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Win10 Tips: Turn off the SmartScreen filter of the Edge browser completely

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The built-in Edge browser of Win10 contains one of the important functions of the IE browser the SmartScreen filter which can help users avoid visiting known malicious websites . However this feature that provides lessons for the past is inevitably suspected of collecting user information because the reason it can provide you with website screening is because SmartScreen needs to collect records of all users visiting all websites. For some users this It feels like being stared at by someone online.

Of course Microsoft theoretically will not report the various non-describable websites you have on to anyone. Despite this you may still not want Microsoft to know about this. It's very simple don't let it know from now on. To completely close SmartScreen you only need to add a registry value. The specific method is as follows: 1. Enter regedit in the Cortana search bar and press Enter to enter the registry editor

2. Locate to

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREPoliciesMicrosoftMicrosoftEdgePhishingFilter

Note: If there is no MicrosoftEdgePhishingFilter under Microsoft create these two items in sequence (as shown above)

3. Create a new DWORD (32-bit) value in PhishingFilter name it EnabledV9 and keep the value data as 0 as shown in the figure below

This When restarting the File Explorer the SmartScreen of the Edge browser was successfully closed. If you want to open it again you can change the value of EnabledV9 to 1 or just delete this value.

It should be noted that although the Edge browser provides the option of turning off SmartScreen in the settings (as shown above) this option actually focuses on download filtering use this switch The shutdown is not complete and the above registry method is relatively clean.

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