Many Window 10 users use SmartScreen for security purpose to protect your computer from danger and stored data from external threats that can cause damage.

Once SmartScreen is enabled, it get ride of all functioning applications that contain suspected code on the system.

Just like SmartScreen for websites, it send information to Microsoft, the info is then put side by side with previously reported files to filter ends the functioning of the app as soon as a match is found.

The disadvantage you can face from this app is that false information that can stop a trusted app from working can surface but you can overcome it by whitelisting the app.

This post will teach you how to disable SmartScreen on Window 10. Follow the simple step below to learn  how to turn off SmartScreen on Window 10.

How to deactivate SmartScreen on Window 10

How to deactivate SmartScreen from ending app functionality

To do this, you can click on the “More info” and then click “Run away. But follow the easy step below,

  1. Open the File Explorer.
  2. Navigate to the location of the app you are attempting installation for.
  3. Double-click that installer.
  4. Click the “Close” button on the “Windows protected your PC” info.
  5. Right-click the installer and click the Properties option.
  6. Click the “General” tab.
  7.  Tap “Unlock” button under the “Security” section.
  8. Click “Apply”
  9. Click “OK”

When you are done with the step above, go and double click the .exe file to install the app. At this point there will be no security notification pop up.

If the app is not digitally signed correctly yet by the programmer, User Account Control Notification can pop up but you can continue to install so far it is a trusted app.


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