How do I disable SmartScreen?


  1. Posts : 272
    windows 10
       #1

    How do I disable SmartScreen?


    How do I disable SmartScreen?
    Everything I read about this says,

    Go to the Control Panel.
    Select "Security and Maintenance"
    Select "Change Windows SmartScreen settings"

    Problem is I don't have a "Change Windows SmartScreen settings" in my "Security and Maintenance" window.

    Don Cole
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  2. Posts : 34,921
    Win 10 Pro (1903) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #2

    Hi, go to Settings, and in the search box type 'smart'.

    Or just type
    smart

    in Cortana's search box (probably) on the taskbar.
    That should find it.

    Else please post a screenshot of what you see. Thanks.

    (To confirm, running as admin, build 1607, '10 pro, I do have that setting in my control panel)
    Last edited by dalchina; 26 Aug 2016 at 03:40.
      My Computers


  3. Posts : 151
    Windows 10
       #3

    Try to turn it off via registry:

    Windows SmartScreen Settings - Change in Windows 10
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  4. Posts : 272
    windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #4

    Thank you dalchina,
    While preparing my screenshot. I noticed that it had "Change Windows SmartScreen settings"
    It was worded differently and locate in a different location than the tutorial.

    Don Cole
      My Computer


  5. Posts : 61,517
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #5

    Thank you Don. The tutorial has now been updated. :)
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