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Disable Smart Screen for Edge downloads in Windows 10

Disable Smart Screen for Edge downloads in Windows 10

The SmartScreen filter is a technology which was initially designed for Internet Explorer to protect users from malicious websites and downloads. Edge, the default web browser in Windows 10, also uses the SmartScreen feature and checks visited sites and downloaded files.

How to disable Windows SmartScreen in Windows 10

How to disable Windows SmartScreen in Windows 10

The SmartScreen filter is a technology which was initially designed for Internet Explorer to protect users from malicious websites and web applications. It was integrated with IE8 and IE9 (as the successor to IE7's Phishing filter). Starting with Windows 8, Microsoft implemented Internet Explorer's SmartScreen feature directly into the operating system so files are screened for being potentially harmful.