You can enable or disable the SmartScreen filter for Microsoft Store apps in Windows 10 using Windows Security or Registry Editor. SmartScreen is, it is a feature which helps detect phishing websites and can also protect you from installing malware or malware. Whenever a malicious link or application is encountered, SmartScreen displays a warning.
We have already seen how to completely deactivate the SmartScreen filter. Now let’s see how to turn off the SmartScreen filter for Microsoft Store apps.
Disable SmartScreen for Microsoft Store apps
You can enable or disable the SmartScreen filter for Microsoft Store apps in Windows 10 using the Windows Registry or Security Editor. To disable SmartScreen apps for Microsoft Store in Windows 10, follow these steps:
- Use the start search
- Open Windows security
- Click on Application and Browser Control
- Open reputation-based protection settings
- Switch the SmartScreen filter for Microsoft Store apps to the Off position.
You can also use the Windows Registry to enable or disable SmartScreen for Microsoft Store apps.
hurry WinKey + R combination, type mis Regedt32.exe in Run dialog box and press Enter to open the Registry Editor.
In the left pane of this location, create a new key. Right-click> New> Key. Name this key as AppHost.
Now in the left pane of this newly created key, create a DWORD value> right click> New> DWORD value. Name the DWORD as EnableWebContentEvaluation. Double-click the DWORD to change its value.
The values for EnableWebContentEvaluation DWORD are:
Entering 0 will disable SmartScreen apps for Microsoft Store.
Click on Okay and go out.
I hope you find the tip useful.
POINT: This message will help you if you see that Windows SmartScreen cannot be reached at this time.