Enable SmartScreen Filter in Windows 8

Introduction 

 
In this article we are going learn how to enable SmartScreen Filter in Windows 8. Microsoft launched a SmartScreen Filter in Windows 8 for applications. It is used for security purposes of Windows. Windows 8 provides the new layer of security that has made SmartScreen Filter. It prevents malware infection.
 
You can secure your system with the help of the internet. The SmartScreen Filter provides protects from unrecognized applications downloaded from the internet and it gives you a warninig before you run an application or download an application.
 

How to Enable SmartScreen Filter in Windows 8?

 
Step 1
 
Move the cursor on bottom-right and select the search box.
 
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Step 2
 
We can type "Control Panel" in the search box and click on it.
 
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Step 3
 
In the Control Panel, click on the "System and Security".
 
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Step 4
 
In this step, click on "Action Center" under the System and Security.
 
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Step 5
 
In this step, first you click the Expander Control that will show you a list and in this list, you click on the "Change Settings" under the Windows SmartScreen.
 
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Step 6
 
In this step, the SmartScreen window will be shown. You can click on the Radio Button as you need. You change the Radio Button from the default according to your need and click on the Ok Button.
 
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Summary 

 
In this article, we learned about Enable SmartScreen Filter in Windows 8.