Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Windows 8 Protip: Turn off SmartScreen filter

Annoyed at the SmartScreen filter popups when you try to install a program just like I was?  Here's how to disable them:

Open up Control Panel and select System and Security:

Click on Action Center:

 Expand the Security box by clicking the down arrow on the right:

Under Windows SmartScreen select Change settings:

On the popup select Don't do anything.

Click OK and you are all set!