How to Disable or Remove “Windows Protected Your PC” Popup?


In Windows 10, there are some built-in security features designed to protect your PC from a number of malicious apps and criminal websites. Among these features, the Windows Defender SmartScreen feature is representative.

It is enabled by default and runs in the background to prevent you from running certain apps that are unrecognized by the Windows software database or known to be malicious. This could be a good protective measure for your PC.

Usually, you will receive a popup if you attempt to run or install an application that Windows doesn’t recognize. The warning is “Windows protected your PC. Windows SmartScreen prevented an unrecognized app from starting…”

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