Windows 10: Turn off SmartScreen Filter in Windows 10 Solved


  1. Posts : 176
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64 1709
       06 Nov 2015 #1

    Turn off SmartScreen Filter in Windows 10


    Hi,
    According to this page:

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...=vs.85%29.aspx

    Navigate to section :: "To turn off Turn on SmartScreen Filter to check web content (URLs) that Windows Store apps use:"

    I have created a .bat file with the following contents:

    Code:
    REM Disable "Turn on SmartScreen Filter"
    REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppHost\EnableWebContentEvaluation" /V "Enabled" /T REG_DWORD /D "0" /F
    After running the .bat file, I go to Settings > Privacy > General and "Turn on SmartScreen Filter..." is still On.
    Am I doing anything wrong?!
    Thanks :)
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  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,119
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       06 Nov 2015 #2

    Hello omidsolo, :)

    It should be for this below instead.

    SmartScreen Filter for Store Apps - Turn On or Off

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppHost

    EnableWebContentEvaluation DWORD

    0 = off
    1 = on
    (For .bat file)
    Code:
    :: Disable "Turn on SmartScreen Filter"
    
    REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppHost" /V EnableWebContentEvaluation /T REG_DWORD /D 1 /F
    Last edited by Brink; 06 Nov 2015 at 23:49. Reason: typo
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