Windows and IE SmartScreen Filter

Disabling the Windows Filter from the Desktop

  • Click the "Flag" icon in the Notification Area
  • Click "Open Action Center"

  • Click "Change Windows SmartScreen settings" (left column).

  • Select "Don't do anything" and click "OK."

  • Close the "Action Center."

Disabling the IE "SmartScreen Filter"

  1. IE "SmartScreen Filter"
  2. Click "Run" (Security Warning)
  3. Actions (SmartScreen Filter enabled)

  1. Run Anyway (under More Options)
  2. Connect (nothing else)


  1. Run (SmartScreen Filter disabled)
  2. Connect (nothing else)

After I disconnect:

  • Click "Quit"

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