app registration is complete.
This setting can be helpful when customizing the Start Menu for Windows Store appss on servers that host Remote Desktop sessions.
When a new user logs onto the system, Windows waits for app registration to complete before showing the Start screen.
When a new user logs onto the system, Windows shows the start screen while continuing to register applications in the background.
This is the default value
Windows Server® 2012 editions.
For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-AllUserInstallAgent.
The following XML output specifies that Windows does not wait for app registration to complete before showing the Start screen.