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The download location prompt must be configured.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-235765 EDGE-00-000052 SV-235765r626523_rule Low
Description
This setting provides positive feedback before a download starts, limiting the possibility of inadvertent downloads without notifying the user.
STIG Date
Microsoft Edge Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-17

Details

Check Text ( C-38984r626491_chk )
The policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Ask where to save downloaded files" must be set to "enabled".

Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Edge

If the value for "PromptForDownloadLocation" is not set to "REG_DWORD = 1", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-38947r626492_fix)
Set the policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Ask where to save downloaded files" to "enabled".