How To Enable Reputation Based Protection In Windows 10

Enable the built-in PUP blocker tool of Windows

As your computer connects to the internet world, security risks also increase significantly. Every other day we hear about a new malware, hacking attacks, etc. Since Microsoft knows that security & privacy options were essential these days, they have introduced many new security features on Windows 10 version 2004.

Windows 10 May 2020 update or Version 2004 has been around for a while, and it introduced an enhanced Windows defender application along with a few other security features. The latest version of Windows 10 offers better malware protection, easier login, and stronger encryption.

It also has a feature known as Reputation-based Protection. The feature is hidden deep under the Settings, and it protects your device from malicious or potentially unwanted apps, files, and websites.

How to Enable Reputation-Based Protection in Windows 10

According to Microsoft, Reputation Based Protection can help protect your PC from potentially unwanted applications. Once enabled, it will automatically block apps and downloads that it feels to be malicious or might cause unexpected behaviors. This article will share a detailed guide on how to protect your Windows 10 computer from Potentially unwanted applications. Let's check out.

Step 1. First of all, click on the Start button and select Settings.

Step 2. On the Settings app, click on the Update & Security.

Step 3. Next, select Windows Security from the left side pane.

Step 4. From the list of options, click on App & browser control.

Step 5. Now on the Reputation-based protection section, click on the Turn on button.

Step 6. Next, click on the Reputation-based protection settings.

Step 7. Scroll down and enable the Potentially unwanted app blocking and enable the Block apps, and Block downloads option.

That's it! You are done. This is how you can enable reputation-based protection in Windows 10.


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