Windows will block software that it considers undesirable

Windows will block software that it considers undesirable

Built-in Windows antivirus will block installation of potentially unwanted applications by default. This is reported by WindowsLatest, citing the support service of the OS.

The changes will affect the work of Windows 10 “Protector”. The system itself will determine which software is undesirable. The list includes: adware, torrents, miners, and applications with a bad reputation in the industry. All of this software will be blocked by default.

Last year, Microsoft added a feature to the Windows 10 settings app that allows you to instantly block potentially unwanted apps using SmartScreen Windows.

The innovation will become available in the August Windows 10 update. To prevent software from blocking, users will have to manually disable this option in the OS settings.

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