SOLVED: How to Disable APPS FOR OFFICE in Office 2013

If you are in IT and deploying Office 2013 you are likely woried about security and in particular, you might want to disable the APPS FOR OFFICE feature.  You can disable AfO in three ways:

  1. REGISTRY: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\WEF\trustedcatalogs!disableallcatalogs
  2. GROUP POLICY: User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Microsoft Office 2013\Security Settings\Trust Center\Trusted Catalogs
  3. OFFICE CUSTOMIZATION TOOL (OCT): Microsoft Office 2013 > Security Settings > Trust Center > Trusted Catalogs

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